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There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.
– Simon Sinek
I wanted to see if the American man in plain brown pants and a bare torso could speak profound things.
– Ted Shawn
Watching kids go from the age of 9 and 10 to 13 is a big, huge jump. The way they speak, their looks, their attitudes, everything changes as you go from being a little kid to a teenager.
– Shanola Hampton
I think recent revelations about who’s in what bed speak to the problems with what happened in the Gulf.
– Stephanie Tubbs Jones
When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, they are usually imagining an AI project.
– Vernor Vinge
Europe should speak more effectively and clearly with one voice in the world.
– Wolfgang Schauble
It’s very rare, as an actor, to be someplace – to have an address, so to speak.
– Yvette Nicole Brown
Today’s Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish.
– Thurgood Marshall
Instead of sounding pretentious, phony, or repetitive, I’d rather not speak.
– Sushant Singh Rajput
I want the pictures to be working in both directions. I accept that they speak about me, and yet at the same time, I want and expect them to function in terms of the viewer and their experience.
– Wolfgang Tillmans
I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin pressure from Linux as well as people saying: well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC. And so they’re going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent, so to speak.
– Tim O’Reilly
I was raised speaking English and Spanish. And I also speak Danish. And I can get by in French and Italian. I’ve acted in Spanish and English, but when something has to do with emotions, sometimes I feel I can get to the heart of the matter better in Spanish.
– Viggo Mortensen
I know places you better speak low if you’ve been to college. Men will come across the room and cold-deck you if you hold your glass wrong.
– Steve Prefontaine
I’m quite shy, so if there’s a guy I like, I actually ignore him because I can’t speak to him. I get all red and sweaty, and it’s embarrassing.
– Silvia Colloca
I was raised to be kind. My parents were underdogs. Immigrant Jews. I spoke with an accent. I didn’t speak English even – I spoke French and Yiddish mostly. I was picked on.
– Saul Rubinek
On issues relating to taxes, you don’t always speak with one voice.
– Tom Daschle
When I was 17, I was so shy I could barely speak or introduce myself to anyone.
– Trevor Donovan
Whenever you speak to someone, you are presuming the two of you have a certain degree of familiarity – which your words might alter. So every sentence has to do two things at once: convey a message and continue to negotiate that relationship.
– Steven Pinker
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
– William Penn
Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories.
– Said Musa
When I speak of the beauty of a game of chess, then naturally this is subjective. Beauty can be found in a very technical, mathematical game for example. That is the beauty of clarity.
– Vladimir Kramnik
But my manners also came from when I was in college and began participating in critiques. You have to speak with someone respectfully about their work and be honest and open, without hurting them.
– Tim Gunn
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
– William Barclay
I’m good with accents and stuff; it’s mostly that I have a really good Spanish accent, so it sounds like I speak a lot better than I do.
– Summer Phoenix
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
– Vladimir Nabokov
I don’t speak Spanish. I’ve done Spanish 1 and 2 classes. My grandma asked me when I was young if I wanted to learn Spanish, and I guess I was young. I should have, because it would have helped me a lot.
– Scotty McCreery
There aren’t a lot of Portuguese models, so everyone always expects me to be Brazilian because of my features, sometimes even American, as I have a slight American accent when I speak English.
– Sara Sampaio
If I did a talk show, this would allow me to speak on what’s happening at that moment. I can be current, and I get to flex my stand-up muscle but stay at home without doing the traveling.
– Wanda Sykes
In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective.
– Stanley Fish