47 Speaking Your Mind Quotes to Find Your Voice

Speaking one’s mind simply means you are voicing your honest opinions even if you might upset others.

Many people due to insecurity or fear of criticism hold back their thoughts.

The human mind possesses immense power and influence however, our doubts often overshadow its true nature which is compassionate and fair.

47 Speaking Your Mind Quotes to Find Your Voice

Open communication is super important for self-awareness and educating others.

When we share our thoughts, we let others understand us deeply and unveil our authentic selves.

Voicing opinions reflects authenticity and promotes personal growth.

Let’s go through some of the top quotes about Speaking your mind.

Top 10 Speaking your Mind Quotes


Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. ~ Winston Churchill.


Speak your mind but let your heart do the talking. ~ Unknown.


I am very little inclined on any occasion to say anything unless I hope to produce some good by it. ~ Abraham Lincoln.


Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes. ~ Maggie Smith.


Shakespeare is a wonderful language to speak, but it’s also a world to get your mind into thematically. ~ Orlando Bloom.


It is possible to have words come to your mind, and still refrain from speaking them aloud. ~ Orson Scott Card.


When you have something to say, silence is a lie – and tyranny feeds on lies. ~ Jordan B Peterson.


Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind – even if your voice shakes. ~ Maggie Kuhn.


Being a musician doesn’t take away your right as a citizen to speak your mind. ~ Emily Robison.


In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Famous Speaking your Mind Quotes

Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.


You have to speak your mind, but without being cruel. ~ Len Goodman.

Good is towing the line, being behaved, being quiet, being passive, fitting in, being liked, and great is being messy, having a belly, speaking your mind, standing up for what you believe in, fighting for another paradigm, not letting people talk you out of what you know to be true. ~ Eve Ensler.


It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. ~ Madeleine K. Albright.

Great Speaking your Mind Quotes


Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of ‘crackpot’ than the stigma of conformity. ~ Thomas J. Watson.


Always be careful what you say. You can always say you’re sorry, but you can never take back what you said. ~ F.B. Newman.

Victory is sweetest when you’ve know defeat. Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. You pay for everything, even including speaking your mind (with or without one). Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. ~ Malcolm Forbes.

You can go through life and actually speak your mind and do it in an articulate fashion and with a really intelligent point of view. ~ David Duchovny.


Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you. ~ William Blake.

Modeling is a lonely business… You don’t speak. You don’t really portray anything but an image… the business is so superfluous about dealing with the outside, it messes with your mind. ~ Kim Alexis.


People live long who speak their mind even when they are absent, “Speaking your mind” is your birthright. ~ V.V. Rao.

Best Speaking your Mind Quotes

Never be afraid to speak your mind, you have one for a reason. ~ Sarah Moores.

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.


Do not be afraid to speak your mind. ~ Unknown.

Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. ~ DaShanne Stokes.

Modeling is an incredible job for a girl if she approaches it with her head on her shoulders. You travel, you speak to people, and it opens your mind to different things. ~ Anja Rubik.


The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. ~ Alice Walker.

People think I don’t like interviews but I don’t mind speaking about proper and interesting stuff. When it’s stupid stuff to build your image and you are told to mention this and mention that, I hate it. ~ Ronnie O’Sullivan.


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

Powerful Speaking your Mind Quotes

When speaking to young people, I tell them that it is important to make sure that your mind is right, so you will have something to fall back on. ~ Archie Griffin.


We all lean into messages that speak to us rather than above us or at us. ~ Ryan B. Fahey.

If you speak your mind and if it is true what you’re saying, then I think the integrity of what you’re saying carries through. ~ Bill Cosby.

On a Terrence Malick set, your thoughts are his voice. You think you’re thinking, but actually he’s thinking for you. He speaks to you, and he’s the voice in your mind. ~ Olga Kurylenko.


When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something. ~ John Lewis.

The audience changes every night. You’re the same person. You have to speak your mind and do the stuff that you think is funny and makes you laugh. ~ Joe Rogan.

Popular Speaking your Mind Quotes


I am a huge fan of proselytizing. I am a huge fan of speaking your mind. The only way we can share the universe… is by talking very strongly about what we believe. ~ Penn Jillette.

To say nothing is saying something. You must denounce things you are against or one might believe that you support things you really do not. ~ Germany Kent.

There’s several ways of saying what’s on your mind. And in states and counties where it ain’t too healthy to talk too loud, speak your mind, or even vote like you want to, folks have found other ways of getting the word around. One of the mainest ways is by singing. ~ Woody Guthrie.


You have to speak your mind and do the stuff that makes you laugh. ~ Joe Rogan.

When you start thinking about taking pictures, sending an e-mail, receiving an e-mail, speaking into your phone and have it transcript voice into text and then sent as an e-mail, it’s mind-boggling. ~ Steve Largent.


Relationships are two layers of conversations. Adapting and also speaking your mind. ~ Dee Henderson.

Deep Speaking your Mind Quotes

When I was in high school, there was no safe haven, there was no outlet for you to speak your mind. ~ Matt Bomer.


Your voice is the most potent magic in existence. ~ Michael Bassey Johnson.

Your work isn’t just to learn and say the lines. Your work is to figure out what the chatter in your brain is, that’s going on under the lines. It doesn’t matter whether you’re speaking or not speaking because your mind is working the way your character’s mind would work. ~ Sarah Wayne Callies.

When speaking to young people, I tell them that it is important to make sure that your mind is right, so you will have something to fall back on. ~ Archie Griffin.

So these were the 47 top quotes about Speaking your Mind.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Gangster quotes and First Impression quotes.

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Chandan Negi
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