AROUND THE WORLD IN RHETORIC

EVENTS

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VITAL SPEECHES OF RECENT WEEKS

Jan 20, 2021
"Unity is the path forward."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States
Jan 13, 2021
"America will come back from these dark days and shine our light once again."
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former Governor, California
Jan 07, 2021
"These tragedies have reminded us that words matter."
Barry Black
Barry Black, Chaplain, U.S. Senate
Jan 06, 2021
"After a year of hardship, we can understand more than ever the significance of a community with a shared future for mankind."
Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping, President, China
Dec 16, 2020
"The flame of democracy was lit in this nation a long time ago. And we now know nothing, not even a pandemic or an abuse of power, can extinguish that flame."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President-Elect, United States of America
Dec 09, 2020
"Humanity is waging war on nature. This is suicidal. Nature always strikes back—and it is already doing so with growing force and fury."
António Guterres
António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations
Dec 04, 2020
"You don't need to like me. I hope in years to come, you might respect me, for having the guts to tell you the right thing."
Brian Pallister
Brian Pallister, Premier, Manitoba, Canada
Dec 02, 2020
"Even though this storm is greater than any other I’ve experienced ... I’m confident we will get through this. What kind of industry will emerge? The answer, I think, lies in how we act today."
Fawaz Bitar
Fawaz Bitar, Chair, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers
Nov 25, 2020
"We can't solve all of the world's problems alone ... [but] America at its best still has a greater ability than any other country on earth to bring others together to meet the challenges of our time."
Antony Blinken
Antony Blinken, Nominee, U.S. Secretary of State
Nov 18, 2020
"An indisputable statement of fact: We have never before seen restrictions as severe, extensive and prolonged as those experienced for most of 2020.”
Samuel Alito
Samuel Alito, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court