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Spare your breath to cool your porridge.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
Speak but little, and that little only when thy own purposes require it. Heaven has given thee two ears but only one tongue, which means: listen to two things, but be not the first to propose one.
– HafizRate it:
Speak clearly, if you speak at all carve every word before you let it fall.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
Speak of the devil and he appears.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
Speak of things public to the public, but of things lofty and secret only to the loftiest and most private of your friends. Hay to the ox and sugar to the parrot.
– Johannes Trithemius, 1488Rate it:
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
– John Greenleaf WhittierRate it:
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
– William PennRate it:
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
– William PennRate it:
Speak softly and carry a big stick you will go far.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
Speak the language of high intelligence, and thus you speak the language of God.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
– Slovenian ProverbRate it:
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
– The DhammapadaRate it:
Speak to me as to thy thinkings,
As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts
The worst of words.

– William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3Rate it:
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts The worst of words.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee.
– Biblical ProverbRate it:
Speak well of your enemies; after all you made them.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance", 1841Rate it:
Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
Speaking and doing are two different actions springing up the two completely different results. But, the best result arrives when a man’s speaking of good words matches with his corresponding and timely action to benefit everyone.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces obstinacy, it sharpens the sense of alienation and strengthens the power of resistance.
– Friedrich Wilhelm NietzscheRate it:
Speaking like this doesn't mean that we're anti-white, but it does mean we're anti-exploitation, we're anti-degradation, we're anti-oppression.
– Malcolm XRate it:
Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special.
– Fran LebowitzRate it:

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