Talking is silver but silence is gold, it's a great idiom used by the most nations.
Well, silence is the best policy; you can see: listen and silent two words have the same letters but arranged differently.
We humans have tendency to talk more and to listen less, the main cause of it is that we have...
Speech is Silver, But Silence is Golden.
‘When you have the speech of excellence,
The better and better you teach.
When you have the power of silence,
The higher and higher you reach!’
It is a fact that when we speak, others become silent and when others speak, we become silent.
Speech is silver and silence is Gold
Since ancient time, silence is worshipped as an important
component of spiritual discipline. Initially, the practice
of this virtue may commence with some three hours of
silence at noon time, say on Sunday or any other suitable
day. This practice may be enhanced...
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Proper Use of the Tongue
In our last article, we reviewed the improper use of the Christian’s speech. Now, let’s think on the proper use of the tongue. Paul writes of “speaking the truth in love” in Ephesians 4:15. Here, we have the content (truth) and the motivation...
Figures of Speech [ Examples ]
❖ "But my heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill."
(William Sharp, "The Lonely Hunter")
❖ "Love is an alchemist that can transmute poison into food--and a spaniel that prefers even punishment from one hand to caresses...
While assuming a mournful tone that suggests the survivor resents his treasure as the result of a self-destructive materialism, the speech also acknowledges with nostalgia the high value accorded to the accumulation and spread of wealth in Germanic warrior culture. Such moral ambivalence results from...
a sledge drawn by six reindeer. The sledge was shaped like a great golden swan, and between the swan's wings lay the little Princess herself. Her long ermine cloak reached right down to her feet, on her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue, and she was as pale as the Snow Palace in which she had always...
A golden cruise drifts through the night sky, sailing the cosmos. The sands of time begin to rise back up, memories reignite and once again I found myself wandering across the cold blue desert of five hundred million stars. Yet I know we’ll meet again, someday on the same road.
... … ……..
The Parts of Speech. Word Classes.
On the basis of various formal and semantic features words can be divided into grammatical classes which are called ‘parts of speech’. Some scholars refer to parts of speech as ‘lexico-grammatical’ series of words, or as ‘lexico-grammatical categories’...
leaving a solitary woman to whom God had sent, that night, a tiny companion to prevent her from working and sustaining life. As the mass dispersed and silence was restored to the vicinity, the wretched woman placed the infant on her lap and looked into his face and wept as if she were to baptize him with...
lying in wide, but shallow puddle on the wet, glossy as-phalt. It looked very much like an old shabby bag, which moreover looked empty. The unfamiliar silver-haired boy had nothing except this strange small pipe, which he kept his dark Asian eyes upon, watching with a bated breath every move Teddy made....
events that destroyed the lives of former troops like Norman Bowker. In “Speaking of Courage” Bowker had suffered from the guilt of not winning the silver star because he didn’t save Kiowa in a mudslide and eventually committed suicide in the end of the chapter. In “notes”, O’Brien wished that Bowker...
Prince of Morocco’s speech (Shakespeare 2.7.37-59)
The Moroccan Prince makes his decision on which casket to choose, he clearly revises his decisions. Explaining why he does not choose the other two and why he chose the one he wanted for a reason which is ironic.
The speech starts off with saying...
13 June 2016
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the life of George Herman Ruth Jr. aka. Babe Ruth.
Central Idea: I would like to take a look at George’s life before he became Babe Ruth, his record breaking major league career, and his retirement.
The voice of silence
“Speech is silver but silence is golden.”(Page 10)
“What are you waiting for? Just tell her our classes end late today,” Harry stared at me.
“But…we don’t have classes today,” I innocently answered.
“Babe, don’t tell me you’ve never lied to your mom before,” Harry pulled a wry...
dark enough for one to be able to see the moon and the stars. The moon like a giant silver coin shone brightly it the sky illuminating the nearby forests and causing an eerie glow to fall upon the road. The wood’s silence was soon broken by the sound of hooves and carts. There was a merchant convoy passing...
act towards others from an underlying attitude of humaneness. Confucius’ concept of humaneness (仁) is a probably best expressed in his version of the Golden Rule: ‘Never impose onto others what you would not choose for yourself’. In traditional Confucianism, both parties should solve conflicts with a...
|Metonymy: a figure of speech in which one word stands for another which it |Example #1: “We have always remained loyal to the crown.” |
Preferences of words in the novel
Silver Sister by Lillian Ng
In Lillian Ng’s Silver Sister, the protagonist, Silver Sister, is an 80 years old Chinese woman who has experienced a great deal of occurrences in her life. She has lived in many places from her hometown in a village in China called Lung...
army coming to England their new Navy posed a nightmarish threat. On the morning of battle Elizabeth gave what is possibly the most stirring political speech ever made. At Elizabeth’s signal her appointed leader set off to fight the Spanish at sea using mainly merchant ships. She proudly watched from the...
