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  • Steve Jobs Informative Essay

    Steve Jobs can be considered an American icon. He helped create a society filled with technological advances no person could have ever imagined. In 2005, Jobs presented a commencement speech at Stanford University that captured the hearts of many people through his use of emotion and rhetoric. By breaking down his speech into three parts he was able to develop one overlying theme, never give up until you find something you love. The three stories he decided to share included connecting the dots, love and loss, and death. His use of appropriate delivery and language, coupled with his established credibility as an innovator allowed for a commencement address that is now unforgettable to many people. “Your time is limited, so don 't waste it living someone else 's life,” is a predominant quote from Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University (para. 20). These simple words describe the singular purpose of Job’s message of never giving up until you find what you love to do. Jobs spoke of three influential moments in his life in order to convey the importance of following your heart. Through each of these stories he was able to keep the audience intrigued by what he was going to say next. His credibility as a business icon may have put people in the seats but his life showed them the importance of pursuing their own dreams. Steve Jobs made an incredible impact on the world through his creation and development of Apple, Pixar Animation, and NeXT. His innovations and…

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  • Spiritual Speeches

    “Mom hurry up I am going to be late!” “We get you here 30 minutes earlier so you can prepare spiritually for the service, I think you will be fine” “Finally here! See you guys at service, thanks for dropping me off so early!” “Your welcome, but I still don 't understand the reason for you needing to be spiritually ready. All you have to do is listen to the sermon and leave” “Mom this is the way for the Lord to be let me really get a hold of what he wants for me to learn and apply in my life.”…

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  • Kickball Speeches

    Today is the day, the day that we get beat the people that have been torturing us with homework and test for the last four years, today we the fourth grade class will be playing the teachers in kickball. This game is for all of the respect, either we win and get the respect of the and students or we lose and go home in shame, and the teachers have been talking smack for the last few day back and forth saying that we were gonna win, but we weren't just gonna win not just win we were gonna…

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  • Commemorative Speeches

    Before I begin this essay I would like to thank Dr. Glenn Brasher, a history professor here at the Capstone, for increasing my knowledge and allowing me to develop more perceptions about life. This acknowledgment to Dr. Brasher is very crucial; because it will help you understand how my inspiration has allowed me to persevere in life. Even though this year has just begun, 2017 has been one of the most eventful and unyielding years since I was in Kindergarten watching the Twin Towers collapse.…

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  • Funeral Speeches

    It is incredible to imagine how quickly your life can change. In a twinkling of an eye all could be destroy and lost in the past, with a choice that we have to make in order to change our future. Today is the funeral of my father, the person I love the most, the most important man in my life. In the morning when I woke up anything looks different, it was a normal day with a sad gray sky as Lima normally has. But for me something disappeared, a piece of my heart was broken, the person who used…

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  • Rotunda Speeches

    For 19 years, I have been hard at work, relentlessly training and preparing for the day that I lay it all on the line. When I was young, it was from the shower to my room. In high school, it was the football field during a homecoming pep rally. Now, in college, I can confidently say that all my hard work has paid off and I am prepared to take on my greatest feat of all: streaking the Lawn. As a swimmer, getting there and back as quickly as possible (all while minimally clothed) has always been…

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  • Homelessness Speeches

    I’m sitting down in my English classroom, waiting for my teacher to call me up. When I hear my name being called; a rush of panic runs through my whole body, my heart starts to race, my hands start getting sweaty, and when I opened my mouth not a single word comes out. Public speaking was a challenge because I always feared people would judge me over what I had to say and it became one of my insecurities. During my junior year in high school, I decided to take speech and debate so that I could…

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  • Mr Talotta Speeches

    This is an email I have thought about sending many times but just haven't been able to put the courage to say. As a student, I see and hear about lots of things that you may not. Unfortunately, these things I hear tend to be not so good things. It's incredibly tough to try and tell you things that my good friends that I've stood by since elementary school but at this point in my life, I've realized that I need to take an action before they wind up severely putting danger to themselves. It's…

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  • American Flag Speeches

    Our Flag Have you ever put deep thought into something that seemed so simple? The 13 red and white stripes, and 50 white stars outlined in blue are truly more than a piece of cloth. The United States Flag is a beautiful symbol of America. When I glance at the American flag, the feeling of pride fills my body. I am very proud to live in America, where our soldiers fought proudly with the flag by their side. I am proud to be able to gaze at the symbol of the United States every day, and remember…

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  • Napoleon Farm Speeches

    Comrades, how has life on the farm been without me? Thank you for accepting the hens’ request of sacrificing a few minutes of your sleep and giving me this opportunity to convey a message I feel so passionately about. As you all know, I was exiled from the farm a few months ago by Napoleon. You, comrades, are probably confused about that occurrence and you may have been told many things by Napoleon and Squealer. However, I am confident that you, comrades, understand that they are just lies.…

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