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الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البَلاغةُ ما سَهُلَ على المَنطِقِ وخَفَّ على الفِطْنَةِ

Eloquence is that which is easy [for the speaker] to pronounce and light on the [listener’s] intellect.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1881; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 257

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البَلاغةُ أنْ تُجِيبَ فلا تُبْطئَ، وتُصِيبَ فلا تُخْطئَ

Eloquence is to answer without delay, and to be correct without mistakes.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2150; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 257

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): قد يُكْتَفى مِن البَلاغةِ بالإيجازِ.

Brevity may suffice in accomplishing eloquence.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 6666; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 257

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لَيسَتِ البَلاغَةُ بحِدَّةِ اللِّسانِ ولا بِكَثْرةِ الهَذَيانِ، ولكنَّها إصابةُ المَعنى وقَصْدُ الحُجّةِ

Eloquence is not exemplified by the sharpness of the tongue, nor through excess babbling; rather it is through capturing the intended meaning and aiming at the proof.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 312; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 257

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ثلاثةٌ فيهِنَّ البَلاغةُ: التّقَرُّبُ مِن‏معنى البُغْيةِ، والتَّبَعُّدُ مِن حَشْوِ الكلامِ، والدَّلالةُ بالقليلِ على الكثيرِ

Eloquence lies in three things: coming close to the intended meaning, avoiding waffling, and communicating more meaning in fewer words.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 317; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 258

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أبلَغُ البَلاغةِ ما سَهُلَ في الصَّوابِ مَجازُهُ وحَسُنَ إيجازُهُ .

The most expressive eloquence lies in that which is metaphorically correct and easy to grasp, and that which is pleasantly brief.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3307; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 258

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أحسَنُ الكلامِ ما زانَهُ حُسْنُ‏النِّظامِ، وفَهِمَهُ الخاصُّ والعامُّ.

The best speech is that which is decorated by a pleasant structure and is understood by the elite as well as the laymen.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3304; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 258