Top Speeches and Motivational Videos

American Rhetoric is a “speech bank” holding over 5,000 full text, audio and video on some of the most famous speeches, lectures, debates and interviews of all time. Recently they released a list of the top 100 speeches in American 20th century politics (complete with transcript and audio).

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. – “I Have a Dream”
  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy – Inaugural Address
  3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt – First Inaugural Address

If that got you inspired, these 22 personal development videos are a great compliment.

  • Jim Rohn – “Your Best Year Ever”
  • Steve Jobs – Stanford Commencement Speech
  • Tim Ferriss – Authors@Google with Marci Alboher