Tuesday, June 15

The Most Inspirational Speech Ever

Okay, so rather than type out the speech (I think you need to hear it), I was going to put a video up on my blog. However, YouTube won't let me. So instead, if you click here, you can watch one of my favourite speeches from one of my favourite books/movies of all time.

Go on, click it and watch. I'll wait. It's only 2:30, so it's not very long.

*hums*

Okay good, now that you've watched it, what do you think? Do you love it as much as I do? I think it's a timeless speech. And just out of curiosity, have you all seen The Lord of the Rings movies? Have you read the books?

9 comments:

  1. I love it. I haven't watched LOTR in such a long time. I think I need to devote a day this week to watching all three of them =]
    I never read the books, and I'm not sure if I want to after watching the movie. You know how sometimes you like a book so much you refuse to watch the movie for fear that it will shatter everything you have imagined? It's kind of like that in reverse. I love that movie and I won't be able to read the books without picturing the actors in the movie and what not.

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  2. OMG I love that speech! After I saw it, I thought Sean Astin deserved an Oscar. I thought the same thing after I saw ROTK, but alas poor Sean was snubbed by the Academy.

    I own all three movies. I watch them at least once a year. I read the first book but not the rest, though my DH owns all of the them. I don't want to read the books because I like the movies too much.

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  3. That speech makes me tear-up every time I see it. It's so beautiful and so true... I love the LotR movies. I read the books back in middle school before I even knew they were making movies of them. I make it a point to watch all three extended edition movies back to back at least once a year. (Usually around Christmas because that's when they came out.)

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  4. I've never seen the movies or read the books - unless you count reading The Hobbit and watching the old 80s animated version of Lord of the Ring. That's a helluva good speech, though. Thanks.

    There's always some good in the world and it's always worth fighting for. I'll save the link for when I need some reminding of that fact. =o)

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  5. A motivational speech indeed! Read book and seen film, loved them both.

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  6. Yes...yes...yes! Great speech. I've read the books and own the DVD's of the movies. Such an awesome achievement both!!

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  7. Lexa- Yeah. My mum got a big screen TV for her birthday, so when we come back from camping we're going to watch all three =) You haven't read the books? Trust me, it's worth it. It's fine that you see those actors as the characters. I do too now.

    Jennifer- Ahh yay! It's one of my all time favourites. Me too. He played Samwise so well. We watch them a lot. If anything, we just have them on in the background.

    Ruth- Yeah, I read the books when I was younger, way before I knew they were going to be made into movies. My dad read The Hobbit to me when I was a wee one =) We have all the extended movies too.

    B.E.- *gasping* WHAT? WHY HAVEN'T YOU READ THE BOOKS OR SEEN THE MOVIES? They're wonderful!

    Glynis- Yay! I'm glad you like them.

    DL- Woohoo! They are.

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  8. I love that movie and I won't be able to read the books without picturing the actors in the movie and what not.
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