Afraid To Speak Up Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 66 Afraid To Speak Up Quotes

#1. People speak of a will to live. They rarely speak of a will to die. Because people are afraid of death. Death is dark and unknown and frightening. But not for me. It is not the end. - Author: Garth Stein
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#2. For years, I was often afraid to speak up when I didn't fully understand a script. I'd tie myself in knots. - Author: Michelle Dockery
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#3. Why now? Why not wait for a man to come along and ... sweep you off your feet?"
She gave a short laugh. "If the man you speak of had ever planned on coming, my lord, I'm afraid he has obviously lost his way. And, at twenty-eight, I find I have grown tired of waiting. - Author: Sarah MacLean
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#4. I do really enjoy Jay McInerney's wine writing. He's a good writer. He brings his fiction-writing skillset. He's not afraid to put wine in kind of a racy context and speak very candidly about it. - Author: Mike D
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#5. I exist in a twenty-mile radius, but through him, I know all lands, principalities and kingdoms, peoples and customs. I need never be ashamed to go, or afraid to speak, anywhere. - Author: Gene Stratton-Porter
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#6. If you're hurting, don't be afraid to seek the help you need! Speak to someone - it may just change your life. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#7. Aren't you afraid of death, oak? How can you speak so casually about it?'
The trees creaked their bare branches until it seemed to Geno that they must be laughing.
'Death?' they said. 'How is it death to return to earth again? Our seed can grow from us. We shall return. - Author: Felix Salten
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#8. I have to speak out for people around me who are afraid, who think it is not worth it or who have totally given up hope. So I want to set an example: you can do it and this is okay, to speak out. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#9. If you ever say her name again, I will end you."

My heart takes up permanent residency in my throat. I bet he can see it pulsing in my neck. Once I manage to find a sliver of space to speak past it, I whisper, "Sorry, I'm afraid there's a queue. - Author: Jewel E. Ann
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#10. I'm everything they are afraid of. Everything they hate. Everything they try to hide and a lot more. Besides, I speak my mind and show people what's out there in reality. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#11. How many others suffered in silence, too ashamed and too afraid to speak about their pain? The world wouldn't let them grieve for children they had aborted. How could they when the rhetoric said there was no child? How does one grieve what doesn't exist? No one wanted to admit the truth. - Author: Francine Rivers
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#12. Emotionally, I stay healthy by being grounded in the word of God, being open and honest, never being afraid to speak my mind in love, and having good communication with those around me. - Author: Candace Cameron
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#13. I have been accused of many things in my life, but not even my worst enemy has ever accused me of being afraid to speak my mind. - Author: Lee Kuan Yew
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#14. I am not here for me
I am not here to promote my ego
I am here to serve the Great Spirit
To be a voice for those afraid to speak
To be movement for those who are stuck
I am here to reveal a mystery
To learn something new about myself - Author: Holly Near
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#15. Don't front, don't put something out there that you feel isn't realistic and doesn't portray who you are. Just be yourself, be you, and don't be afraid to speak your mind. - Author: Chloe Grace Moretz
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#16. Their only words. You can't be afraid of words that speak the truth, even if it's an unpleasant truth. - Author: George Carlin
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#17. I don't make enemies, it's just I'm not afraid to speak my mind, which can sometimes mean people don't like what I am saying. - Author: Alan Sugar
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#18. The one thing I have never been afraid of is standing before important people and speaking my mind. I represent women who may never have the opportunity to go to the UN or meet with a president. I'm never afraid to speak truth to power. - Author: Leymah Gbowee
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#19. And when we speak we are afraid
our words will not be heard
nor welcomed
but when we are silent
we are still afraid
So it is better to speak
remembering
we were never meant to survive - Author: Audre Lorde
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#20. I'm afraid to answer that. I've heard that when I speak, it makes American women wish to strike me with umbrellas. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#21. I definitely think women are running it right now. We are not afraid to speak our minds. It's exciting because that's what I stand for, for people to be irreverent and to be themselves. - Author: Kesha
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#22. And yet I am afraid, afraid of what my words will do to me, to my refuge, yet again ... If I could speak and yet say nothing, really nothing? Then I might escape being gnawed to death. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#23. Memory's images, once they are fixed in words, are erased," Polo said. "Perhaps I am afraid of losing Venice all at once, if I speak of it, or perhaps, speaking of other cities, I have already lost it, little by little. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#24. We should not be afraid to speak the truth to our powerful friend the United States. - Author: Julian McMahon
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#25. A company in which anyone is afraid to speak up, to differ, to be daring and original, is closing the coffin door on itself. - Author: Leo Burnett
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#26. Chirp of coward shouted in crowd,
dare to speak but not to be known. - Author: Toba Beta
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#27. I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about. - Author: Kevin Bacon
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#28. I'm so afraid to speak.
So afraid to move my lips.
