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Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we read more

Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.

by Tryon Edwards Found in: Exaggeration Quotes,
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True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.

True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.

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Eloquence is logic on fire.

Eloquence is logic on fire.

by Lyman Beecher Found in: Eloquence Quotes,
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Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Eloquence Quotes,
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Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, read more

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

by Ben Johnson Found in: Eloquence Quotes,
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Thought is a process of exaggeration. The refusal to exaggerate is not infrequently an alibi for the disinclination to think read more

Thought is a process of exaggeration. The refusal to exaggerate is not infrequently an alibi for the disinclination to think or praise.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Exaggeration Quotes,
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Eloquence is the poetry of prose.

Eloquence is the poetry of prose.

by William C. Bryant Found in: Eloquence Quotes,
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We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

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We always weaken everything we exaggerate.

We always weaken everything we exaggerate.

by La Harpe Found in: Exaggeration Quotes,
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