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"I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they'll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself."

"If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place."

"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this."

"I certainly can't speak for all cultures or all societies, but it's clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose. It's not part of the cultural mainstream."

"I cannot speak for more than an hour exclusively about poetry. At that point, life itself takes over again."

"I like to abide by the seasons and let the natural flavor in food speak for itself. I use quick cooking techniques of high heat with very little fat, such as quick saute or wok stir-frying."

"I can't speak for the future. I have no crystal ball."

"All I ever wanted really, and continue to want out of life, is to give 100 percent to whatever I'm doing and to be committed to whatever I'm doing and then let the results speak for themselves. Also to never take myself or people for granted and always be thankful and grateful to the people who helped me."

"My buildings will be my legacy... they will speak for me long after I'm gone."

"No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions."

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