66+ Best Speak Up Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational speak up quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Speak Up Quotes

When I see something wrong, I speak up. — Manal al-Sharif

Sometimes you need to speak up about what you’re standing for. — Pierre Nanterme

It’s become easier to speak up for myself. — Sadie Sink

I believe in women having a voice, being empowered, speaking up, and having ideas. — Krysten Ritter

Most women say ‘Please speak to me from the waist up: my brain, my eyes.’ — Kellyanne Conway

We have to speak up for those who can’t do it for themselves. — Eric Reid

If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up. — Fred Korematsu

You have to be a voice; you have to be able to speak up. — Owen Farrell

So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out. — Jim Hightower

And my approach has always been to stand up and speak out on behalf of the economic rights of people. — Dennis Kucinich

When you are young in this industry, it’s difficult to know when to speak up. — Sigrid

People are tired of the same ol’ garbage. They want people that are willing to speak out, speak up, be open and honest with them. — Richard Ojeda

I’m proud to be from a country where I can speak up. — Gus Kenworthy

If there’s something wrong, speak up! — Pete Seeger

I want to encourage young women to stand up for each other and speak up when they see others in a tough situation. — Amber Riley

It’s so important that we all speak up on mental health. — Anne-Marie

Rarely do celebrities and actors speak up for what they believe in. — Lee Daniels

I speak French, and I grew up with French, so my English is Franglais. — Corneille Ewango

We need to encourage people to speak up, to speak out, because the more people who participate in our democracy, the more our democracy grows. — Brandon Victor Dixon

You should always speak up. That’s what I like to teach my fans – to be real and speak up for things you’re passionate about. — Noah Cyrus

If a situation came about something that would offend someone culturally, I would definitely speak up. WWE would want us to speak up because negative press is not our goal. — Jinder Mahal

The landscape you grow up in speaks to you in a way that nowhere else does. — Molly Parker

Someone has to stand up and speak for the freedoms of the little guy. — Christopher Monckton

If it were bad songs, yeah, I’d speak up, but they’re not bad songs. — Tom Araya

I tend to stand up and speak up when I see something dysfunctional happening. — Gina Miller

Elvis said, Miss Minnie, do you think it would be out of order if I go up and speak to General Stewart? I’ve always been such a fan of his. So Elvis went up to speak to the Stewarts. — Minnie Pearl

You might be thinking that some people are just naturally good at speaking up, and others just aren’t – game over. Not true. Speaking up is a skill that you have to learn like any other, whether it’s speaking Spanish or doing calculus or changing a tire. — Rachel Simmons

It is difficult to have the guts to speak up about any kind of sexual assault. — Chinmayi

I’m more straightforward, and I speak up more than I did before. When I was younger, I wouldn’t speak up as much, but now that I’m a mom, things have changed. — Britney Spears

There are so many things we don’t know about because they don’t get spoken about, and people might be embarrassed to speak up or might be shamed into not speaking up. — Bria Vinaite

My dad’s French, and I spent my summers in France growing up. So I speak French fluently, and obviously, I speak English because I was raised in New York, and I grew up here. — Timothee Chalamet

When you mess up, what are you going to do? Just keep going. And speak loudly. — Brandon Victor Dixon

Years and years of therapy taught me to speak up because speaking up is what gets things done and gets your story and your voice heard. — Michelle Visage

I think my music speaks for itself – it backs me up. — Drake Bell

There’s something so healthy about young people speaking up in unity. — Robbie Robertson

Speaking up for the truth isn’t always easy. It takes courage, but it’s necessary. — Amber Valletta

You have to speak from a place where all is possible. When you speak from a place where there’s limits, you’ve already set yourself up to fail. — Anthony Joshua

I want more people to speak up about issues, like equal pay. — Ava Max

Terrorism will spill over if you don’t speak up. — Malala Yousafzai

The First Amendment rejects red tape, cover-up and double-speak. — Roy Barnes

I believe I’ve got to speak up for my people. — Eric Reid

I speak up when it’s needed. — Torrey Smith

We need someone who is going to stand up, speak up, and speak out for the people who need help, for the people who have been discriminated against. — John Lewis

Get up. Stand up. Speak up. Do something. — Tarana Burke

I am not ashamed to say I will speak up to defend myself. — Rivaldo

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you. — Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

When you see corruption, when you see injustice, you speak up. You don’t just shut up and say it’s none of my business. — Manal al-Sharif

My parents brought me up to speak the way I speak, to hold my head up high, to know wrong from right and to have manners. — Naseem Hamed

We need more leaders speaking up for minority groups who have been marginalized and attacked. — Keith Ellison

I have Spanish ancestry and, indeed, speak the language, up to a point. — Michael Portillo

The protestor I think will speak up for the world’s poorest. — Bill Gates

It is vital to speak up in a democracy. Otherwise we are living in dictatorships. — Katharine Gun

We should not label people who speak up, because it should not be the exception – it should be the norm. When you see something wrong, you speak up. — Manal al-Sharif

Speak from your heart, not your head. You speak from your head, you can wind up getting yourself in a lot of crap. You speak from your heart, I think you’re pretty safe. — Jake Roberts

I’m passionate about speaking out against bullying and speaking up for self-awareness with young people and body-image issues and self-esteem issues. — Lily Collins

It’s not lost on me that every single person who told their story about Harvey Weinstein talked about how they were silenced, how they were encouraged not to speak up, how they were embarrassed or ashamed to speak up. — Alicia Garza

I think it’s so important for somebody like me to stand up for the things I believe in and speak up on things I don’t think are right. — Adam Rippon

I used to be incredibly afraid of public speaking. I started with five people, then I’d speak to 10 people. I made it up to 75 people, up to 100, and now I can speak to a very large group, and it feels similar to speaking to you one-on-one. — Robin S. Sharma

It’s so hard to be the girl in a country song, so we’re speaking up. — Madison Marlow

If I get too glam and polished and pretty, people are like, ‘Hari, why aren’t you speaking up about issues?’ And if I start speaking up about issues, people are like, ‘Why can’t you just be an actress?’ — Hari Nef

I don’t have a problem with athletes speaking up, but I want to make sure before they speak up, they read up. — Shannon Sharpe

We, as a people, we gotta know when it’s time to speak up and when it’s time to shut up. — Booker T

When a man gets up to speak, people listen then look. When a woman gets up, people kook; then, if they like what they see, they listen. — Pauline Frederick

I speak Spanish because I grew up overseas in Spain, Uruguay and Argentina. — Bitsie Tulloch

Speaking up for America has become a lonely ordeal. — Maurice Saatchi

Anybody who speaks quietly and shrivels up in company is unbelievably arrogant. — Orson Welles

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