Category Archives: Quotations

Great quotations to use in speeches, articles, and books

Great Quotations: The Four Stages of Truth

A Great Quotation For You To Use In Speeches and Writing: Resistance To Change If you ever have to deal with individuals who resist change, and makecomments such as “We’ve always done it this way,” here’s a terrific quote for … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln on Writing Technique

How To Write Like Lincoln by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Robert Lincoln, the oldest son of Abraham Lincoln, has left us a great quotation and a vivid picture of his famous father’s writing technique: “He was a very deliberate writer, anything … Continue reading

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Advice For Parents and All Leaders: Learn From Dog Trainers

Going To The Dogs: What You Can Learn About Leadership And Communication From Dog Trainers by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When I  found “Beware of the Dogs” by Burkhard Bilger in The New Yorker, I recognized that this article contains powerful … Continue reading

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A Quotation You Can Use In Writing: Charles Dickens and Abraham Lincoln

“The Better Angels Of Our Nature”  How Charles Dickens Influenced Abraham Lincoln by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here’s the story of an obscure but beautiful quotation from Charles Dickens that found its way into the First Inaugural Address by Abraham Lincoln. … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln on Communication: Quotations You Can Use For Writing or Speaking

What Would Lincoln Say, and How Would He Say It? You can always use a great quote in a speech, as every professional speaker knows.  For this post, Whatyousay.com has found three quotable quotes from Abraham Lincoln on communication.  –Gene … Continue reading

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Writing and Editing Advice from Colette

What You Don’t Say Can Be More Important Than What You Do Say by Gene Griessman, Ph.D Whatyousay.com is fond of “The Writer’s Almanac,” which is a regular feature on NPR. It focuses on writers, as its title suggests, and … Continue reading

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Great Quotations: Shakespeare on Courage and Death

What You Say About Death And Dying by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here is a famous quotation from Shakespeare that can be used in a speech or in an article or book that you write, or as a eulogy for someone … Continue reading

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Quotations You Can Use: Horoscopes

Simple Simon On Horoscopes, And A Great Quotation From Shakespeare Millions believe in horoscopes. Always have. Always will. The horoscope section of many publications is its most frequently read section. Whenever editors think about dropping horoscopes, there generally is a … Continue reading

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Great Quote About The Nature Of Politics

What You Say If Someone Says “Politicians Are All Alike” Reply with the following  great quotation from John Meacham’s Pulitizer Prize-Winning Biography of Andrew Jackson “American Lion.” “In Washington, as in capitals everywhere, this afternoon’s foe may become this evening’s … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas: A Lesson About High Achievement

What You Say To Yourself If You Want To Succeed by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The game-winning pass that Denver Bronco quarterback Tim Tebow threw to Demaryius Thomas has created quite a stir.   That 80-yard pass play upset the favored … Continue reading

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