The Law of Silence
By Constant Chevillon. Translated by Paul Freeman
Egyptian priests personified silence with the symbol of the god Harpocrates. He was all eyes and
ears, but his mouth was closed. This attitude is evocative: it is necessary to see, to listen, to
understand, but, among the truths...
progressive conservatism of the developing Pharisees likely decreed the idol utterance of his name to be the mere attempt made through human speech. This humble silence is shown throughout the bible, as Prophets are continually hesitant to speak the “Word of God”. Both Moses and Isaiah, while in midst of...
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Elizabeth I. Speech to the Troops at Tilbury. 1588
My loving people,
We have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit our selves...
Communication through the language of ‘silence’ in Mahesh Elkunchwar’s ‘Yugant Trilogy
Since the pre-colonial times to the present era of logo-centrism it is ‘communication’ that defines our existence. According to Michel Foucalt, in the universal structure of existence, formation and domination of...
They say that you cannot hear silence. Whenever the atmosphere is calm enough your brain creates a ringing noise; a cover. Most people, the uneducated masses, believe this to be a figment created by your own imagination- an illusion. I was once just like them.
Then I began to concentrate...
meaning that no other means can attain. Pitch, melody, stress, pausation, drawling, drawling out certain syllables, whispering, a sing-song manner of speech and other ways of using the voice are more effective than any other means in intensifying the utterance emotionally or logically.Very few of them belong...
“She and the Silver Screen”
Depiction of Women and Cultural Identity in Indian Cinema
Portia must accept
as her husband the first man who can solve a riddle and choose the
right one from among three caskets—ornamental boxes—of gold,
silver and lead. The lucky choice holds the portrait of Portia within.
Those who choose incorrectly must leave Belmont at once and agree
never to marry...
Silence suppression is achieved by recognizing the lack of speech through a speech processing mechanism called voice activity detection (VAD) which dynamically monitors background noise and sets a corresponding speech detection threshold. This technique is also known as speech...
school is organising a ceremony for your favourite English teacher who is retiring. You have been asked to give a farewell speech. Use notes below about your teacher to write your speech..Everybody has a favourite teacher. You know the one I mean; the teacher who transforms the way you see the world, gives...
Silence: A Politics
Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC 107, Tampa, FL 33620-8100, USA E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article investigates the unfamiliar political implications of silence. Generally...
stallion horse, unable to be ridden and devouring the flesh of all who had tried. Plutarch writes:
"Philip and his friends looked on at first in silence and anxiety for the result, till seeing him turn at the end of his career, and come back rejoicing and triumphing for what he had performed, they all...
HSC Advanced English
Area of Study – Belonging
Part 1 Formal Speech
‘Belonging to a community or group has a significant impact on an individual’s sense of self.
Discuss this statement, focusing on how composers of texts represent perceptions of belonging. In your response, refer to your...
Silence Silence, as the title suggests, recites in the great part of the poem that represents the culture which has long taught the daughters to be silent. "'Superior people never make long visits,'" as Moore's father points out. In the poem Silence, Moore addresses when facing a father who manipulates...
choose a speech
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Read your chosen speech
Design a Prezi with the following elements
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Freedom of speech – Racial and sexual discrimination
Freedom of Speech – Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Through the legal provisions of freedom of speech, it is important to freely talk about the issues affecting the organization despite...
Breaking through the Silence
An elderly woman waits along the sidewalk as the Metro bus full of student swings by to pick her up. As she enters, she holds a number of 99¢ Store bags in hand. She is clearly Hispanic, her brown skin and white hair and her modesty stand out. The bus continues its route...
Q1. Before you start your usual speech against Muslim discrimination, I would like to bring to your notice that recently 2 Muslims were executed yesterday for attempting to bomb some cities in the USA. Now, the higher authorities are not letting Muslims enter our country and are considering killing...
Chapter 2 Female’s Oppression and Silence in The Yellow Wallpaper and Washington Square
Prior to the twentieth century, women’s roles were assigned and defined by men.
In the nineteenth-century America, women, as agents of moral influence were expected to maintain the domestic sphere as a cheerful...
Good Morning/Afternoon students and teachers, my speech that I will be presenting today is on King Tutankhamun’s Golden Throne and The Kings Dagger’s.
The throne is carved from wood is gold plaited and there is some silver overlay as well, its inlaid with multi coloured glass paste, glazed terracotta...
Essay on Old Major’s Speech
The novel Animal Farm by George Orwell begins with Old Major’s famous speech, which incites the other animals to form a rebellion; similar to the events leading up to the Stalin era and the rise of Bolshevism. The actual story is the most famous satirical allegory...
