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Impromptu Speaking Topics CATEGORY: Quotes 1. A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. — William James 2. A hero is an ordinary person who performs an ordinary task In an extraordinary situation. - Unknown 3. A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror. - Ken Jr. Keyes 4. A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. - Max Lucado 5. A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. - Mohammad 6. A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn’t like the tune. – Anonymous 7. A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. - Andre Maurois 8. A tree is known by its fruit a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. - Saint Basil Page 1 of 11
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9. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. Henry David Thoreau 10. All it takes is one idea to solve an impossible problem. — Robert H. Schuller 11. All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney 12. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars - to change the world. - Harriet Tubman 13. Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. - Queen Elizabeth I 14. Be the change you want to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi 15. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss 16. College isn’t the place to go for ideas. – Helen Keller 17. Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht Page 2 of 11
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18. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. — Ralph Waldo Emerson 19. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss 20. Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. — James Dean 21. Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. Norman Douglas 22. Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. Oprah Winfrey 23. Fear is nothing except a drain of energy and Not a power unto itself. Trust in yourself, for therein lies the true power. - Unknown 24. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. — Reinhold Niebuhr
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