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Every couple of seconds out here they're honoring somebody. You've got to get dressed, go in and sit down. Invariably somebody makes a speech.
~By Dom DeLuise ~


Literature is the immortality of speech.
~By August Wilhelm von Schlegel ~


Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.
~By Deborah Bull ~


Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
~By Will Rogers ~


No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
~By Sophocles ~


I never have really said much about the whole episode, which was endless. But his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did.
~By Candice Bergen ~


I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


We need a free media, not just freedom of speech.
~By Tom Scholz ~


Advertising is speech. It's regulated because it's often effective speech.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


Few speeches which have produced an electrical effect on an audience can bear the colourless photography of a printed record.
~By Archibald Philip Primrose ~


In Vietnam we have no political prisoners. No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view. They are put in jail because they violated the law.
~By Nong Duc Manh ~


Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
~By Norman O. Brown ~


That has always seemed to me one of the stranger aspects of literary fame: you prove your competence as a writer and an inventor of stories, and then people clamour for you to make speeches and tell them what you think about the world.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin.
~By Frances Rodman ~


I don't want to spend the rest of my life giving speeches.
~By Colin Powell ~


It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


When you're standing in front of an audience like this that is so enthusiastic and so much behind you, it is very hard to give a bad speech. Even a bad speech sounds good in a convention hall like this.
~By Susan Estrich ~


Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware of the effects of attention.
~By Keith Henson ~


It's good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don't fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
~By Roland Barthes ~


Today it is becoming harder to speak out, with the inception of the Patriot Act, the president has legislated free speech to be a crime.
~By Frank Serpico ~


To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Speech happens to not be his language.
~By Madame de Stael ~


I've discovered this new electronic technique that creates new speech out of stuff that's already there.
~By Brian Eno ~


But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago.
~By John McCain ~


What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, 'You have a right to be heard.'
~By Tom Hooper ~


A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
~By Sivananda ~


I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.
~By Lucy Stone ~


Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


I know they are all environmentalists. I heard a lot of my speeches recycled.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


Every St. Patrick's Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.
~By Shane Leslie ~


And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history.
~By David Icke ~


We should silence anyone who opposes the right to freedom of speech.
~By Boyle Roche ~


I wouldn't be surprised to learn that Clinton cost John Kerry more votes than he gained for him whenever they appeared together. Imagine being part of a crowd enraptured by the presence of Bill Clinton, and then having to listen to a speech by John Kerry!
~By Pat Sajak ~


You must stand for free speech in the streets.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


Because of my language and the pantomime with which most Europeans accompany their speech, I was catalogued as a heavy.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


The political core of any movement for freedom in the society has to have the political imperative to protect free speech.
~By bell hooks ~


Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.
~By Gaston Bachelard ~


The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to. He has this one speech that gives a great sense of texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then.
~By Debbie Allen ~


There was nothing in all Douglas's powerful effort that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature, while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords. Lincoln's speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm of his audience to the end.
~By Henry Villard ~


Unfortunately, opponents of online speech have decided to punish our changing technological world.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


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.
~By Gore Vidal ~


We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


The fact that we're protected under that Constitution in exercising the right of free speech, it's a wonderful thing. You've got to come from somewhere else to realize how valuable it is.
~By Pat Oliphant ~


Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
~By Allan Bloom ~


She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Speech is the small change of silence.
~By George Meredith ~


The mark of a true politician is that he is never at a loss for words because he is always half-expecting to be asked to make a speech.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations.
~By Marlee Matlin ~


In the spiritual body moreover, man appears such as he is with respect to love and faith, for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love, not only as to the face and the body, but also as to the speech and the actions.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable.
~By Annie Dillard ~


One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.
~By Dan Savage ~


Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?
~By Federico Fellini ~


In Japan, you get on the bullet train or the airplane, and I loved the little speeches the stewardesses would do. They even do little speeches before you play gigs.
~By Beck ~


Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy.
~By Emo Philips ~


I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
~By Charles Keating ~


Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
~By Hesiod ~


Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
~By Voltaire ~


I don't think about that. I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech. That wasn't on my mind. So what I do is the best work I can do.
~By Adam Sandler ~


I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy.
~By Bram Cohen ~


I have learned that it is far easier to write a speech about good advertising than it is to write a good ad.
~By Leo Burnett ~


The goal is to give people a free encyclopedia to every person in the world, in their own language. Not just in a 'free beer' kind of way, but also in the free speech kind of way.
~By Jimmy Wales ~


If you're dealing with a musical in which you're trying to tell a story, it's got to sound like speech. At the same time it's got to be a song.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


By placing discretion in the hands of an official to grant or deny a license, such a statute creates a threat of censorship that by its very existence chills free speech.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


Speech is the mirror of action.
~By Solon ~


One reason I do the live shows - and the monthly speeches at public radio stations - is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It's so easy to forget that.
~By Ira Glass ~


The long version of the play is actually an easier version to follow. In all of the cut versions the intense speeches are cut too close together for the audience and the actors.
~By Kenneth Branagh ~


One of the most difficult speeches to prepare is an address to a graduation class, which is why I don't often do them.
~By Jerry Moran ~


It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
~By Mark Twain ~


Whenever the speech is corrupted so is the mind.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


I don't like giving speeches - I enjoy sitting on my rump.
~By Karen Morley ~


Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


When faced with the inevitable fatigue that comes with the recycling of speeches and the recycling of thoughts in a rather small stream of vortex, I am urged to not be ashamed of recycling.
~By Barbara Amiel ~


I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's posture, my father's opinions, and my mother's contempt for my father.
~By Jules Feiffer ~


Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.
~By Peter Stuyvesant ~


Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend so much time making each other's speeches, that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam?
~By Jeff Gannon ~


As a consequence, the Court ruled that the limits on campaign spending violated the First Amendment, but it accepted the $1,000 limit on individual contributions on the ground that the need to avoid the appearance of corruption justified this limited constraint on speech.
~By James L. Buckley ~


Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
~By Plutarch ~


The next day the two sisters went to the ball, and so did Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before. The King's son was always by her side, and his pretty speeches to her never ceased.
~By Charles Perrault ~


In our period, they say there is free speech. They say there is no penalty for poets, There is no penalty for writing poems. They say this. This is the penalty.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


Tears at times have the weight of speech.
~By Ovid ~


My point is there's a hidden Scotland in anyone who speaks the Northern Ireland speech. It's a terrific complicating factor, not just in Northern Ireland, but Ireland generally.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


I've been doing these conventions for 20 years, and we used to at least have debates about issues. Nothing is happening basically at this convention, other than speeches.
~By Susan Estrich ~


Anarchists prepare for social revolution and use every means- speech, writing, or deed, whichever is more to the point - to accelerate revolutionary development.
~By Johann Most ~


While we have entertained the contention that a deed may make more propaganda than hundreds of speeches, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of pamphlets, we have held that an arbitrary act of violence will not necessarily have such an effect.
~By Johann Most ~


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?
~By Bo Bennett ~


That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


U.S.A. is the speech of the people.
~By John Dos Passos ~

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