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One "elegant" acceptance speech
In one minute, actor Helen Mirren thanks people specifically and truthfully—and thus meaningfully.
Jun 10, 2015
"I love advertising because ..."
“... I love lying. ... We know the product is going to stink. We know that because we live in the world, and we know that everything stinks."
Oct 8, 2014
The Profit Motive vs. the Aims of Art
We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.
Ursula Le Guin
Dec 3, 2014
The Kind of Audacity We Need to Cultivate Today in Ireland
If We Are To Transform Our Society
Michael D. Higgins
President, Republic of Ireland
It's been a long road and it's taken a lot of doing
"These songs of mine, they're like mystery stories, the kind that Shakespeare saw when he was growing up."
Feb 11, 2015
Their Time Is Up
"We all have lived, too many years in a culture broken by brutally powerful men. But their time is up." The Vital Speech of the Week.
Media Producer, Talk Show Host, Actor, Philanthropist
Jan 10, 2018
National Integration Needs to Be Brought Back into Public Thought
"As a person of and in culture let me say this unequivocally, there is no one Indian culture—there are Indian cultures—the plurality is the signifier of integration."
Nov 1, 2017
I Typed and Dreamed
"It would take some time before I got to know myself, though."
Aug 1, 2017
Discoveries Are Important In Every Sector
President, Rockefeller Foundation
The Surge of Ideas
The Changes We Made In Our Army
David H. Petraeus
Commander, United States Central Command
On the Value of Bipartisan Foreign Policy
"to Unite Our Voice At Water's Edge"
Chairman, U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee
WATCH: The most gutsy speech you'll hear this week
Apr 24, 2012
On The Need for a Bipartisan Foreign Policy
Carl Levin (d-mich.)
Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee
Feb 28, 2012
A Just and Lasting Peace
"our Work Here On Earth"
Former President, United States
The Future Of Tibet
the Dalai Lama
"I wish I was a better citizen"
playwright and screenwriter
Jan 31, 2012
COMMUNICATION SECRETS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE
Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Education
Mar 7, 2013
Leading Change in Germany
Reforming One Of The World's Most Important Economies
Chairman of The Board, President and Chief Executive, The Proctor & Gamble Company
Nine-year-old presentation trend-setter
Jan 16, 2013
Speaker promises not to be brief
Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
Apr 3, 2013
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