Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 87
Policies Improvised

A master of improvised speech and improvised policies.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Misery Purifying

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

- Aeschylus

Constitution Except

There is no asterisk in the Constitution that says 'except for hate speech.'

- Alan Colmes

Nature Itself

Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Free Speech

Free speech is one of the founding principles of our republic.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Free Speech Part

Hate speech can't be a part of free speech.

- Arun Jaitley

Only Robin

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

- Charles Keating

Banana Adjective

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

- Clifton Fadiman

Goodbye Needed

Pinhead needed to say goodbye. He had a farewell speech to make. It was truly as simple as that.

- Clive Barker

Like Physique

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

- Colleen McCullough

Confidence Kind

One of the areas I have a little less confidence in is giving any kind of a speech.

- Danica Patrick

Hands Always

A presidential speech is always the work of many hands.

- David Frum

Other Vulnerable

Speech writers are more vulnerable to vanity than any other group of people in Washington.

- David Frum

Music Been

Lately I've been believing that music predates speech.

- Debbie Harry

Speak Free Speech

Free speech includes the right to not speak.

- Jimmy Wales


U.S.A. is the speech of the people.

- John Dos Passos

Now Texting

Texting is fingered speech. Now we can write the way we talk.

- John McWhorter

Always Speaking

We had an exercise in speech class in school, impromptu speaking, that I was always real good at.

- John Mellencamp

Play Apple

In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple.

- John Millington Synge

Political Regulate

The FTC doesn't regulate political speech.

- John Quelch

Moments Everybody

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.

- Heywood Broun

Freedom Anyone

We should silence anyone who opposes the right to freedom of speech.

- Boyle Roche

Speculative Poetic

I believe in poetic discourse, in the value of speech in a non-naturalistic way; it's speculative.

- Howard Barker

Hands Like

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.

- Brendan Behan

New Discovered

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

- Brian Eno

Ever Complains

No one ever complains about a speech being too short!

- Ira Hayes

More Ways

There are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.

- J. L. Austin

Freedom Ageism

There is no ageism or 'youthism' when it comes to freedom of speech. We are all citizens.

- Jacques Parizeau

Accompanied Unless

All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.

- Demosthenes

World Decided

Unfortunately, opponents of online speech have decided to punish our changing technological world.

- Dennis Hastert

Amazing Metaphor

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

- Dennis Potter

Singing Common

Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.

- Jean Philippe Rameau

See Commercial

Commercial speech is like obscenity... we can't seem to define it, but we know it when we see it.

- Jef I. Richards

Often Effective

Advertising is speech. It's regulated because it's often effective speech.

- Jef I. Richards

Silence May

Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.

- Edith Wharton

Therapy Well

Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy.

- Emo Philips

Than Safer

Silence is safer than speech.

- Epictetus

Never Using

I've never made a film using dialogue or speech.

- Kenneth Anger

Breath Natural

The basic line in any good verse is cadenced... building it around the natural breath structures of speech.

- Kenneth Rexroth

Free Speech Would

Any kind of restrictions put on free speech would have worse consequences than bullying.

- Lady Starlight

Everybody Believes

You know, everybody believes in free speech until you start questioning them about it.

- Larry Flynt

Anger Ever

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

- Laurence J. Peter

Breathing Erratic

Breathing is fundamental to speech. A stammer is caused by erratic airflow, so if you have a smooth airflow, you have smooth speech.

- Gareth Gates

Learned Ad

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

- Leo Burnett

Freedom Whom

It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.

- Leo McKern

Freedom Things

Hate speech and freedom of speech are two different things.

- Leslie Jones

Speaker Great Power

In all sincere speech there is power, not necessarily great power, but as much as the speaker is capable of.

- George Henry Lewes

I Am Chancellor

Lord Chancellor, did I deliver the speech well? I am glad of that, for there was nothing in it.

- George III of the United Kingdom

Change Small

Speech is the small change of silence.

- George Meredith

Freedom Country

Israel is a country that respects freedom - freedom of assembly, freedom of speech and freedom of worship.

- George Pataki

Think Free Speech

I don't think we should be deprived of the privilege of free speech.

- Loretta Swit

Camera Looking

You can have a five-page speech, and if the camera's not looking at you, you're not there.

- Lynn Cohen

Language His

Speech happens to not be his language.

- Madame de Stael

Freedom Fairness

I fight, and have fought, for political freedom, for justice and for fairness and freedom of speech.

- Teresa Heinz

Lie Knew

He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.

- Gilbert Parker

Game About

My Hall of Fame speech was about respect for the game.

- Ryne Sandberg

Joy Need

Pleasant speech yields joy to all, and observing this, is there any need for unpleasant speech?

- Thiruvalluvar

Free Speech Side

It's obvious that I come down on the side of free speech for anybody's work.

- Salman Rushdie

Deep Eternity

Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.

- Thomas Carlyle

Better Than

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

- Plutarch

Team Forensics

I was on the speech team, we called it forensics.

- Thomas Lennon

I Am Slow

I am slow of speech and slow of tongue.

- Moses

Motive Earnestness

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

- Sarojini Naidu

Eternal Immortal

Hubert, a speech doesn't have to be eternal to be immortal.

- Muriel Humphrey

Precious Most

The most precious things in speech are pauses.

- Ralph Richardson

Think View

I don't think we should view corporations as people for the purposes of speech.

- Scott Peters

Freedom Need

We need a free media, not just freedom of speech.

- Tom Scholz

Problem Opposition

I have no problem with free speech, but free speech and then silencing your opposition - boy, I have a problem with that.

- Tomi Lahren

Free Speech

American democracy is greater with free speech and open dialogue.

- Tomi Lahren

Freedom Watch

We have freedom of speech, but you got to watch what you say.

- Tracy Morgan

Free Speech Right

Free speech is the cornerstone to every right we have.

- Mark Thomas

Science Political

I majored in political science and speech communication.

- Marne Levine

Passionate True

Giving a true speech, a true, passionate speech, is old-school football.

- Richard Sherman

More Eloquence

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.

- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Mirror Action

Speech is the mirror of action.

- Solon

Free Speech Streets

You must stand for free speech in the streets.

- Mary Harris Jones

Society Chief

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.

- Max Eastman

Free Speech Some

Moderate people are able to be moderate and have free speech only because there are some people on the fringe.

- Patrick Chappatte

Freedom Should

I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.

- Stockwell Day

Silence Much

A story is told as much by silence as by speech.

- Susan Griffin

Form Remains

Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.

- Susan Sontag

Honest Free Speech

With honest discussion, free speech, let people's voices be heard.

- Ron Johnson

Lip Rather

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.

- William Jennings Bryan

Great Literature

A great speech is literature.

- Peggy Noonan

Magic Speeches

Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy.

- Peggy Noonan

Ignorance Caused

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

- William Safire

Great Small

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.

- Zhuangzi