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Famous Speeches

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One of the most famous speeches in the world is “I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King, Jr. It speaks expressively and powerfully of King’s dream for a future where whites and blacks would coexist equally and harmoniously.
Martin Luther King makes reference to "the true ekklesia". The word 'ekklesia', means 'church', so by invoking "the true ekklesia", he is invoking the real church. This is in reference to "the church within the church", or the part of church beyond organized. Martin Luther King expresses...
in the present sense of the term, Helicopters did not exist in Amelia"s life span. They did have autogiros, and Amelia took one up to l8,4l5 feet in l93l this altitude was probably assesed by a ground observer with a BC Theodolite- Battery Commander type. These give direct altitude readings on...
an enzyme liberated from blood platelets that converts prothrombin into thrombin as blood starts to clot
Well, there are many famous quotes from Edgar Allan Poe's poems and  stories, but maybe the most famous are, "Quoth the raven,  'Nevermore.' "
It's called the "Sermon on the Mount", and you can find it in the Gospels of Matthew ( Chapters 5-7) and Luke ( 6: 20-49).
From Charlotte's Web..... Its also from Demolition Man.
It's "paddle faster, I hear banjos". You'll have to watch the movie Deliverance to understand it...
The Catholic Church sold indulgences in the late medieval period,and their sale motivated Martin Luther to present his "95 Theses." Martin Luther: Germanmonk who questioned the leadership and theology of the CatholicChurch in 1517. His questions provided the basis for the ProtestantReformation.
If you asking what departments make up a typical Police Force, then in the UK these are the most common, although each force area will organise according to local requirements. Uniform Police. (general day to day Police Duties) CID. (Plain clothes Criminal Investigation Dept) Traffic Police -...
he was angry because he was arrested
In Favor:-Because of internet world has became a global village.Students can take any course in any college through E-learning.The new innovations and resources can be shared because of easy communication.We can easily book railway tickets and movie tickets in online.Transfer of files made easy...
  The Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC.
Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 - 5 February 1881) , Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent ofthrowing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall notbe able to keep our mind strong and clear. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road...
  It may be so old a saying that you won't be able to find an original attribution.     To go a bit older than 1964:   according to the Oxford dictionary in quotations, on the 6th November 1605, Guy Fawkes is reputed to have said     "The desperate disease requires a dangerous...
the basic meaning of this quote is that anger and jealousy will spoil every human relation . World Wars have been fought for supremacy of power which only resulted in formation of blocks in the world and proving yourselves greater than the other. In a relationship of love you do not have to prove...
Sensei's would use the phrase while teaching them kung-fu referring to the students as grasshoppers....and im sumb and do not know the full phrase or where it ORIGINALLY came from
Here is the quote- "Two dozen four-wheeled wagons, with heaving wagon teams could not have stirred the tonnage of that rock from where he wedged it over the door sill."
Lincoln seems to be a treasure trove for medical speculation. It is suggested that he had; Smallpox ConstipationDepressionCancerMarfan syndrome (a connective tissue disorder) For those not familiar with this last disease it was noted that he: was much taller than most men of his dayhad long limbshad...
Be more specific with the question.
It was a last push by the confederate army. They were losing the  war, and Gettysburg was an important spot for the Union. If they  took that, it would be a stronghold and a chance to win the war.  Without that, the confederates had no chance. The confederates hit  it hard, so many Union died....
It means that your mind is enslaved (trapped) in matter which is what your body is made of. Your body can not be free as long as mind is trapped in matter, because mind equals spirit, and mind is the cause and matter is the manifest of spirit. Everything you see in the temporal world was created...
"Wherever you are in the world, the moon is never bigger then your thumb."
Patrick Henry's speech was important because he helped persuade Virginia to enter into the fight for American independence.
Several thousand people attended the dedication of the Soldiers  National Cemetery at Gettysburg on November 19, 1863. Dignitaries  in attendance included Andrew Curtin, the governor of Pennsylvania,  several members of the Cabinet, and David Wills, the local  Gettysburg Attorney who generated...
She wants to have her cake and eat it too
I.Everyday were learning englishlike pronouns and nounsadverbs and verbspart of speech,prepositionconjunction interjectionlike phrases and clausessimple sentence and compound sentencesbasic sentence,present and futuresubject verb agreementEnglish subject is the best subjectwith the lesson of complex...
ok lets say today is monday. and if today is monday and today is tomorrow then tomorrow would be monday. then yesterday would be monday because tomorrow is yesterday.
  Ford used: Quality is job one.   The quality goes in before the name goes on.
  expect great things from God; attempt great things for God
This is a great quote referring to the fact that your life may be long, but that doesn't matter. What matters is that you lived a life that was meaningful and fulfilled your purpose. After you die, nothing you have on this earth will matter. All that will matter is what your life did to prepare you...
"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages, they would have burned me. Now, they are content with burning my books."
Embarrassment could be very easily put into a metaphor, and the  greatest part is that there is so many you could come up with. One  of them for example could be, "Embarrassment is like standing  unprepared in the face a hurricane."
  * There was 80,000 union troop and 60,000 Confederates Troop and both add together 140,000 and 52,000 town people  * in pennsylvania  * on July 1,1863 to July 3, 1863
I have 1 great quote about competitiveness:"Veni, vidi, vici." - Julius Caeser(Italian for I came, I saw, I conquered.)
  == Answer ==     If you truly believe you have an authentic signed copy of the Gettysburg Address you should probably contact the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC.