I'm so scared that if I move even an inch, my body will snap in half and everyone will see that my insides are made up of nothing but all the tears I'm swallowing back right now. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#29. I used to be incredibly afraid of public speaking. I started with five people, then I'd speak to 10 people. I made it up to 75 people, up to 100, and now I can speak to a very large group, and it feels similar to speaking to you one-on-one. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#30. I try to give a voice to teens, who might be afraid to speak up about difficult issues, and a platform for parents and teachers to have frank, meaningful discussions with those young people. - Author: Sharon Draper
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#31. If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don't be afraid to speak up. - Author: Fred Korematsu
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#32. There are moments in which all of us need to have a backbone and feel that we have the right to say no to adults if we believe they are doing the wrong thing. You must find your voice and not be afraid to speak up. - Author: Jaycee Dugard
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#33. For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a 'rite of passage' and by asking students to simply 'get over it.' Those attitudes need to change. Every day, students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Let's break this silence and end school bullying. - Author: Linda Sanchez
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#34. The female in his carriage didn't say a word, merely turned and stare at him with doelike brown eyes.
Was she too afraid to speak? - Author: Karen Ranney
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#35. Under a tyranny, most friends are a liability. One quarter of them turn "reasonable" and become your enemies, one quarter are afraid to speak, and one quarter are killed and you die with them. But the blessed final quarter keep you alive. - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#36. She is holding on tight to this talk of flowers, as I did before, when I was afraid and alone. If you sing and speak of blooms and petals that come back after a long time of being winter-still, you don't have to think about things that don't. - Author: Ally Condie
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#37. If I was afraid of being killed, I would never speak out against the government. - Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
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#38. Just remember to always be yourself and don't be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud - Author: J.A. Redmerski
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#39. When women break that taboo and they're not afraid to drive that car by herself - that's it. Now she has the guts to speak up for herself and take action. - Author: Manal Al-Sharif
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#40. Don't be afraid to speak up, because someone will be there for you. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#41. Powerful people initiate speech more often, talk more overall, and make more eye contact while they're speaking than powerless people do. When we feel powerful, we speak more slowly and take more time. We don't rush. We're not afraid to pause. We feel entitled to the time we're using. - Author: Amy Cuddy
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#42. I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#43. When I am afraid to speak is when I speak.
That is when it is most important. - Author: Nayyirah Waheed
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#44. What the world really needs is courageous parenting from mothers and fathers who are not afraid to speak up and take a stand. - Author: Larry R. Lawrence
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#45. I'm self-confident and not afraid to speak my mind. - Author: Eliza Dushku
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#46. Sometimes you can't speak, not because others won't let you, but because you are afraid of what you'll say. - Author: Ally Condie
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#47. If everyone is speaking caterpillar, don't be afraid to speak butterfly. When it's time to awaken, nothing else will suit you. - Author: Tama J. Kieves
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#48. Highly sensitive people are often afraid to speak up, until life pushes them to do so. - Author: Doreen Virtue
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#49. It is astonishing that in a country so devoted to the individual, so many people should be afraid to speak. - Author: James A. Baldwin
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#50. Don't be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams! - Author: Gabby Douglas
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#51. I think many people love poetry who don't know they love it. People are sometimes afraid of poetry, or they've been introduced to poetry that doesn't speak to them. - Author: Ellen Bass
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#52. I am afraid to speak or move for the fear all this wonderful beauty will vanish just like a broken silence - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#53. I'm afraid" "Of what?" "That I'm never going to be able to speak to you. Or that you give up on me before I do" "I'm not giving up on you. You're my infinity Pi. - Author: Kylie Fornasier
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#54. We can learn to work and speak when we are afraid in the same way we have learned to work and speak when we are tired. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#55. We define masculinity in very narrow way. Masculinity is hard, small cage, and we put boys inside this cage. We teach boys to be afraid of fear, of weakness, of vulnerability. We teach them to mask their true selves, because they have to be, in Nigerian-speak
a hard man, - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#56. Don't be afraid to speak from personal experience; in many ways, those vulnerable moments will be the key that unlocks a hardened heart. - Author: Luis Palau
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#57. It's getting better and better. You know, guys are feeling more comfortable and they are not afraid to speak up and be a leader. I mean, our team, we have 25 players, we have about 25 leaders, too. So whatever someone says, people listen. - Author: Johnny Damon
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#58. The government of Brazil had publicly proposed brokering a settlement between the United States and Cuba; Raskin, never afraid to speak his mind, suggested that the White House consider the offer. "Oh, no," Bundy said. "It'll take just one detachment and he'll be out of there. - Author: Seymour M. Hersh
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#59. Nevertheless, some people are afraid to pray. They hear others speak beautiful prayers and become self-conscious. God, however, cares less about beautiful words than a humble heart. - Author: Ken Golden
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#60. Surround yourself with people too afraid to speak, and you left yourself to only your own ideas. That could be disastrous. It was important to have men who would question you and see flaws in your plans, so long as you could control them. It was all about control. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#61. If everything you say gets laughed at ...
then you become afraid of everyone ...
and are no longer able to speak ...
even knowing all that does is bother everyone ...
Your heart ...
... shuts down ...
And your words die ... - Author: Natsuki Takaya
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#62. Bessie, you must promise not to scold me any more till I go." "Well, I will; but mind you are a very good girl, and don't be afraid of me. Don't start when I chance to speak rather sharply; it's so provoking. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#63. Time was when they that feared the Lord spake often to one another; I am afraid that now they more often speak one against another. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#64. When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#65. Courage doesn't mean being free from fear; it means learning to work through fear and speak even when we are afraid. - Author: Joanna Brooks
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#66. You cannot be afraid to speak up and speak out for what you believe. You have to have courage, raw courage. - Author: John Lewis
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