Great Speeches Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Quotes About Great Speeches

#1. As I hear him, I understand that he's not more moronic because of the brandy than he is because of his cowardice. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#2. A lot of people have said to me, 'That's a great idea, running for president. You'll get booked for more speeches. You can write a book.' - Author: John Bolton
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#3. In school, it got so that Elijah learned to talk his way out of anything, gave great long speeches so that his words snaked themselves like vines around the nuns until they could no longer move, [ ... ]. - Author: Joseph Boyden
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#4. I am told that our chroniclers' practice of inventing speeches for great persons whose lives they write is unscholarly. - Author: Poul Anderson
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#5. When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language. - Author: James Earl Jones
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#6. The Anglican service today was more familiar to me from movies. Like one of the great Shakespeare speeches, the graveside oration, studded in fragments in the memory, was a succession of brilliant phrases, book titles, dying cadences that breathed life, pure alertness, along the spine. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#7. How was it that he could move soldiers to great acts of heroism and sacrifices with impassioned speeches, yet his mouth went as dry as the northern desert when he thought to tell Malinali that he'd enjoyed their afternoon together? - Author: T.L. Morganfield
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#8. I got four volumes of the letters and speeches of Oliver Cromwell. He is prominent among the great unread, and treated so oddly by history that I wanted to hear his side of things. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#9. Wednesdays. You will strip away - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#10. Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way to keep the audience involved. Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention? - Author: Bo Bennett
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#11. Please make this nation remember how futures are built - Author: Mario Cuomo
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#12. Being very, very honest, I've watched more Bill Clinton speeches than stand-up specials. Steve Jobs commencements. They're just great orators. I love people who boldly share their point of view. - Author: Jerrod Carmichael
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#13. The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood - Author: Otto Von Bismarck
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#14. The greatest and truest models for all oratorsis Demosthenes. One who has not studied deeply and constantly all the great speeches of the great Athenian, is not prepared to speak in public. Only as the constant companion of Demosthenes, Burke, Fox, Canning and Webster, can we hope to become orators. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#15. A man of power is a prize bargainer. Whatever he offers you, he will take more in return. Your challenge is to know yourself. Give only what you can, while remaining steadfast to your own truths. - Author: Davis Bunn
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#16. Convention speeches are powerful tools to bend the curve of public opinion. George H. W. Bush's 1988 convention speech is a great example. His son's speech was also quite powerful. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#17. I don't attach importance to great speeches or philosophy. - Author: Jacques Santer
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#18. You can't understand European history at all other than through religion, or English literature either if you can't recognise biblical allusions. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#19. Love unspoken is the most tremendous force in the world. One is amazed at the way in which people waste their time making speeches, agitating, praying, even. They might save their breath. The great lovers of the world, in silence, rule the world. - Author: Mary Webb
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#20. Pay closer attention to road. Try not to look at the woods on either side of you. Try not to stare into the endless vacuum. You know what happens if you stare into those chasms. They envelop you. They become you, and you become a part of them. You become a part of nothing. - Author: Connor De Bruler
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#21. I don't want to lose you, I love you, and ... and that's all I've got.
As speeches went, it wasn't great. As feelings went ... different story. - Author: Kristan Higgins
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#22. Believe me, those great death bed speeches are written ahead of time. - Author: Scott Simon
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#23. Not by speeches and votes of the majority, are the great questions of the time decided - that was the error of 1848 and 1849 - but by iron and blood. - Author: Otto Von Bismarck
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#24. There is nothing wrong with being afraid - but there is nothing more wrong than allowing that to be your master. - Author: Bobby Darin
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#25. Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy. - Author: Peggy Noonan
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#26. That's the thing about technology, the closer you think it brings you, the further it pulls you apart. - Author: Durjoy Datta
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#27. A great many political speeches are literary parricides; they kill their fathers. - Author: George D. Prentice
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#28. What we love determines what we seek. What we seek determines what we think and do. What we think and do determines who we are - and who we will become. - Author: Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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#29. It's an experiment, and it's probably good to have a couple states try it out to see before you make that national policy. - Author: Bill Gates
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#30. Kennedy's address announcing the Apollo program was one of the great presidential speeches of all time. He challenged us. He excited us. We reach for impossible things, he said, "not because they are easy, but because they are hard." He - Author: Mike Massimino
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#31. I speak of a Canada where men and women of aboriginal ancestry, of French and British heritage, of the diverse cultures of the world, demonstrate the will to share this land in peace, in justice and with mutual respect. - Author: Pierre Trudeau
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#32. What! have you no poems by heart, no great songs, no verses from the Bible, no speeches from Shakespeare? Then you have not begun to read, you have not learned how to read. - Author: John Macy
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