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I hate politics and what are considered their appropriate measures. I hate notoriety, public meetings, public speeches, caucuses and everything that I know of which is apparently the necessary incident of politics - except doing public work to the best of my ability.
In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet.
The problem with people who live in a world of speeches and books and theories is they don't know how to fix things in the real world when they go wrong. They feign ignorance, blame others, and make another eloquent speech.
Kathleen Troia McFarland
You have to take a huge loss financially to do a play. You have to put aside the commercials and the speeches and the other things that put money on the table, and really save up to do it. And that's what I've done here. But it's worth it to me to be in a really good play.
I love English. I learned it from the speeches of Winston Churchill.
Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.
William Henry Ashley
I have very good relations with Pope Francis. I read constantly what he says and follow his speeches. Pope Francis has come to renew the Catholic Church, and he has new air to renew the spiritual world. Now, Venezuela does not need mediation.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
Democracy is not about making speeches. It is about making committees work.
The only place you see a free market is in the speeches of politicians.
I thought making speeches for money was a much better thing than getting connected with any one group or company, as so many people who leave public life do.
Hey, I'm not a politician. I'm a ham. I love to give speeches.
I know they are all environmentalists. I heard a lot of my speeches recycled.
I can't go to bed if I haven't done my diary. I always record them just as I've always recorded all my interviews and speeches.
'The Chicken Soup for the Soul' books are the result of over 20 years of teaching seminars and giving speeches. The first book contains all of the stories that I used in my seminars to illustrate the points that I wanted to make.
I'm a very good thinker, but I sometimes grab the wrong word. I say something I didn't think through adequately. I mean, I don't type my speeches, then sit up there and read them off the teleprompter, you know. I wing it.
I've probably given more speeches, been on TV more than any other member of the Court - or almost any other member of the Court.
Making clever speeches takes a lot of work and a lot of time.
Like many of my friends and colleagues, I can't get enough of Obama news; latest polling, speeches, visits, reaction of world leaders.
The best discussion of trouble in boardroom and business office is found in newspapers' own financial pages and speeches by journalists in management jobs.
Between speeches and awards, you can find something to do every other week. It's hard to write. Your focus gets splintered. Once you put one thing in your calendar, that month is gone.
I find doing speeches nerve wrecking.
That has always seemed to me one of the stranger aspects of literary fame: you prove your competence as a writer and an inventor of stories, and then people clamour for you to make speeches and tell them what you think about the world.
J. M. Coetzee
I do all my speeches in pictures. If I wrote words, I'd get locked in on them.
In Japan, you get on the bullet train or the airplane, and I loved the little speeches the stewardesses would do. They even do little speeches before you play gigs.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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