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Thank you for visiting OurSpeeches.com, an on-line resource website to help students prepare for the Public Speaking Competitions and encourage them to do their best.

We do this by sharing with you the written copies of the original speeches delivered by students over the years. We invite you to share your speeches with us because people learn more when you share.

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Latest Speeches

Rescue at Sea

Author: Unknown told by Rick Clements at Toastmasters Club Published On: 2008-07-14

This is a tale of ships and rescue with a strange twist. Is it true? Did it really happen? Can a person be in two places at the same time? We do not know for certain, but it is an intriguing tale that will make you think.

If Not You, Then Who?

Author: Rick Clements/The Daylighters Toastmasters Club Published On: 2008-07-14

Each year when we had new Cub Scouts start, we'd send the boys outside and have games set up to keep them busy. Some of the Pack leaders would stay with the new parents. I'd gather the parents into a circle. Before I could start, one of the parents asked, "so, where are the leaders?" [pause] I replied, "you're looking at them". Just like the Cub Scout parents, you are looking at the new leaders for our club.
The new assoc. Pastor was nervous because she giving her first sermon to the congregation. She was nervous and still getting herself organized at the pulpit when a 7 year old in the front row asked his mother, "where's God?"


Grade: 8 | Year: 2005 Published On: 2008-07-10

I wish I were an Oscar Meyer wiener, Extra, extra, read all about it, we will be back after these brief messages! Do you know what these sayings all have in common? Well, there are forms of what makes you want something. Welcome students, teachers, and judges and this year get ready to embrace my speech on advertisment. So stay tuned and I will be answering some questions like where can advertisement be found? How much would it cost? What makes me want that so bad? and what are the consequences of too many ads?

A Day in the Life of a 13 Year-old Girl

Grade: 7 | Year: 2008 Published On: 2008-07-04

Clothes, music, Celebes and more,
Tests, projects, homework galore!
Oh, and something called “mood swings?” “STOP TALKING!”
Good morning/afternoon Mrs. K and fellow classmates. Today I will take you through a day in the life of a 13 year old girl.

Unexplained Mysteries

Author: Michael | Grade: 8 | Year: 2005 Published On: 2008-07-04

Orange glowing balls that go in and out of planes without a sound? Fish and other animals falling from the sky, lizards encased in stone without a sign of life that breath air again. What is going on? Some people call it fraud or hoaxes, but I call them unexplained mysteries.

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Do you want to be a winner during public speaking competitions?

  • Act like a winner and learn from the winners.
  • Be a winner yourself.
  • Inspire others to do the same.
  • Aim high! You were born to be a winner.

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