India Taxi Driver

Making life easy to get around crowded India streets

When I was in India recently, I saw a sign that said, “English speaking taxi driver.”
I thought to myself, “What a good idea, why don’t we have them in Canada!”

Silence is safer than speech. - Epictetus

Wine and children speak the truth. - Greek Proverb

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

The wise speak only of what they know. - Gandalf

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

Who dares not speak his free thought is a slave. - Euripides

The words you speak become the house you live in. - Hafiz

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Fraquhar Tupper

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. - Epictetus

He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know. - Lao-tzu

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. - Roy T Bennett

The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it. - Lord Bacon

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. - Winston Churchill

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - Will Durant

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain

There are ways of singing in English that are not just the same as in French. - Coeur de Pirate

I might have gone to West Point but I was too proud to speak to a congressman. - Will Rogers

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. - Thomas Carlyle

Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female. - Desmond Morris

It is the province of knowledge to speak. It is the privilege of wisdom to listen. - Christine Lane

If sometimes you can't hear me, (it's because I'm speaking in parentheses). - Steven Wright

If newborn babies could speak they would be the most intelligent beings on planet earth. - Jaden Smith

The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles. - Garrison Keillor

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver. - Jay Leno

I know no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception. - Richard Steele

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Although he tortures the English language, he has not yet succeeded in forcing it to reveal its meaning. - J B Morton

It's easy to get a reputation for wisdom. It's only necessary to live long, speak little and do less. - P.D. James

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. - Oscar Wilde

'Good English' is whatever educated people talk; so that what is good in one place or time would not be so in another. - C S Lewis

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. - Mary Catherwood

It is Ireland's sacred duty to send over, every few years, a playwright to save the English theatre from inarticulate glumness. - Kenneth Tynan

Don't let the age on your driver's license determine your season in life. Everyone's growing seasons look a bit different. - Vicki Kuyper

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin

Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare the truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare. - Voltaire

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. - Henry Ford

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