Greatest Speeches In History- Has Changed The World And Saved The Nation

Here are some Historical Speeches of Greatest leaders time to time. By these, they have encouraged and united the whole nation to prove the power of humanity.


Socrates

Socrates

Apology, 4th century B.C.

Facing charges of "corrupting youth," Socrates delivered this speech — as rendered by Plato — to an Athens jury. It proved unsuccessful; he was convicted by his peers, and subsequently killed himself by swallowing hemlock. But this skillful piece of rhetoric underlines the realization that has propelled philosophy ever since: that human knowledge is woefully limited.

Best Line: "The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways — I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows."

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