Quotes by Brooks Hays

Fill your mouth with marbles and make a speech. Every day reduce the number of marbles in your mouth and make a speech. You will soon become an accredited public speaker -- as soon as you have lost all your marbles.

Brooks Hays

Other Great Authors

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.

Mark Caine

The music business was not safe, but it was FUN. It was like falling in love with a woman you know is bad for you, but you love every minute with her, anyway.

Lionel Richie

In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value What is my worth Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright.

Oprah Winfrey

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.


Everything comes to he who hustles while he waits.

Thomas Alva Edison

"What made the deepest impression upon you?" inquired a friend one day of Lincoln, "when you stood in the presence of the Falls of Niagara, the greatest of natural wonders?" ---- "The thing that stuck me most forcibly when I saw the Falls," Lincoln responded with the characteristic deliberation, "was where in the world did all that water come from?"

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Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard.

H. L. Mencken »