Speech Quotes

"Speak when you are angry--and ...

"Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret." β€” Laurence J. Peter
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"There is freedom of speec...

"There is freedom of speech. But I cannot guarantee freedom after speech." - Idi Amin
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"I grew up to have my father's looks, my fath...

"I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's opinions and my mothers's contempt for my father." Jules Fieffer
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Speak properly, and in as few words as you ca...

Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood-William Penn
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Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because ...

Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say - Edward Snowden
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The trouble with her is that she lac...

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. - George Bernard Shaw
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"Speech is conveniently located midway ...

"Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action where it often substitutes for both" – Johan Andrew Holmes
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β€œGrief is the price we pay for...

β€œGrief is the price we pay for love.” β€” Queen Elizabeth II in a speech at a 9/11 memorial service
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"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because ...

"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." - Edward Snowden
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β€˜Speak when you are angry...

β€˜Speak when you are angry, and you’ll make the best speech you will ever regret.’
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"Giving up your right to privacy because you have ...

"Giving up your right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is like giving up your freedom of speech because you have nothing to say" - Edward Snowden
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"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall g...

"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it." Abraham Lincoln, inaugural speech
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"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censo...

"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, chains us all irrevocably." - Judge Satie, spoken by Capt. Picard (Star Trek TNG, s4e21, "The Drumhead")
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"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because ...

"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." - Edward Snowden
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Quote 1: "The best thing about free speech is that ...

Quote 1: "The best thing about free speech is that it usually comes with beer." -- me Quote 2: "Free speech isn't free, it takes a BAC of at least 0.08." -- me
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β€œThe best thing about...

β€œThe best thing about free speech is that it usually comes with beer”
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β€œSilence is more effective than speech. From Silence came the ego, from...

β€œSilence is more effective than speech. From Silence came the ego, from the ego came thought, and from thought came speech. So if speech is effective, how much more effective must be its original source?” ~Ramana Maharshi
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My wife has a slight impediment ...

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. ...Jimmy Durante
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"What this country needs i...

"What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to." β€” Hansell B. Duckett
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"A good speech should be like a woman's skir...

"A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest." --Winston S. Churchill
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"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besi...

"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech." ---Justice Anthony Kennedy
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" A kiss is a lovely trick designe...

" A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous." - Ingrid Bergman
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"The price of freedom of religion, or of sp...

"The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish." β€” Robert Jackson
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β€œLet your speech be always with grace, se...

β€œLet your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer to every man.” - Apostle Paul
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"Most people do not really want others to have freedo...

"Most people do not really want others to have freedom of speech, they just want others to be given the freedom to say want they want to hear." --Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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β€œI believe there is a limit beyond which free speech cannot go, but it's a limit that's very seldo...

β€œI believe there is a limit beyond which free speech cannot go, but it's a limit that's very seldom mentioned. .. I've got a right to say and believe anything I please, but I haven't got a right to press it on anybody else. ... Nobody's got a right to be a nuisance to his neighbors.” ~ H. L. Mencken
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"Saying you don't need privacy because you have noth...

"Saying you don't need privacy because you have nothing to hide is like saying you don't need freedom of speech because you have nothing to say." - Edward Snowden
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1. β€œIf freedom of speech is taken away,...

1. β€œIf freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” - George Washington
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❝ Freedom of speech is not simply a freedom to think and s...

❝ Freedom of speech is not simply a freedom to think and say what you wish, but to speak for yourself, to speak from the heart, and to be accountable for your words. ❞ – Ian Mccallum
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History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality,...

History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality, soaring speeches to quiet deeds. History remembers the battle, but forgets the blood. β€”Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
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"Today's public figures can no longer write the...

"Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either." β€” Gore Vidal
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"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because ...

"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." -Edward Snowden
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"Is sloppiness in speech caused ...

"Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care." β€” William Safire
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"Look wise, say nothing, and ...

"Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought." β€” Sir William Osler
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β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Ha...

β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
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"What this country needs i...

"What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to." β€” Hansell B. Duckett
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β€œWhere there is a great deal of free ...

β€œWhere there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.” -- Winston Churchill
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β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Ha...

β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
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"Silence is never-ending speech. Vocal speech obstructs the other speech of silence....

"Silence is never-ending speech. Vocal speech obstructs the other speech of silence. In silence one is in intimate contact with the surroundings. Language is only a medium for communicating one's thoughts to another. Silence is ever speaking." -Ramana Maharshi
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"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality...

"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches its citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress." -- -- Isocrates
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"Interesting how those most enamored wit...

"Interesting how those most enamored with free speech are often precisely those who give us cause to doubt it." ~ Curt Vonnegurt
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"If nobody spoke unless he had something...

"If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech." β€” W. Somerset Maugham
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It is important to understand that counterproducti ve actions of body, speech and mind do not ar...

It is important to understand that counterproducti ve actions of body, speech and mind do not arise of their own accord, but spring up in dependence on our motivation. Faulty states of mind give rise to faulty actions. To control negative physical and verbal actions, we need to tame our minds.
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"People demand freedom of speech as a ...

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." - Soren Kierkegaard
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"Is sloppiness in speech caused ...

"Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care." β€” William Safire
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"When the speech condemns a fre...

"When the speech condemns a free press, you are hearing the words of a tyrant." -- Thomas Jefferson
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"A superior man is modest...

"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions." - Confucius
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"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understan...

"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose." Theodore Roosevelt, at the start of a speech in 1912.
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β€œDon’t use sharpness of your s...

β€œDon’t use sharpness of your speech on the mother who taught you how to speak.” – Hazrat Ali(RA)
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"Next time you are tempted to tell a lie, just pause for a moment, r...

"Next time you are tempted to tell a lie, just pause for a moment, reflect on it and choose your words carefully. It’ll go a long way in ensuring that your speech, thoughts and actions are in harmony." -Om Swami
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free speec...

free speech just pay shipping --self
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"I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people ...

"I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, 'The Beatles did'." - Kurt Vonnegut
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"Speak when angry and you wil...

"Speak when angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." - Henry Ward Beecher
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Speech is but broken ...

Speech is but broken light upon the depth of the unspoken. George Eliot
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"Defending a position by citing free speech is the ultimate concession. Y...

"Defending a position by citing free speech is the ultimate concession. You're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express." - Randall Monroe, xkcd creator
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"People demand freedom of speech as a ...

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." - Soren Kierkegaard
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"If the freedom of speech is taken away...

"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." George Washington
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The most stringent protection of free speech would ...

The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic. - Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
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"*A real republic is a life lived tog...

"*A real republic is a life lived together*" - Irish President Michael D Higgins today during his re-election speech.
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The superior man is modes...

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. - Confucius
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The superior man is modes...

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. - Confucius
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I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not bee...

I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not been common in the Israeli tradition of writing, and that is one of the things that gets lost a little in translation.
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