AROUND THE WORLD IN RHETORIC

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VITAL SPEECHES OF RECENT WEEKS

Oct 13, 2021
"Man and Nature need to coexist in harmony. When we take care to protect Nature, Nature rewards us generously; when we exploit Nature ruthlessly, it punishes us without mercy."
Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping, President, China
Oct 06, 2021
Communicators must expand the definition of their work, take a much more rigorous intellectual approach, and allow a deeper connection between their work and their souls.
David Murray
David Murray, Editor and Publisher, Vital Speeches of the Day
Sep 28, 2021
"Today the UN is like a retired superhero who has forgotten what he could do. He considers himself a burden, a weak, frail, useless old man, whose life was in vain."
Volodymyr Zelensky
Volodymyr Zelensky, President, Ukraine
Sep 22, 2021
"My name is Beth from Electronics, I've been working at Walmart for almost five years, and I can say that everyone here is overworked and underpaid."
Beth McGrath
Beth McGrath, Walmart Employee
Sep 15, 2021
"This is not mere nostalgia, it is the truest version of ourselves. It is what we have been, and what we can be again."
George W. Bush
George W. Bush, Former President, United States of America
Sep 01, 2021
"We no longer had a clear purpose in an open-ended mission in Afghanistan. After 20 years of war in Afghanistan, I refused to send another generation of America’s sons and daughters to fight a war that should have ended long ago."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States of America
Aug 25, 2021
"I've embraced and internalized the hopes and dreams of 20 million people who share the name New Yorkers. Your priorities are my priorities."
Kathy Hochul
Kathy Hochul, Governor, New York
Aug 18, 2021
"But I do not regret my decision to end America's warfighting in Afghanistan."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States of America
Aug 11, 2021
"We know better than anyone else how racism is used to divide working people."
Richard Trumka
Richard Trumka, Late President, AFL-CIO
Aug 04, 2021
"I never touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances."
Andrew Cuomo
Andrew Cuomo, Governor, New York