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Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may.
When President Obama speaks about raising taxes on the rich, he speaks about high-income employees and small business owners, not entrepreneurs who build big businesses.
The need for peace in Northern Ireland goes well beyond political stability. It now speaks to regional Europe and even global stability.
Every person who speaks or writes for the public will make an occasional faux pas, and sooner or later will write or say something inappropriate.
Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.
Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants.
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
People are afraid, and when people are afraid, when their pie is shrinking, they look for somebody to hate. They look for somebody to blame. And a real leader speaks to anxiety and to fear and allays those fears, assuages anxiety.
Henry Louis Gates
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
Anyone who speaks in the name of others is always an imposter.
Emile M. Cioran
Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have.
I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance.
When the heart speaks, its language is the same under all latitudes.
The German language speaks Being, while all the others merely speak of Being.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
Charles de Gaulle
The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life.
Man does not speak because he thinks; he thinks because he speaks. Or rather, speaking is no different than thinking: to speak is to think.
My mother is not a woman of ordinary culture. She knows literature and speaks Spanish better than I do. She even corrected my poems and gave me advice when I was studying rhetoric.
Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.
John Churton Collins
Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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