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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. (Quote by - Dom DeLuise)

Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Marks on paper are free - free speech - press - pictures all go together I suppose. (Quote by - Georgia O'Keeffe)

When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

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. (Quote by - Allan Bloom)

Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth. (Quote by - Emile M. Cioran)

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. (Quote by - Adlai E. Stevenson)

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. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech. (Quote by - Neil Gaiman)

The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

He didn't say that. He was reading what was given to him in a speech. (Quote by - Richard Darman)

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. (Quote by - James L. Buckley)

Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection. (Quote by - General Colin Powell)

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

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. (Quote by - Louis Farrakhan)

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. (Quote by - Marlee Matlin)

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. (Quote by - Kin Hubbard)

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words (Quote by - Bible)

Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition. (Quote by - Adam Smith)

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. (Quote by - Bradley Whitford)

What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks (Quote by - Romanian Proverb)

The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

Though I say't that should not say't. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. (Quote by - Kierkegaard)


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