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Since the beginning of time, great leaders have used their power of oratory to win and inspire followers. Included here are the speeches of Moses, Jesus, George Washington, Queen Elizabeth I, Abraham Lincoln, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi, Clarence Darrow, Emmeline Pankhurst, Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler, George S Patton, Stalin, Martin Luther King, John F Kennedy, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, George W Bush and many others who have motivated, given hope to and sometimes terrified those who heard them.
This book contains over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations, and will both inspire readers and give them a greater understanding of the events of the time.
Each speech is accompanied by a comprehensive introduction that explains its historical background, why it was significant and what happened as a result. A biography of each speechmaker explains how they came to stand at the crossroads of history.
And Ive seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land. And Im happy, tonight. Im not worried about anything. Im not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord. Martin Luther King.
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory! Victory at all costs! Victory in spite of all terrors. Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survivial. Winston Churchill.
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. John F Kennedy.
I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony with equal opportunities. It is an ideal what I hope to live for, and see realized. But my lord, if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die. Nelson Mandela.See all Product Description
An inspiring book. A wealth of famous - and some less known - speeches that are inspirational.Published 2 months ago by Captain L. E. Howell