Speech Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Speech

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The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


We went through this business of me writing out all the parts for these old songs from Gravity and Speechless and we'd been performing that, but we don't do that any more.
~By Fred Frith ~


The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a constitutional right of special access to information not available to the general public, nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech.
~By Pete Wilson ~


On the speech day, the production designer, who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn't agree with him but I had to do what I was told, wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women, which was a good thing.
~By Julie Harris ~


Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


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


No one ever complains about a speech being too short!
~By Ira Hayes ~


I bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.
~By Pierre Trudeau ~


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


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


A very considerable body of the German people live in America and propose to fight that Government. Bourke in his great speech last week welcoming the Belgian mission to Boston worked out the President's meaning with care.
~By Shane Leslie ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Private religious speech can't be discriminated against. It has to be treated equally with secular speech.
~By Samuel Alito ~


I thought I would lose, so I didn't prepare a speech.
~By E. L. Doctorow ~


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


Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


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 ~


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 ~


Without free speech no search for truth is possible... no discovery of truth is useful.
~By Charles Bradlaugh ~


Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


Now is the time to draw a clean, clear, bright line and say if you are engaging in speech over the Internet you do not have to check with your lawyer or your accountant. You are a free American, and you have the opportunity to engage in free speech over the Internet.
~By John Doolittle ~


In the world of commercial speech, tobacco advertising bears the earmarks of an endangered species.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


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


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 ~


Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
~By Zhuang Zi ~


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 ~


I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
~By Colleen McCullough ~


Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem.
~By Alice Hamilton ~


There needs to be a planned series of speeches, interviews, etc., over the next two or three months by administration officials and other public figures talking about President Ford, what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished.
~By Robert Teeter ~


I was on the speech team, we called it forensics.
~By Thomas Lennon ~


Within speech, words are subject to a kind of relation that is independent of the first and based on their linkage: these are syntagmatic relations, of which I have spoken.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


There were speeches made in Congress in the very last session before the outbreak of the Rebellion, so ferocious as to show that their authors were under the influence of a real frenzy.
~By Edward Everett ~


The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


The court has said you are entitled to robust speech on public sidewalks, even insulting speech.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


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 ~


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


When you consider what Tony Blair was saying about liberty, human rights and that sort of thing, it would be terribly revolutionary to sell the speeches he and Jack Straw made in 1994.
~By Rory Bremner ~


Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


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


Never forget posterity when devising a policy. Never think of posterity when making a speech.
~By Robert G. Menzies ~


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 ~


So sometimes the facts are good and sometimes the facts are bad, the important thing from the point of view of a principle as broad and important as freedom of speech is that the courts articulate and set forth in a very protective way what those principles are.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance.
~By William O. Douglas ~


Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, which has been specially invented for the purpose, involving neither physical proximity nor speech.
~By Auberon Waugh ~


Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.
~By Heywood Broun ~


We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.
~By Sarojini Naidu ~


Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
~By Max Eastman ~


If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
~By George Washington ~


The most censored speech in America today is not flag-burning, pornography, or the press.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


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 ~


The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?
~By Dennis Potter ~


I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
~By William Safire ~


Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list.
~By Brit Hume ~


The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail.
~By John Wesley Powell ~


I don't care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
~By Nora Ephron ~


The color of the mountains is Buddha's body; the sound of running water is his great speech.
~By Dogen ~


Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes.
~By Konstantin Stanislavisky ~


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 ~


There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
~By Winston Churchill ~


A man speaks only when driven to speech by something outside himself - like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks.
~By Jean Kerr ~


Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


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


It just seems to be a human trait to want to protect the speech of people with whom we agree. For the First Amendment, that is not good enough. So it is really important that we protect First Amendment rights of people no matter what side of the line they are on.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple.
~By John Millington Synge ~


As to Magyar, I think that my speech was incorrect, inappropriate.
~By Bela Kun ~


Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


The freedom to make a fortune on the stock exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech.
~By John Mortimer ~


Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
~By John McGahern ~


Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending.
~By Tom Hooper ~


During the presidential primaries of 1940, I received a request from the Democratic National Committee to sing God Bless America before the speeches.
~By Kate Smith ~


Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech.
~By Ann Coulter ~


I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


In my speeches, I always condemned communism, national-socialism and fascism.
~By Jean-Marie Le Pen ~


There are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
~By J. L. Austin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


I will be brief. Not nearly so brief as Salvador Dali, who gave the world's shortest speech. He said I will be so brief I have already finished, and he sat down.
~By Gene Fowler ~


I've never made a film using dialogue or speech.
~By Kenneth Anger ~


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


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


Since 1972, I've been going around making speeches on the Everglades.
~By Marjory Stoneman Douglas ~


The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one. You have guaranteed freedom of speech. Other countries don't have that.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


I try to write in plain brown blocks of American speech but occasionally set in an ancient word or a strange word just to startle the reader a little bit and to break up the monotony of the plain American cadence.
~By James Laughlin ~


Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?
~By Walt Whitman ~

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July 31 ,2021
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