Long Speeches Quotes by Richard Armour, Gautama Buddha, Albert Camus, Winston Churchill, Friedrich Schiller, John Heider and many others.
[Beowolf] is considered an epic because of its long speeches, its digressions, its repetition, and its being required.
Better than a long speech is a single quietening word.
But all the long speeches, all the interminable days and hours that people had spent talking about my soul, had left me with the impression of a colorless swirling river that was making me dizzy.
I’m going to make a long speech because I’ve not had the time to prepare a short one.
What is the short meaning of the long speech?
I am sorry to have made such a long speech, but I did not have time to write a shorter one.
The leader teaches more through being than through doing. The quality of one’s silence conveys more than long speeches.
Every man should study conciseness in speaking; it is a sign of ignorance not to know that long speeches, though they may please the speaker, are the torture of the hearer.
Nature doesn’t make long speeches.
With God there is no need for long speeches.
If you’re a comic, you don’t have a rehearsal room; you rehearse on stage. My main concern is remembering everything. I’ve written lots of material, but how do you memorise 90 minutes? That’s one hell of a long speech. I’ve always had problems with that.