60 Speak Up Quotes To Encourage You To Take A Stand

Looking for quotes about speaking up in life? We have rounded up the best collection of speak up quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) to encourage you to take a stand against injustice and express your opinion boldly.

Most people choose to remain silent due to fear of backlash and the brutal reaction of others. Being intimidated by people is one reason because of which some men and women choose to speak less or be silent.

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But the true value of speech comes when you add value to a conversation be it meaning, fun or a unique point of view.

This great list of inspirational quotes will bring out your voice every day and encourage you to stand up for yourself. You need to have the confidence and believe in yourself while speaking and the rest will follow.

Top 10 Speak-Up Quotes

  1. “Be a voice not an echo.” — Albert Einstein
  2. “Your silence will not protect you.” — Audre Lorde
  3. “Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes.” — Maggie Kuhn

    Famous Speak Up Quotes
    Famous Speak Up Quotes
  4. “If there’s something wrong, speak up!” — Pete Seeger
  5. “I always believe you have to speak up.” — Letitia Baldrige
  6. “Speak up. Believe in yourself. Take risks.” — Sheryl Sandberg

    Speak Up For Yourself Quotes
    Speak Up For Yourself Quotes
  7. “I speak up when it’s needed.” — Torrey Smith
  8. “The only way to be heard is to actually speak up.” — Unknown

    Courage to Speak Quotes
    Courage to Speak Quotes
  9. “The act of speaking out makes you alone.” — Ravish Kumar
  10. “I will not stay silent so that you can stay comfortable.” — Unknown
  11. “I think you look best when you speak from your heart.” — Unknown
  12. “It is more powerful to speak up than to silently resent.” — Unknown
  13. “Terrorism will spill over if you don’t speak up.” — Malala Yousafzai
  14. “Speak your mind even though your voice shakes.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  15. “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves.” —  Proverbs 30:8
  16. “You have to speak your mind, but without being cruel.” — Len Goodman
  17. “I will stand up, I will speak out for not to offend but to defend.” — Unknown
  18. “If you speak up, be ready to back it up; otherwise just shut up.” — Unknown

    Speak Up Funny Quotes
    Speak Up Funny Quotes
  19. “Don’t fear confrontation. Fear what happens when you don’t speak up for yourself.” — Unknown
  20. “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

    If You Don't speak Up Quotes
    If You Don’t speak Up Quotes

Quotes About Speaking Up

  1. “Never be afraid to speak your mind, you have one for a reason.” — Sarah Moores
  2. “For some reasons our culture influences us not to speak up.” — Mathew Rombach
  3. “Your words have great power. Speak up and use them to support and inspire.” — Unknown
  4. “If you’re not going to speak up, how is the world supposed to know you exist?” — Unknown
  5. “Speak up, be heard. If you don’t say a word, everything will stay the same way.” — Unknown
  6. “There’s something so healthy about young people speaking up in unity.” — Robbie Robertson
  7. “If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up.” — Fred Korematsu
  8. “The greatest talent one can have is learning when to speak and when to not.” — Bryant A. Loney
  9. “There’s a moment when you have to choose whether to be silent or to stand up.” — Malala Yousafzai
  10. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” — Madonna
  11. “Learn to speak up and fight for yourself, often people misunderstand silence for weakness.” — Unknown
  12. “Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.” — Stephen King
  13. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
  14. “He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.” — Rene Dubos
  15. “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Inspirational Speak-Up Quotes

  1. “Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. And that change begins with coming out.” — Dashanne Stokes
  2. “What makes me vulnerable is speaking up about topics that may be controversial to others.” — Gabrielle Bernstein
  3. “Just remember to always be yourself and don’t be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud.” — J.A. Redmerski
  4. “It takes courage to stand up for yourself. I stand in honor and no longer in fear of speaking out.” — Catherine Jane Fisher
  5. “The world suffers a lot. Not because of the violence of bad people, but because of the silence of good people.” — Napoleon
  6. “You cannot be afraid to speak up and speak out for what you believe. You have to have courage, raw courage.” — John Lewis
  7. “Don’t be afraid to be unique or speak your mind, because that’s what makes you different from everyone else.” — Dave Thomas
  8. “Let’s acknowledge the difference between speaking up with intention and speaking up for attention.” — Monica Lewinsky
  9. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “Speak up, because the day you don’t speak up for the things that matter to you is the day your freedom truly ends.” — Unknown
  11. “Don’t let the fear of what people might think to stop you from speaking your mind, speak up, you deserve to be heard.” — Unknown
  12. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” — Winston Churchill
  13. “Women speaking up for themselves, and for those around them is the strongest force we have to change the world.” — Melinda Gates
  14. “Speak up! We live in a democracy. We all need to make sure our voices are heard and our opinions are known.” — Bill Lipinski
  15. “We can learn to work and speak when we are afraid in the same way we have learned to work and speak when we are tired.” — Audre Lorde
  16. “The audience changes every night. You’re the same person. You have to speak your mind and do the stuff that makes you laugh.” — Joe Rogan
  17. “The only people who are mad at you for speaking up about the truth are those people who are living a lie. Keep speaking the truth.” — Unknown
  18. “I’ve learned the importance of speaking up for myself and voicing my opinions and my ideas. I’m definitely a shy person.” — Fiona Gubelmann
  19. “Have you ever wondered which hurts the most: saying something and wishing you had not, or saying nothing and wishing you had?” — Unknown
  20. “Speak up boldly and with intellect. Never hush your voice for someone’s comfort. Speak your mind, make people uncomfortable.” — Unknown
  21. “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” — Napoleon Hill
  22. “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” — Audre Lorde
  23. “Speak up, stand up, and keep correcting the false perceptions. Stay true to your heart’s views and keep chanting for peace and justice.” — Suzy Kassem
  24. “Don’t be afraid to speak up. Some people may not appreciate your opinion. Others may criticize you for it. But the ones who really matter in your life will respect you for it.” — Unknown
  25. “Staying quiet to keep the peace can be a good thing, but if the peace has already been disturbed, staying quiet won’t make anything better. Summon your courage and speak up when you feel the need to.” — Unknown

Speak Up Picture Quotes And Images

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Speak Up Quotes
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Best Speak Up Sayings
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Inspirational Speak Up Pictures
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Quotes About Speaking Up
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Speak Your Mind Quotes
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Speaking Out Quotations
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Motivational Speak Up Images
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Short Speak Up Quote
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Speaking Up Against Injustice Pic
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Speaking Up Picture Quotes

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