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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. (Quote by - David Icke)

Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. (Quote by - June Jordan)

The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin (Quote by - Frances Rodman)

Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. (Quote by - George Orwell)

The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Speech happens to not be his language (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

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. (Quote by - Gustave Flaubert)

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. (Quote by - John Wesley Powell)

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. (Quote by - Floyd Abrams)

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

This identity, this mind, this particular cast of speech, is nearly over. (Quote by - Harold Brodkey)

Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there, and a lot of bull in between. (Quote by - Alfred E. Neuman)

That which is repeated too often becomes insipid and tedious. (Quote by - Nicolas Boileau)

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. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. (Quote by - Confucius)

He replies nothing but monosyllables. I believe he would make three bites of a cherry. (Quote by - Francois Rabelais)

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music. (Quote by - Eugenio Montale)

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it. (Quote by - Arabian Proverb)

But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things. (Quote by - Bible)

Whenever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

I will sit down now, but the time will come when you will hear me. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

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