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How to create “quotable quotes” for #ThoughtLeadership (pt2) – use the sound of words

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Here’s one way  can make your messages more memorable and create “quotable quotes” – use the sound of words.

Quotations-book

You can use poetic devices such as:

1. the repetition of consonants at the starts of words (alliteration)

2. the use of perfect rhyme or “close”/”near” rhymes.

1. the repetition of consonants at the starts of words (alliteration).

Sometimes it’s the repetition of a sound – even if the letter is different and even if the sound appears within a word.

Here’s one of my favourite lines from Martin Luther King’s  I have a Dream speech

“…judged not by the Colour of their sKin – but by the Content of their CharaCter”

Another favourite speech is President Ronald Reagan’s address to the nation after the Challenger disaster:

The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted – it belongs to the b

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