Title page of Index Librorum Prohibitorum, or List of Prohibited Books, (Venice 1564).
This 1688 edition of Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend (1260) was censored according to the Index Librorum Expurgatorum of 1707, which listed the specific passages of books already in circulation...
come up here and speak.
What I am about to do is absolutely
fatal. I am here to deliver my
farewell speech. It has taken a little
time for this fact to dawn on my
senses. The fact that this speech has
to sum up just one thought: SKV, I'm
going to miss you. It has left my
heart wrenched. I really...
Importance of Silence
No one should ever underestimate how important silence really is in our lives. It is very important to be silent during performances, no matter what the performance is for. If it is for speech, singing, Broadway, etc., you still need to be silent. No matter what you think, silence is a...
man will clutch at a straw
A fish always rots from the head down
A fool and his money are soon parted
A friend in need is a friend indeed
A golden key can open any door
A good beginning makes a good ending
A good man is hard to find
A house divided against itself cannot stand
A house is...
peripheral vowel spectra. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77 (3), 789-805. DeCasper, A. (1986). Prenatal maternal speech influences newborn's perception of speech sounds. Infant Behaviour and Development, 9, 133150. Deutsch, D. (1969). Music recognition. Psychological Review, 76 (3), 300307...
Explore the themes of speech and silence in Hippolytus:
Euripides adopts the themes of speech and silence within Hippolytus in order to enable plot progression, to create dramatic effect and to develop his characterisation of key individuals such as Aphrodite, Phaedra, the Nurse, Theseus and Hippolytus...
representation that at the heart of the
nation…our economy. Nations capital.
Kansas: national normalcy, the average people of the country.
Magical SILVER slippersÆagainst the gold road, gold and silver must be in
Kiss of Glenda: Dorothy is protected by an electoral mandate from the
And every fragrance that the warm winds bring
From roses after rain—with clarion daffodils,
First in the van of summer, celebrate this day,
And golden buttercups from Sussex hills!
All these dispatch to Amal…
The bunch is still fresh and fragrant carrying the authentic inspiration that had prompted...
Freedom of speech should not be restricted at higher learning institutions. A populations concentrated knowledge and understanding is located at these institutions. Placing limitations on speech that might offend an individual or a group at a university just avoids the issue that is present. When regulations...
Restricting free speech for the sake of free speech
- Can speech ‘silence’, if so should it be restricted?
Freedom of speech is almost universally endorsed in western-liberal countries. Literally, speech refers only to the communication of thoughts in spoken words but more widely...
Silence: Is Face Saved or Lost
——An Cultural Study of Politeness
The present paper focuses on silence; it is mainly dedicated to theory exploration. It firstly reviews major views of the notion of silence, namely its various norms and functions. Then it illustrates silence...
What Would Our Forefathers Say?
Free speech is one of the most controversial and most confusing of the amendments. Throw it into a college campus setting and it’s an extremely complex matter. Its guidelines are not clear because, given the nature...
taken. The Vampire struck a strange bargain with Vikram, he would tell some stories and ask Vikram some questions about them. If Vikram could keep silence and never answer then the creature would reward him. The Vampire told 10 stories and ten times Vikram could not keep quiet. Every time Vikram answered...
Dustin York # 28
AP. Lang. and Comp. Per 6.
December 3, 2008
Women in Combat Speech
As human beings, we are all equal and able to do the exact same things with enough effort and determination. In order to go into combat, a person must be physically and mentally prepared. A woman...
allowed only the amount of belongings that they could fit under their arms basically (University of California 2010). Here we will examine what free speech rights these camps and their inhabitants had if any during this time of war.
Though these camps were advertised and described as relocation centers...
expand an idea and which follow
He counted his treasures: gold , silver,
diamonds, and books.
To divide two sharply contrasting statements.
Speech is silver : silence is golden.
The river ran downhill : he made his way slowly
up the path.
Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, the Roman emperor's death and its aftershocks are shown no better than in Marc Antony's oration when the elite's silver tongue convinces the Roman general populace to turn against the ill-fated conspirators. With his skillful wordplay; Antony appeals to the crowd's easily...
Elizabeth Taylor: Hollywood’s Golden Girl with a Heart of Gold
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, equal parts Hollywood legend and British dame, is one of the world's most famous women. She is most recognized for her beauty, eight marriages, acting skills, vast collection of jewels, multiple illnesses...
Free speech is one of the most controversial and confusing of the amendments. Throw it into a college campus setting and it’s an extremely complex matter, especially when “Hate Speech” is involved. Many people have different views and definitions on what hate speech in tales, for instance in “Hate Speech...