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" Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words or in good order. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 359
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 817 pages
...Niccolo dei Machiavelli, 1469-1527 ~ Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order. ~ Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 ~ Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act. Be...
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Quotations Of Wit & Wisdom

Dr.N.Sreedharan
...finished listening. - Dorothy Sarnoff Discretion of speech is more than eloquene, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order. - Francis Bacon Smart people speak from experience. Smarter people, from experience do not speak. -...
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