Ivry gr-reat orator ought to be accompanied by an orchesthry or, at worst, a pianist who wud play trills while th’ artist was refreshin’ himsilf with a glass iv ice wather.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man’s oration, nay, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.
Also the two-edged tongue of mighty Zeno, who, Say what one would, could argue it untrue.
Poets are born but orators are made.
If oratory is a lost art, let’s leave it that way.
The aim of forensic oratory is to teach, to delight, to move.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.