What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature.
"Shells with lip, or tooth, or bleeding gum,Tell-tale shells, and shells that whisper 'Come',Shells that stammer, blush, and yet are dumb – ""O let me hear!"thomas sturge moore
Just as a vagrant accused of stealing a carrot from a field stands before a comfortably seated judge who keeps up an elegant flow of queries, comments and witticisms while the accused is unable to stammer a word, so truth stands before an intelligence which is concerned with the elegant manipulation of opinions.Simone Weil
For 'tis sweet to stammer one letter Of the Eternal's language; on earth it is called Forgiveness!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer.peter ustinov
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