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Jun 29, 2022
An ovation turns into influence only when the people who hear your ideas can convincingly share them with others.
Tim Pollard
Tim Pollard, CEO, Oratium
Jun 08, 2022
"The remedy lies in breaking the vicious circle and restoring the confidence of the European people in the economic future of their own countries and of Europe as a whole."
George Marshall
George Marshall, Secretary of State, United States
Jun 01, 2022
"No one left behind because we should always look after the disadvantaged and the vulnerable. But also no one held back because we should always support aspiration and opportunity."
Anthony Albanese
Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister, Australia
May 25, 2022
"Why are you here, if not to solve a problem as existential as this?"
Chris Murphy
Chris Murphy, United States Senator, Connecticut
May 18, 2022
“It’s very tempting, when we finally make it to the table, to do everything we can to stay there. We think we are there to preserve our seat, instead of remembering we are there to use our seat.”
Abby Wambach
Abby Wambach, Former Player, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
May 11, 2022
"I do not in any way remove culpability from the ordinary soldier for what horrors they are inflicting. I am equally angry at the General Staff’s absence of integrity and leadership."
Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace, Defence Secretary, United Kingdom
May 02, 2022
"We now need a new approach, one that melds hard security and economic security, one that builds stronger global alliances and where free nations are more assertive and self-confident, one that recognises geopolitics is back."
Liz Truss
Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, United Kingdom
Apr 21, 2022
“Hate will only win if people like me stand by and let it happen.”
Mallory McMorrow
Mallory McMorrow, State Senator, Michigan
Apr 20, 2022
"This is the way to sustain a safe, legal and generous offer of sanctuary."
Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Apr 13, 2022
"I am feeling up to the task, primarily because I know that I am not alone. I am standing on the shoulders of my own role models."
Ketanji Brown Jackson
Ketanji Brown Jackson, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court