Kerala is very famous for the houseboats and the crop production because there are many freshwater lakes and rivers in Kerala.
== Answer ==   One reference is to the growth of nanotechnology in southern countries such as India, Brazil, and China (which are moving along quickly) in comparison to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Islamic world.
Some of Martin Luther King Jr's most famous quotes include, "Wemust accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope" andâ??Faith is taking the first step even when you donâ??t see thewhole staircase.â??The speech he is most famous for is his iconic"I have a dream" speech.
It means that as you chew you are only partially aware that you are doing it because it hardly requires concentration. Much the same as watching tv really.
Well, you have the right to be upset because you were probably looking forward to seeing them and they shouldn't have made a promise they arent keeping but in the same token, when people only get a weeks vacation, you do like spending it doing something you havent done before. They obviously felt...
Muffle your Rage. Get smart instead of musculer
 too many cooks spoil the broth     One day I and my cousin visited a restaurant and so many cooks came  to take our order.We told them to make us a broth with some slizes  of bread we asked for just one and they all sped off to the  kitchen. WE were worried that they might make a not so...
This is a famous sentence that shows the importance of punctuation.  There is a different meaning depending on how you punctuate it.  This is the alternative interpretation:    A woman: without her, man is nothing.
People did not greet each other much differently in USA in the 1800's, but other countries it depends.
There was a very popular comic strip of the fifties, and sixtiescalled Pogo. It was about Pogo Possum and a bunch of colorful,characters that lived in the Okefenokee Swamp. In one of the strips(I can't find the date it originally ran), Pogo and a friend arestanding in front of a place used to dump...
because he had fell in love with this girl an pimped the m out
One Perspective Read the Qu'ran, and you'll find the answer. Another Perspective Perhaps it is best to consider Hell in contrast to Heaven. Heaven is a place (state) of being with God and those whom we love. Heaven is joy, being completely open to God's love, being open to those around...
When the tides of life turn against you,And the current upsets your boat,Don't waste those tears on what might have been,Just lay on your back and float.
  == Answer ==   They most certainly can. Narcissism is a personality disorder and we all have different personalities. It doesn't matter if you are narcisstic or not, you still can have sexual acts towards a son and daughter and that's sexual abuse!     I am sorry to hear of your...
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was a British officer, statesman, andwriter. As Prime Minister of Britain during World War II , herepresented the indomitable will of the people of Great Britain. Inearlier years, he was a war correspondent as well as a soldier inthe Boer War (1899-1902). He was First...
This line appears in several films, including Stardust (2007), as a response by Yvaine (the star, Claire Danes) to Tristan (Charlie Cox) when they escape but are stranded on a cloud.
  It comes from the section on love in "The Prophet" by Khalil Gabran; it also was used in a movie but I cannot remember what movie, if anyone knows it would be great for them to share it.
  == Answer ==   Could be a vacuum leak - perhaps bad brake booster   Could be worn brake linings metal to metal
The quote is credited to American author Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915). I believe what he meant by the saying is that if you do nothing in your life because you are afraid of making a mistake, then you will find your life wasted and nothing done. Hubbard seems to be saying that in his opinion, there...
Keith Kennedy in 1985 if it is the same The Bottom Line I know of
Always faithful is the English equivalent of 'Semper fi'. In the word by word translation, the adverb 'semper' means 'always'. The syllable 'fi' is an abbreviation of the adjective 'fidelis', which means 'faithful'. . It's the motto of the Marine Corps of the United States of America. Marines take...
"One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion."
yes because same is true for me that as a human being who is the best among GODs creation.thats why i ask this question to me
Someone on an Amazon.com review mentioned that he was at odds withhis publisher later in life. I can't find any reference to prove ordisprove this but it is the only claim I've seen.
Well look at it this way imagine yourself as a baby now what would people say bout u or maybe express your feelings to your parents tell them how you feel i dont have any siblings so i wonder what it would be like to have a brother or sister
The correct quotation is "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once". It's from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Act 2 Scene 2
"I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy" -Ludwig Van Beethoven
It was "Texas, Texas, Margaret".
The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln in November of1863. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on thiscontinent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to theproposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether...
In the new era, thought itself will be transmitted by radio
Man is not made to be idle. "In the sweat of thy face shall thou eat bread" is the curse of God, according to the Bible. It is more a blessing than a curse. We should not be like drones but should try to procure honey from every flow­er.There are so many things in this wonderful world and we are...
we thought we were the smartest and the strongest until ...... the turtles took over
If I remember correctly I think the quote was from Seinfeld. They were discussing the (fake) movie "Rochelle Rochelle", whichappears in several episodes. Whenever the movie name is mentioned,the movie's slogan is usually repeated. It goes: "Rochelle Rochelle - A young woman's strange and erotic...
"Four Score and Seven years ago..."
"As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase." You're welcome!!
This is often incorrectly attributed to Goethe... but it's actually Canadian author and pastor Basil King, when he was speaking about overcoming fear. In the film "Almost Famous" Cameron Crowe misquotes this as Goethe which contributed to the confusion. Goethe 's closest quote was "Boldness...
Martin Luther King speeches were mainly about his dream and how much he wanted to change the rights for all african americans.
1. all men are created equal   2. the many men who gave their lives in the civil war   3. this is the free nation under God
No, he said "Speak softly and carry a big stick," referring to his foreign policy. He is also known for coining the phrases, "My hat is in the ring," "Good to the last drop," and "the bully pulpit."