Speaking Proverbs

Sayings about Speaking

From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentance. ~ Italian Proverbs

One should speak a little with others and a lot with oneself. ~ Danish Proverbs

When men speak of the future, the gods laugh. ~ Chinese Proverb

Never speak ill of the dead. ~ Traditional Proverb

Speak the truth, but leave immediately after. ~ Slovenian Proverbs

To speak French doesn’t mean you are smart. ~ Haitian Proverbs

Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. ~ Dutch Proverbs

With money you can make the dead speak; without it you can’t even keep the deaf quiet. ~ Chinese Proverb

Let him speak who has seen with his eyes. ~ Congolese Proverbs

No woman ever speaks the naked truth. ~ Italian Proverb

When a liar speaks the truth, he is sick. ~ Romanian Proverbs

If your heart is a rose, then your mouth will speak perfumed words. ~ Russian Proverbs

Nothing speaks more eloquently than money. ~ French Proverb

A good speaker makes a good liar. ~ German Proverb

Eat when the meal is ready, speak when the time is ripe. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue; to the end we should hear and see more than we speak. ~ Greek Proverb

Our parents taught us to speak and the world taught us to be silent. ~ Czech Proverb

Speak little and well if you wish to be esteemed a person of merit. ~ French Proverb

Do not speak of secret matters in a field that is full of little hills. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak. ~ French Proverb

Everyone is wise until he speaks. ~ Irish Proverb

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it. ~ Arabian Proverb

In every woman there is a Queen. Speak to the Queen and the Queen will answer. ~ Norwegian Proverb

The speaker may well be a fool but the listener is wise. ~ Japanese Proverb

He who doesn’t speak will get no help from God. ~ Mexican Proverb

He who speaks a lot learns little. ~ Armenian Proverb

Where gold speaks every tongue is silent. ~ Italian Proverb

The less one thinks, the more one speaks. ~ French Proverb

A speaker needs no tools. ~ Nepalese Proverb

Examine what is said, not him who speaks. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding. ~ German Proverb

When money speaks the truth is silent. ~ Russian Proverb

Speak the truth and shame the devil. ~ Traditional Proverb

The wise man, even when he holds his tongue, says more than the fool when he speaks. ~ Yiddish Proverb

All food is fit to eat, but not all words are fit to speak. ~ Haitian Proverb

Listen with both ears, but speak with only one tongue. ~ Turkish Proverb

The one who understands does not speak; the one who speaks does not understand. ~ Chinese Proverb

Among walnuts only the empty one speaks. ~ Moroccan Proverb

One may teach another to speak, but none can teach another to hold his peace. ~ Polish Proverb

To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue. ~ Traditional Proverb

When the heart is full the tongue will speak. ~ Scottish Proverb

He that speaks truth must have one foot in the stirrup. ~ Turkish Proverb

Don’t speak sweet words when your deeds are of stone. ~ Turkish Proverb

A good man, but his mad dog won’t let you speak to him. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Who speaks alone is always right. ~ Zanzibar Proverb

Speak little and to the purpose. ~ Traditional Proverb

It would be good to have two mouths and speak to yourself with both. ~ Icelandic Proverb

Speak of the devil and he appears. ~ Italian Proverb

God speaks a foreign tongue. ~ Namibian Proverb

When deeds speak, words are nothing. ~ African Proverb

Where necessity speaks it demands. ~ Russian Proverb

Rather weigh the will of the speaker, than the worth of the words. ~ English Proverb

To speak ill of anyone is to speak ill of yourself. ~ Afghan Proverb

The fool speaks, the wise man listens. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

If a man’s mouth were silent, then another part would speak. ~ Arabian Proverb

To deceive a diplomat speak the truth, he has no experience with it. ~ Greek Proverb

It is good to know the truth and to speak the truth. It is even better to know the truth and speak about palm trees. ~ Arabian Proverb

A dirty soul can be cleansed when one speaks. ~ Kyrgyzstani Proverb

Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts . ~ Tibetan Proverb

If you can’t give any sugar then speak sweetly. ~ Indian Proverb

Many speak much who cannot speak well. ~ United States Proverb

Speak when you are spoken to. ~ Traditional Proverb

What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks. ~ Romanian Proverb

Quotations about Speaking

Saying about speaking

Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership. ~ James Humes

It’s not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause. ~ Jack Benny

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident. ~ Dale Carnegie

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners. ~ Dale Carnegie

He that speaks much, is much mistaken. ~ Benjamin Franklin

We should speak as the populace but think as the learned. ~ Sir Edward Coke

What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. ~ Jim Beggs

Say not always what you know, but always know what you say. ~ Claudius

I do not speak of what I cannot praise. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

All the great speakers were bad speakers at first. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can’t write your message in a sentence, you can’t say it in an hour. ~ Dianna Booher

Most people have ears, but few have judgment; tickle those ears, and depend upon it, you will catch those judgments, such as they are. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Say what you have to say and first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending, sit down. ~ Winston Churchill

Most speakers speak ten minutes too long. ~ James Humes

A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

I don’t care how much a person talks if they only say it in a few words. ~ Josh Billings

If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation? ~ Thomas Carlyle

If it requires great tact to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Tell the audience what you’re going to say, say it; then tell them what you’ve said. ~ Dale Carnegie

The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Grasp the subject, the words will follow. ~ Cato The Elder

Once you get people laughing, they’re listening and you can tell them almost anything. ~ Herbert Gardner

To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ~ Ben Jonson

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart. ~ John Ford

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