Speak Up!

Have more than thou showest; Speak less than thou knowest.  – Fool, King Lear

He who knows does not speak.  He who speaks does not know. –  Lao-Tzu

Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated. – Franklin Roosevelt

Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.  –  St. James 1:19

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech another. – Sopocles, Oedipus at Colonus

He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.  – Oscar Wilde

Speak, that my torturing doubts their end may know. – Wordsworth

Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of. – Socrates

I was quiet, but I was not blind. – Jane Austen

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. –  Winston Churchill

Of course it’s the same old story.  The truth usually is the same old story. –  Margaret Thatcher