"Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself."
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"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."
"Talking without thinking is like shooting without taking aim."
"The less people think the more they talk."
"Speak little and to the purpose."
"Speak and the man shall be shown."
"The words of tongue should have three gate keepers."
"To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing."
"A closed mouth catches no flies."
"A good speaker makes a good liar."
"Once you get people laughing, they're listening and you can tell them almost anything."
"It is delivery that makes the orators success."
"I do not speak of what I cannot praise."
"Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one."
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