Words are the most powerful weapons can any have. Works can evoke a person, inspire him and can also hurt his emotions. The words spoken by these great people are more powerful than any weapons. These words spoken during a speech give us an inspiration and make us powerful to fight against any evil in this world and give hope to discouraged person to stand up again and fight for his right. These speeches are from the greatest people and orators those who have changed the history and has marked their name in the history by their inspiring words.
Here is the list of top 10 greatest speeches in the World history :
10. Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela son of tribal chieftain became a lawyer in 1944 and joined African national Congress. On August 5, 1962 he was arrested along with other twelve members in the charge of capital crimes of sabotage and for plotting a foreign invasion of south Africa. At his trial mandela made his speech and spend twenty-seven years in Robben Island and Pollsmoor Prison. On april 20, 1964 in Pretoria Supreme Court, South Africa he delivered speech ‘ I am prepared to die’.
9. John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy on January 20, 1960 gave an inspirational speech in which is speak that what dont think what you your country can do for you, just think what you can do for your country, John F. Kennedy was the youngest, smart and intelligent president of United State Of America. During his career he encounter many difficult tasks like Cuban missile crises, American-African civil right movement and the bay of pigs invasion. he also created peace crops on 1961. In his speech he asked all the Americans to unite together and fight against the diseases, poverty and wars.
8. Martin Luther King, Jr
Everyone remembers the inspirational speech of Martin Luther have a dream speech’. Slavery has been abolished but even in 1963 the black people in America were subjected to the cruel racism. Black children were not allowed to attend the the schools and get the education. black families were not allowed to live in the houses and enter in the public and spirituality places. One young man took the effort and struggle for the rights of black people to get equality with that of Americans. The speech of Martin Luther is considered as a turning point in the history of black people. The speech has ranked as the top American speech by the poll of scholars of Americans.
7. Abraham Lincoln
The great words addressed by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 ‘ Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We all are very familiar with these wording as they are shown many times on TV and are spoken by many kids on the independence shows. The Gettysburg address is one of the best and prominent speeches in the World History.
6. Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi the Indian freedom fighter who proved to the world that peace can overcome the wars. India was under the direct rule of Britishers for 100 years.His non-violent movement aimed at the slogan of Quit-India and on August 8, 1942 he passed Quit India revolution that ask the Britishers to quit the India. His speech ‘Quit India ‘is one of the most inspirational speeches in the world history.
5. Alexander The Great
Alexander the Great was one of the great emperor who has made his mark on all over the earth. after the ten years of struggling, he had captured Greece, European and Persian empire and then he moved to the India. He addressed a speech to all his work men, motivating them to fight in unity and console them to fight and don’t get tired. His speech was a great and a inspirational speech to all the people.
4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
On December8, 1941 In joint session of Congress Washington Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed a speech to all Americans that after the attack on the pearl harbor all the Americans are going for a war and they all have to fight together and in unity. The speech of “Pearl Harbor address to the nation” shook every American.
3. Queen Elizabeth
On August 8, 1588 Queen Elizabeth addressed a speech in England to fight against war phillip || Spain has decided to to revolt against the England. So the queen addressed a speech to people of England ”Against the Spanish Armada” to fight against the spain in unity. It was one of the greatest and inspirational speeches in the World History.
2. Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill speech”Their finest Hour” was also one of the greatest speeches in the world history which was delivered on June 18, 1940 in The House of Commons in England. After four days when Paris was fell in Nazi party hand and the day after the French requested an armistice. He was one f the est orator of 20th century and the inspirational leader of his time. The speech motivates the people that we shall fight and shall go an end.
1. Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda speech held on World’s parliament of Religion in Chicago on September 27, 1893 is the best and inspirational speech in the World history. the speech describes the situation of man in the fake world.