Actions speak louder than words - This idiom means that what people actually do is more important than what they say- people can promise things but then fail to deliver.
Speak of the devil! - If you are talking about someone and they happen to walk in, you can use this idiom as a way of letting them know you were talking about them.
Speak softly and carry a big stick - If you speak softly and carry a big stick, you make your case quietly but can back it up forcefully if necessary.
Speak to the organ grinder not the monkey - Talk to the boss not the subordinate
Speak volumes - If something speaks volumes, it tells us a lot about the real nature of something or someone,even though it may only be a small detail.
Speak with a forked tongue - To say one thing and mean another, to lie, to be two-faced
Speak your mind - If you speak your mind, you say what you exactly think about a subject regardless of whether others will agree with you or not.
I wouldn't speak of it even to your aunt Deely, if I were you.
"John Ward, Preacher" by Margaret Deland
He was essentially a truth-speaking man, if only he knew how to speak the truth.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
No one would ever speak to her again, but she did not care.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
But it was not about the prospect of war that Harry Feversham had news to speak.
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
Speak, my dear De Wardes, speak.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Victoria did not speak; and suddenly Saidee was angry with her for not speaking.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
But, Alice, I shall never have the power of speaking to you again as I speak now.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
The old man took it, but did not speak.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
Lady Armine, without speaking, knelt down by his bedside and took him in her arms.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Come, I don't speak without reason.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
Live near God, and let Him speak to you and in you; and then He will speak through you.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
I speak from experience.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
She would not allow me to speak to my other sister.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
Then for the rest I have to say to you, You choose I should speak plainly.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer
These fellows are authorized to strike anybody who speaks to the women they have in charge, or who even goes too near them.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
All beauty of a high order should speak, and Madeline's beauty was ever speaking.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
I will speak to him, or give you leave to speak to him, if it should become necessary.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
Poons moistened his lips with his tongue, as if to enable him to speak; but words would not come.
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
When he did speak it was an embarrassed and not very intelligible call.
"The Perpetual Curate" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
It lived in that bureau with a speaking-pipe to speak to every floor, and a telephone for the universe beyond.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
Such was our friend we shall not see,
Yet sweet the friendship that has been;
I speak to him—he speaks to me
Across the grave that lies between.
"In Memoriam" by Alexander Anderson
We did not need to speak, we could not speak,
The wonder words that we in silence knew —
We walked, as very little children do,
Who feel, but cannot tell, the thing they seek.
"Wood Magic" by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
God speaks to each of us before we are,
Before he's formed us — then, in cloudy speech,
But only then, he speaks these words to each
And silently walks with us from the dark:
"God Speaks To Each Of Us" by Rainer Maria Rilke
So give me thy hands and speak me
As once in the days of yore,
When love spoke sweetly to us,
The love that speaks no more;
The sound of thy voice may help him
To speak in our hearts once more.
"A Reed Shaken In The Wind" by Madison Julius Cawein
Oh! from the rock of the hill;
from the top of the mountain of winds,
speak ye ghosts of the dead! speak,
and I will not be afraid.--Whither
are ye gone to rest? In what cave of
the hill shall I find you?
"Fragment X" by James Macpherson
When she do speak to woone, she don't steäre an' grin;
There's sense in her looks, vrom her eyes to her chin,
An' her words be so kind, an' her speech is so meek,
As her eyes do look down a-beginnèn to speak.
"The Maid Vor My Bride" by William Barnes
As for Obama's record, facts speak for themselves.
They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers".
OGDEN — Will Calton and Tom Burton, Ogden mountaineers who this year reached the summit of Mount Everest, will speak Wednesday at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd.
I couldn't speak for all the husbands, but I assume we are being blamed for something the Women's Movements encouraged.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney reacts to hecklers while speaking at a campaign rally, Wednesday, Sept 26, 2012, in Westerville, Ohio.
Tyson's corner: 'Sexiest' astrophysicist to speak about Pluto.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann walks on stage to speak at CPAC in Orlando, Florida.
Karzis is the son of Greek immigrants and he speaks Greek.
Genevieve speaks with students after a presentation in the Museo Elder IMAX theatre.
This is Judith Scott speaking to you from the Odyssey in Gran Canaria.
George Yoshitake, 82, speaks about his experiences documenting the explosions and their destructive effects.
Thank you Junior & Tom for speaking up.
Jim Ellis ran through Spencer during the early stages of his "Awake My Sole" running and speaking tour.
For more information visit or to speak to an audiologist visit.
Can you be authentically Latino without speaking Spanish.
Generally speaking, the spectrum of the ﬁnal system includes the discrete spectrum as well as the continuous one, i.e.
Hence we can speak of a “rational splice diagram of simple type”.
Rational polynomials of simple type
Generally speaking the choice of transversal Q is not unique, although it is known how the structures of loops related to different reductants are connected (Sabinin, 1972).
Smooth Loops, Generalized Coherent States and Geometric Phases
When speaking of all of them, we will call them ﬁltered fundamental processes.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
Hence, strictly speaking, the integral does not exist.
Statistical ensemble of scale-free random graphs
Strictly speaking, this relation holds true only in inﬁnite size system.
Random-Mass Dirac Fermions in an Imaginary Vector Potential (I): Delocalization Transition and Localization Length
Strictly speaking this topics is related to the second part of this paper, and we shall say only some words.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Strictly speaking, this framework is deﬁned by the underlying Lagrangian, from which the parameters can be either read off or calculated.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Strictly speaking this method is quite similar to Step s() but the isotropic decay replaced by a t–channel decay.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
General speaking, power counting law does not work when a theory has gauge symmetry.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Generally speaking, C α µ are independent degrees of freedom, so are ηα and µ and ∂ν C α ∂ν ηα .
Gauge Theory of Gravity
When we have such structure (Ω, Σ, Pr), we speak about a conditional event, instead.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
So, it is premature to speak of the model as “non-conﬁning”.
Exact Renormalization of Massless QED2
We conclude that although the transition is, strictly speaking, a ﬁrst-order transition the exponent αs is not far from its tricritical value.
Cross-over between first-order and critical wetting at the liquid-vapour interface of n-alkane/methanol mixtures: tricritical wetting and critical prewetting
When speaking of tags and data elements, we shall often make no distinction between nodes and their labels.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data