A. College Impromptu Event Prompts

Round 1 - 8:00am

  1. Speaker 1

    "In love there are two things: bodies and words." - Joyce Carol 

    "Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken." --Amy Poehler

    "Love is such a powerful force. It’s there for everyone to embrace-that kind of unconditional love for all of humankind. That is the kind of love that impels people to go into the community and try to change conditions for others, to take risks for what they believe in.” -Coretta Scott King


  2. Speaker 2

    "To love is to recognize yourself in another." - Eckhart Tolle

    "To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous."

    -Elizabeth Gilbert

    "Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice." --Eric Fromm

  3. Speaker 3

    "There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” --Friedrich Nietzsche

    "There's all kinds of reasons that you fall in love with one person rather than another: Timing is important. Proximity is important. Mystery is important." --Helen Fisher

    "Passion makes the world go 'round. Love just makes it a safer place." --Ice-T

  4. Speaker 4

    "I believe in love. I think it just hits you and pulls the rug out from underneath you and, like a baby, demands your attention every minute of the day.” --Jodi Picoult

    "When you find that one that's right for you, you feel like they were put there for you, you never want to be apart." --Joe Manganiello

    "When you're lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can't get better than that." --John Krasinski

  5. Speaker 5

    "You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness." --Julia Roberts

    "Love has nothing to do with what you are expect to get — only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything." --Katharine Hepburn

    "Where there is great love, there are always miracles." --Willa Cather

  6. Speaker 6

    "Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time." --Maya Angelou

    "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with sombody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. --Nora Ephron

    "Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." --Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

  7. Speaker 7

    "Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." --Oprah Winfrey

    "Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own." --Robert A. Heinlein

    "I'm just a big believer in 'you must love yourself before you can love anybody else' and I think for me that breeds the most inspired relationships." --Scarlett Johansson

Round 2 - 9:15am

  1. Speaker 1

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    Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. --Berthold Auerbach
    As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance. --Mason Cooley
    Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday. --Thornton Wilder
  2. Speaker 2

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    Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true. --Richard Bach
    A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting. --Carlos Castaneda
    There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart. --Thomas Fuller
  3. Speaker 3

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    If you have a secret, people will sit a little bit closer. --Rob Corddry
    My family didn't have a lot of money, and I'm grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness. --Evangeline Lilly
    Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps. --Emo Philips
  4. Speaker 4

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    Being steeped in the process of learning and exploring keeps me from becoming too nervous. Partly it's about not getting bored. --Renee Fleming
    Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. --Marshall McLuhan
    If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there. --Robert Kiyosaki
  5. Speaker 5

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    Life itself still remains a very effective therapist. --Karen Horney
    They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. --Tom Bodett
    Communication is so key. --Ashley Tisdale
  6. Speaker 6

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    When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things. --Edward Cocker
    The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable. --Joseph Roux
    I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test. --Robert Fulghum
  7. Speaker 7

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    Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war. --John Adams
    As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be. --Emmet Fox
    Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued. --Jean Rostand

Round 3 - 10:30am

  1. Speaker 1

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    For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead to a constant increase of expenditure. --Richard Cobden
    Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. --Joseph Addison
    When anger rushes unrestrained to action, like a hot steed, it stumbles on its way. The man of thought strikes deepest and strikes safely. --Richard Savage
  2. Speaker 2

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    It's amazing to see things that are suggested in the book fully developed and so brilliantly realized through the artistry of the designers. --Suzanne Collins
    The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler. --Franz Kafka
    That peace which is within us, we must experience it. And if we are searching for peace outside we will never find the peace within. --Prem Rawat
  3. Speaker 3

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    Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity. --Jonathan Safran Foer
    In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. --Warren Buffett
    I'm really proud of myself because I've pared my beauty regimen down to a cream blush and berry-tinted lip balm, which has saved me so much time. --Katherine Heigl


  4. Speaker 4

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    It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. --Henry James
    Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. --Oliver Herford
    The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. --Jean Racine
  5. Speaker 5

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    Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires. --Emile M. Cioran History is littered with wars which everybody knew would never happen. --Enoch Powell It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate. --Eric Hoffer
  6. Speaker 6

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    This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve. --Wilkie Collins
    Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people. --Dexter Gordon
    The greatest power is often simple patience. --E. Joseph Cossman
  7. Speaker 7

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    Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t. --Thomas S. Monson
    If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. --Napoleon Bonaparte
    The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. --Will Rogers

Finals - noon

  1. Speaker 1

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    The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. --George Orwell
    You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. --Denis Waitley
    Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. --William Penn
  2. Speaker 2

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    After a number of years dating, we decided we were good partners. --Melinda Gates
    For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations. --Paul Cezanne
    We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. --George Orwell
  3. Speaker 3

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    Time takes away the grief of men. --Desiderius Erasmus
    If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair will by degrees disappear. --J. B. Priestley
    Anytime you play a team sport, the success of the team really makes everything better. It's nice. --Ricky Williams
  4. Speaker 4

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    Every building is a prototype. No two are alike. --Helmut Jahn
    Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living. --Soren Kierkegaard
    Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. --Hosea Ballou
  5. Speaker 5

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    We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. --Dalai Lama
    Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. --Oliver Wendell Holmes
    There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them works. --Charley Lau
  6. Speaker 6

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    Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . --Maria Weston Chapman
    Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual. --Octavio Paz
    Life is hard. After all, it kills you. --Katharine Hepburn


  7. Speaker 7

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    Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. --Henry David Thoreau
    Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise. --Christian Bale
    You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame. --Ted Allen