"It always takes a person much longer to tell you what he thinks than what he knows."
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"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."
"Some people approach every problem with an open mouth."
"I would rather be guilty of talking over a person's head than behind his back."
"The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much."
"If you have nothing to say, say nothing."
"Most of the time in married life is taken up by talk."
"Once I have heard the story or joke used twice by other speakers or entertainer, I avoid it."
"Look wise say nothing and grunt, speech was given to conceal thought."
"Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself."
"Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk to much."
"There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going."
"Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound."
"One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness."
"The first evil those who are prone to talk suffer, is that they hear nothing."
"They talk most who have the least to say."
"Speak when you are spoken to."
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