Orator Quotes

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?
Marsilio Ficino
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.
Jack Schlossberg
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.
Richard Dawkins
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
Richard Dawkins
I’m an orator, a raconteur.
Ron Shock
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.
Anthony McCarten
Clarence Darrow, America’s best-known trial lawyer, was also one of American history’s most skilled orators.
Jill Lepore
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.
David Josiah Brewer
Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
Sinclair Lewis
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.
Auberon Herbert
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.
Terry Glavin
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Man Without a Country, was an orator no one could silence and no one could answer.
Thomas Starr King
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
Wendell Phillips
The people only understand what they can feel; the only orators that can affect them are those who move them.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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.
Mstislav Rostropovich
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.
Mario Cuomo
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.
Mike Singletary
It really is true that an orator is simply a good man who speaks well.
George McGovern
I have a lot of respect for Martin Luther King. I think he was one of the greatest orators that the country ever produced.
Fred Hampton
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.
Kapil Sibal
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Our swords shall play the orators for us.
Christopher Marlowe
It is but a poor eloquence which only shows that the orator can talk.
Joshua Reynolds
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.
Jerrod Carmichael
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.
Frankie Boyle
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.
David Josiah Brewer
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.
Deborah Tannen
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
Rebecca Traister
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.
Simon Schama
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.
George William Russell
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.
Julie Andrews
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.
Elihu Root