Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Orator Quotes from famous authors such as Marsilio Ficino, Jack Schlossberg, Richard Dawkins, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Ron Shock. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Who can wonder at the attractiveness… of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?
I am not a fan of Mitt Romney, but I admit that he is, politically speaking, a good candidate for president. He has no personal baggage. He’s as handsome as they come. And he’s a talented orator.
Christopher Hitchens was a writer and an orator with a matchless style, commanding a vocabulary and a range of literary and historical allusion far wider than anybody I know.
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Christopher Hitchens was a great warrior, a magnificent orator, a pugilist and a gentleman. He was kind, but he took no prisoners when arguing with idiots.
I’m an orator, a raconteur.
The more I read about the rules the great orators used, the more I realised, of course, this is how you stir people’s hearts, and you persuade and cajole and move people out of fixed positions. The techniques are quite menacingly easy.
Clarence Darrow, America’s best-known trial lawyer, was also one of American history’s most skilled orators.
Oratory is the masterful art. Poetry, painting, music, sculpture, architecture please, thrill, inspire – but oratory rules. The orator dominates those who hear him, convinces their reason, controls their judgment, compels their action. For the time being, he is master.
Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.
While Labour Party orators readily remember the 1980s for Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s free-booting variety of entrepreneurial meritocracy, what gets forgotten is that Thatcher also gave the heave-ho to the old establishment’s notion of merit – good breeding, a posh school, and so on.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator.
The Man Without a Country, was an orator no one could silence and no one could answer.
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
The people only understand what they can feel; the only orators that can affect them are those who move them.
The cello is a hero because of its register – its tenor voice. It is a masculine instrument, whereas the violin is feminine because of its soprano pitch. When the cello enters in the Dvorak Concerto, it is like a great orator.
Barack Obama is probably one of the brightest in terms of sheer intelligence… also probably the best orator we’ve ever had as a president.
I think you can be the greatest orator of all time, the greatest motivator of all times, but if those players know that you don’t care about them, and you don’t try to understand them, then they’re never going to hear what you have to say.
It really is true that an orator is simply a good man who speaks well.
I have a lot of respect for Martin Luther King. I think he was one of the greatest orators that the country ever produced.
No doubt Modi ji is a great orator because he was a pracharak from a young age.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Modi is an excellent orator – sure, anybody who spouts untruths is an excellent orator.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Our swords shall play the orators for us.
It is but a poor eloquence which only shows that the orator can talk.
Being very, very honest, I’ve watched more Bill Clinton speeches than stand-up specials. Steve Jobs commencements. They’re just great orators. I love people who boldly share their point of view.
Admittedly, the Conservatives are generally more persuasive orators than their Labour counterparts, perhaps a skill developed by spending school holidays trying to lure father out from behind his Daily Telegraph.
The phonograph and kinetoscope may some day seize and perpetuate all save the magnetic touch, but that weird, illusive, indefinable yet wonderfully real power by which the orator subdues may never be caught by science or preserved for the cruel dissecting knife of the critic.
In the past, great communicators were great orators, but great communicators today sound conversational, and interrupting is common in conversation. And public discourse is now more about entertainment than enlightenment.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
Obama has proved to be particularly adept at using the media to disseminate his administration’s messages, but he is a masterful orator. Bill Clinton, too.
I was conscious of being wordy as a child. I was a terrible talker. I memorised the Latin names of flowers at five; I was shown off as a freak. My father encouraged me to be wordier than I was: he’d been a street orator at the time of Mosley, and his ideal primary concert speech was Henry V’s speech before Harfleur.
It is true the orator may make a myriad replica of his own passion out of those who listen to him. But that does not prove he is right or they are not fools.
An orator without judgment is a horse without a bridle.
There is one thing I should say, and it’s important: Young Broadway singers and anybody who is an orator of any kind – lawyers who have to speak in court or pastors or anyone who has a lot of stress on their vocal cords: You should do the maintenance. You should do whatever it takes to feel fresh and good.
The popular tendency is to listen approvingly to the most extreme statements and claims of politicians and orators who seek popularity by declaring their own country right in everything and other countries wrong in everything.