Jokes for public speaking are an amazing weapon in your arsenal as you strive for really advanced presentation skills.
In a nutshell - public speaking is today's "must have" life skill" - for every one ... not just for motivational speakers!
So, keep those nerves under control, lighten the mood and laugh a little.
Our suggestions and words of wisdom for incorporating public speaking jokes in great funny speeches will soon have you more relaxed and ready to write your own public speaking book!
PUBLIC SPEAKING QUOTES
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Someone once said that the best audience is one that is intelligent, well-educated and ... a little drunk! If that is the case - then I have definitely got an amazing audience here tonight.
Lord Reading offered the following advice on presenting a speech: "Always be shorter than anyone dared to hope!" and tonight, Ladies and Gentlemen, you may be very hopeful!
Franklin D. Roosevelt said: "Be sincere; be brief; be seated".
Now, I've been told that a successful speech needs to have a great introduction and a memorable ending - and that both of these should both be close together with not too much in between.
So, Ladies and Gentlemen, to reiterate what King Henry said to each of his many wives ... "I shall not keep you long!"
"It's quite simple. Say what you have to say and when you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending, sit down!" - Winston Churchill
"Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary." - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death! Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy!" - Jerry Seinfeld
" The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops ... until you stand up to speak in public." - George Jessel
"There are two things that are more difficult than making an after dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning towards you and kissing a girl who is leaning a way from you." - Winston Churchill
"Unaccustomed as most people are to public speaking ... they still insist on doing it!" - Unknown
"Make sure that you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening! " - Dorothy Sarnoff
"The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you have got it made!" - Jean Giraudoux
"There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave ... and the one you wish you gave." - Dale Carnegie
Jokes for public speaking - a secret weapon whether you are attending public speaking courses, searching for public speaking online or just trying to address your anxiety public speaking.
Some final words of wisdom ... "No one ever complains about a speech being too short." - Ira Hayes