I have a dream. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Washington civil rights rally, 15 June 1963.
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred [nor] allow our creative protests to degenerate into physical violence.Martin Luther King Jr.
Victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.winston churchill
Democracy is the destiny of humanity; freedom its indestructible arm.benito juárez
What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?Abraham Lincoln
The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated [this ground], far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.Abraham Lincoln
I stand here before you not as a prophet but as a humble servant of you, the people. Your tireless and heroic sacrifices have made it possible for me to be here today. I therefore place the remaining years of my life in your hands.nelson mandela
If you want to see the acceptable face of capitalism, go out to an oil rig in the North Sea.William Randolph Hearst
The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.james madison
I’ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.
What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God's way of pointing you in a new direction.Oprah Winfrey
We are nearer today to the ideal of the abolition of poverty and fear from the lives of men and women than ever before in any land.herbert hoover
"Castilian Spanish speaking Spain is big, but is bigger in addition with Catalonian speaking Spain, Galician speaking Spain and Basque speaking Spain. Democratic Spain, Constitutional Spain, can not be separated from diversity and the respect to the citizenship"josé luis rodríguez zapatero
The government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like the state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.james madison
In a good play every speech should be as fully flavoured as a nut or apple.john millington synge
Faith is not just something you have, it's something you do.Barack Obama
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.steve jobs
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.steve jobs
Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.Oprah Winfrey
You've had a wonderful opportunity to become educated people, but what really matters is not what you have learned and not what is said to you on this day, but what you do with all the days ahead of you.
Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.Garretson Trudeau
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.malcolm (malcolm little) x
Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.Bill Nye
I've had successes and I've had setbacks, sometimes really painful ones. Many of you are at the beginning of your professional, public, and political careers — you will have successes and setbacks too. This loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what's right is worth it.hillary clinton