Marcel Marceau, The Master Of Mime And Body Language

Today marks the centenary of the birth of Marcel Marceau, the great French mime artist,

Marceau captivated audiences around the globe for decades with his silent performances

but his lasting impact is his validation of the axiom, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words.” The origin of the axiom can be traced all the way back to 1693 to Thomas Manton who wrote, “Actions, which speak much louder than words

As an example, try this exercise: Ask a colleague or friend to be your audience for a very brief presentation.