Write Down Your Thoughts on the Paper

Very many people undermine the power of putting down your thoughts and feelings. As humans, we are sometimes overwhelmed with feelings or flooded in thoughts about school, careers or life in general. Sometimes all you have to do is transfer your thoughts to paper, as it helps you figure out the best way forward. If …

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Lyndon B. Johnson: The American Promise 1965 Speech (Full Transcript)

In the wake of the ugly violence perpetuated against civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama in 1965, Johnson adapted the “We Shall Overcome” mantra in this call for the country to end racial discrimination. By throwing the full weight of the Presidency behind the movement for the first time, Johnson helped usher in the Voting …

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President John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address 1961 (Full Transcript)

In a relatively brief address that he spent two months crafting, Kennedy — at 43, the youngest president elected to the office and the first Roman Catholic —  stressed the importance of national service.   Best quote from this speech: “My fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what …

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Winston Churchill: Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat, 1940 Speech (Transcript)

In his first speech as Britain’s Prime Minister, Churchill tied the outcome of the fight against the Nazis to the survival of Britain itself. One of history’s best battle cries.   Best quote from this speech: “You ask, what is our policy? I can say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, …

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Frederick Douglass: The Hypocrisy of American Slavery, 1852 (Transcript)

Born a slave in Maryland, Douglass escaped in 1838 and earned widespread acclaim for his 1845 autobiography. Invited to speak as part of July 4 festivities in his adopted hometown of Rochester, N.Y., the abolitionist took the opportunity to rage at the injustice of slavery. Best quote from this speech:  “Whether we turn to the …

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TD Jakes: The Power of A Thought (Full Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of TD Jakes’ speech or sermon titled “The Power of a Thought”.  Note: There are some instances in the transcript where we couldn’t discern the terms correctly. If you know the right words for them, please do notify us. Thank you.     TD Jakes – FULL  TRANSCRIPT I was teaching …

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Strong Enough to Be Wrong: Joshua Harris at TEDxHarrisburg (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ author Joshua Harris’ talk titled “Strong Enough to Be Wrong” at TEDxHarrisburg conference.   Joshua Harris – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I have a question for you. Is admitting you’re wrong a sign of weakness or a sign of strength? And how hard is it for …

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Creating The Common Good By Habit: Nate Garvis at TEDxTC (Transcript)

Following is the full text of author and civic though leader Nate Garvis’ talk titled “Creating The Common Good By Habit” at TEDxTC conference. Nate Garvis – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Let’s talk about this fabulous world that we live in, and let’s talk about how can make it a little bit better, because it seems …

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The Linguistic Genius of Babies: Patricia Kuhl (Full Transcript)

Patricia Kuhl – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I want you to take a look at this baby. What you’re drawn to are her eyes and the skin you love to touch. But today I’m going to talk to you about something you can’t see. What’s going on up in that little brain of hers. The modern …

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Protecting The Brain Against Concussion: Kim Gorgens (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of neuropsychologist Kim Gorgens’s talk titled “Protecting The Brain Against Concussion” at TEDxDU conference.   Kim Gorgens – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT So, a funny thing happened on my way to becoming a brilliant, world-class neuropsychologist: I had a baby. And that’s not to say I ever went on to become …

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