One learns more from listening than speaking. And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls.
My greatest fear is speaking in public.
I think the key attributes for a good speaker are someone that's articulate and someone that puts a fair amount of humour into what they do.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
Anyone who refuses to speak out off campus does not deserve to be listened to on campus.
Four years ago in speaking of a Jewish nation one ran the risk of being regarded ridiculous. Today he makes himself ridiculous who denies the existence of a Jewish nation.
It doesn't matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can't speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community.
When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.
I still speak to my parents only in German, and I have endless family over there.
A 'real pastor' is not preaching of their own; they are speaking what God put in their heart by the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is using them at that very moment to speak to the congregations situations -past, present, and future.
I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable.
I just love mermaids. I was a mermaid in my past life. I just feel it when I go in the sea. I just feel a connection there between me, and the water, and the fish - they speak to me - and the shells - they ring out to me.
I don't speak to my brother every week - doesn't mean I don't love him.
When we're upset, our vocal cords tighten and we can't speak. And when I lie - well, I can't lie, because the same thing happens - everyone who knows me knows that when I start squeaking, I've started lying.
To assert, as some have, that illegal immigrants do not depress wages because they do the jobs Americans refuse is the kind of nonsense economists speak when they strain to be counterintuitive. It is similar to saying that cheap imports do not hold down prices.
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