"Don't talk unless you can improve the silence"
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"A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it."
"An orator who is disposed to evil subverts the law."
"The secret of successful speakers? Passion and compassion with a purpose."
"Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much."
"Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding."
"When at a loss how to go on, cough."
"He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue."
"Two great talkers will not travel far together."
"Our public men are speaking every day on something, but they ain't saying anything."
"Be sincere, be brief; be seated."
"People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little."
"Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care."
"He suffered from a rush of words to the head."
"Most people have to talk so they won't hear."
"It always takes a person much longer to tell you what he thinks than what he knows."
"When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind."
"When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people."
"It is terrible to speak well and be wrong."
"I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which Americans submit to speeches."
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