“Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.” — Blaise Pascal

“Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.” — Gloria Naylor

“O, let my books be then the eloquence and dumb presages of my speaking breast.” — William Shakespeare

“True eloquence consists in saying all that should be said, and that only.” — François de la Rochefoucauld

“Silence is one great art of conversation. He is not a fool who knows when to hold his tongue; and a person may gain credit for sense, eloquence, wit, who merely says nothing to lessen the opinion which others have of these qualities in themselves.” — William Hazlitt

“Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.” — Homer

“In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and watch how the pattern improves.” ~Rumi