AROUND THE WORLD IN RHETORIC

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VITAL SPEECHES OF RECENT WEEKS

Sep 28, 2022
"They are affectionately titled Quill Lyrics, Fountain Pen Lyrics, and Glitter Gel Pen Lyrics."
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift, Singer/Songwriter
Sep 21, 2022
"Never before has this Parliament debated the state of our Union with war raging on European soil."
Ursula van der Leyen
Ursula van der Leyen, President, European Union
Sep 14, 2022
"I too now solemnly pledge myself, throughout the remaining time God grants me, to uphold the Constitutional principles at the heart of our nation."
Charles III
Charles III, King of the United Kingdom
Sep 07, 2022
"By delivering on the economy, on energy, and on the NHS, we will put our nation on the path to long-term success."
Liz Truss
Liz Truss, Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Aug 31, 2022
Reagan White House speechwriter Peter Robinson tells the edifying, inspiring tale of how he came to write the line, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall."
Peter Robinson
Peter Robinson, White House Speechwriter
Aug 17, 2022
Vital Speeches' vast back issues cough up an eloquent defense of stakeholder capitalism—from 52 years ago.
Dan Lufkin
Dan Lufkin, Investment Banker
Aug 03, 2022
“This is an embarrassment—to the Senate, to the country, to the founders, and all that they profess to hold dear. If this is America first, then America is fucked.”
Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart, Comedian, Activist
Jul 27, 2022
"I humbly beg forgiveness for the evil committed by so many Christians against the Indigenous peoples."
Pope Francis
Pope Francis
Jul 20, 2022
"Something which gives direction, inspires hope, is a credible explanation of the way the world is changing and how we succeed within it."
Tony Blair
Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Jul 13, 2022
"Our brilliant and Darwinian system will produce another leader, equally committed to taking this country forward through tough times."
Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, Prime Minister, United Kingdom