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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?
I can only speak for myself - there were times when I just wasn't inspired by creating music.
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.
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
Robert Green Ingersoll
In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
Sarah Palin embarrasses herself almost immediately upon opening her mouth to speak or upon moving her fingers to send messages to her dull flock.
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.
Undoubtedly, the U.S. harbors leading international terrorists, people described by the F.B.I. and the Justice Department as leading terrorists, like Orlando Bosch, now Posada Carriles, not to speak of those who actually implement state terrorism.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.
Jean de la Bruyere
Now God has never shouted out to me. I've never heard God speak audibly. He doesn't have to.
Inspiring music may fill the soul with heavenly thoughts, move one to righteous action, or speak peace to the soul.
Ezra Taft Benson
In my first 15 or 20 years of authorship, I was almost never asked to give a speech or an interview. The written work was supposed to speak for itself, and to sell itself, sometimes even without the author's photograph on the back flap.
Scientists in different disciplines don't speak the same language. They publish in different journals. It's like the United Nations: You come together, but no one speaks the same language, so you need some translators.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I think it's important for scientists to speak in their own voices and not just be mediated by journalists or others speaking for them.
The role of the intellectual, so it is said, is to speak truth to power. Noam Chomsky has dismissed this pious tag on two grounds. For one thing, power knows the truth already; it is just busy trying to conceal it. For another, it is not those in power who need the truth, but those they oppress.
When you write, it's just a much more crystalline, compressed version of the voice you think with - though not the one you speak with. I think your writing voice is your laser-guided missile. It's the poetry part of you.
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.
When I speak out against the guns or against the big corporations, some of my friends say, 'Oh Yoko, be careful. These people have all the power.' But, you know, most people don't speak out because they are frightened.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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