Eloquence: “By Which One Human Soul can enter into and subdue another”

“The longer I live the more I have come to value the gift of eloquence,” said Senator George Frisbie Hoar, in a 1900 speech that Vital Speeches rhetoric editor Neil Hrab contributed to us recently, on how to get ahead in public life.

“Indeed, I am not sure that it is not the single gift, not of the essentials of moral character, most to be coveted by man. The eye and the voice are the only and natural avenues by which one human soul can enter into and subdue another.”

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