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Motivational Speech Quotes

May these quotes about Speech inspire and motivate you.

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

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People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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.
- Winston Churchill

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Silence is safer than speech.
- Epictetus

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought,
sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
- The Buddha


 

Few people know how to take a walk.
The qualifications are endurance,
plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature,
good humor, vast curiosity, good speech,
good silence and nothing too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We do not need to proselytize
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.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

A happy life consists not in the absence,
but in the mastery of hardships.
- Helen Keller

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Give a boy address and accomplishments
and you give him the mastery
of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

Self denial is an indulgence to the ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Wisdom has its root in goodness,
not goodness its root in wisdom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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