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When you have a celebrity who is willing to shine his personal spotlight on the non-profit and can also speak articulately about the mission, that's really the best of both worlds.
But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested.
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
Charles Caleb Colton
If all you have to offer is a look that is supposed to be appealing, the you are going to be paid attention to about a tenth as long as you would be if when you speak you are interesting.
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found.
Jean de la Bruyere
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
I don't speak to my brother every week - doesn't mean I don't love him.
I'd rather let the music speak for itself.
If you are given only one opportunity to speak, be certain your voice is heard.
Put your blog out into the world and hope that your talent will speak for itself.
In the past some of the most influential Jewish, Christian and Muslim theologians, such as Maimonides, Aquinas and Ibn Sina, made it clear that it was very difficult to speak about God, because when we confront the ultimate, we are at the end of what words or thoughts can do.
When I speak it is in order to be heard.
Barack is at a level where he can't - no matter how much he wants to or how much we want him to - he's not going to come take out our garbage, so to speak. He can't be the garbage man and the president. He can't be the mayor and the alderman. He can't fill all those roles. So I always push for local, local activity on the political scene.
Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
It is wonderful to contemplate how the planetary forces balance each other so perfectly that universal equilibrium is maintained despite the disturbances of the 1,500 millions which inhabit the Earth alone, not to speak of other spheres.
Therefore one should speak at the same time of national citizenship and wider European citizenship.
Sometimes when I speak to groups or I'm interviewed by a journalist, I ask them to imagine their communities without Girl Scouts - to imagine the thousands of food drives and clothing and toy collections that would never take place if not for Girl Scouts.
Anna Maria Chavez
So one thing that I want to do is to make people realize that astronauts in general are very normal people. They are down to Earth, so to speak. I know it sounds contradictive, but we are very normal people. We are very normal people with a fantastic privilege and opportunity to do something that is extraordinary.
The protestor I think will speak up for the world's poorest.
When anyone has the power to destroy the whole human race in a matter of hours, it becomes a moral issue. The church must speak out.
I think where political issues invade moral situations, spiritual leaders have to speak out.
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
It's a terrible thing to speak well and be wrong.
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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