Apr 21, 2021
An excerpt from a 2006 commencement speech by the historian Vartan Gregorian, who died this week.
"Our election was not stolen, and America has not failed ... We must love America so much that we will never yield in her defense. That is our duty."
"Love for a world where we don’t need to win at someone else’s expense ... where we can win together."
"I have always found goodness in the people I've met everywhere I went in the world."
An excerpt from the Grand Award-winning speech for the 2021 Cicero Speechwriting Awards.
"Our policies at home and abroad must be designed to be inclusive, tackle inequality, and respect our environment."
"An example of what journalism should always aspire to be."
British speechwriting guru Simon Lancaster explains the amazing power of rhetoric as a force for good—and teaches communicators how to avoid rhetoric’s dark side.
"Boys, for me it cuts too close to home. Even my own mother, at the age of 10, against her will, was sexually abused before she learned about the birds and the bees."
"While it was different for everyone, we all lost something."
"Neither of these incredible generals is resting on her laurels or on her stars. They’re using their voices and actively working to change policies in the military."