B. Novice Impromptu Event Prompts

Round 2 - 1:15 pm

  1. Speaker 1

    "The world isn't perfect. But it's there for us, doing the best it can....that's what makes it so damn beautiful." - Roy Mustang (Full Metal Alchemist)

    “A spoken word—a bullet fired.” – Uyghur Proverb

    “To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.” — Bill Nye

  2. Speaker 2

    “To know sorrow is not terrifying. What is terrifying is to know you can’t go back to happiness you could have.” – Matsumoto Rangiku (Bleach)

    “Who do I to sue for my own faults?” – Uyghur Proverb

    “Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished.” —Lao Tzu

  3. Speaker 3

    “Whatever you lose, you’ll find it again. But what you throw away you’ll never get back.” – Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)

    “A man of great strength defeats one; a man of great knowledge, a thousand.”- Uyghur Proverb

    "The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful". —E. E. Cummings

  4. Speaker 4

    “If you don’t like your destiny, don’t accept it.” – Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

    “Even if the world is flooded, the duck feels safe” – Uyghur Proverb

    “I am the wilderness.” —Brene Brown

  5. Speaker 5

    “You need to accept the fact that you’re not the best and have all the will to strive to be better than anyone you face.” - Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)

    “If a guest doesn’t want to stay, it is better to let him go”- Uyghur Proverb

    "Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do." —Michel de Montaigne

  6. Speaker 6

    “To win, but not destroy; to conquer, but not humiliate: That is what true conquest is!” – Rider (Fate/Zero)

    “A beard is the beauty of a man; proverbs are the beauty of speech” – Uyghur Proverb

    "First thing in the morning you look after yourself, you brush your teeth and wash your face, don’t you? Well, the second thing you must do is to look after the planet." —Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Round 1 - 11:45 am

  1. Speaker 1

    Speaker One

    “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all” – Mulan

    “All it takes is faith and trust”– Peter Pan

    “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it” – The Lion King

  2. Speaker 2

    Speaker Two

    “Today is a good day to try” – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    “Just because it’s what’s done, doesn’t mean it’s what should be done” – Cinderella

    “Some people are worth melting for” – Frozen

  3. Speaker 3

    Speaker Three

    “The only way to get what you want in this world is through hard work” – The Princess and the Frog

    “Can anybody be happy if they aren’t free?” – Beauty and the Beast

    “The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability” – Ratatouille

  4. Speaker 4

    Speaker Four

    “Remember who you are” – The Lion King

    “Giving up is for rookies” – Hercules

    “Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it” – The Incredibles

  5. Speaker 5

    Speaker Five

    “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all” – Bambi

    “Always let your conscience be your guide” – Pinocchio

    “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten” – Lilo & Stitch

  6. Speaker 6

    Speaker Six

    “Because it’s not worth winning if you can’t win big” – The Mighty Ducks

    “You want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself” – The Little Mermaid

    “Do not be fooled by its commonplace appearance. Like so many things, it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts” – Aladdin

Finals - 4:00 pm

  1. Speaker 1

    Speaker 1

    1.  Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.   Albert Camus

    2.  If there is no struggle, there is no progress.   Frederick Douglass

    3.  Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.   Ludwig van Beethoven

  2. Speaker 2

    Speaker 2

    1.  It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give up because by that time I was too famous.   Peter Benchley

    2.  Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something. Thomas Alva Edison


    3.  Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.   Ambrose Bierce


  3. Speaker 3

    Speaker 3

    1.  I have made mistakes, but have never made the mistake of claiming I never made one.   James G. Bennet

    2.  Efficiency is intelligent laziness.   David Dunham

    3.  A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.      "Fats" Domino

  4. Speaker 4

    Speaker 4

    1.  We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.    Aesop 

    2.The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.    Alan Ashley-Pitt

    3.  Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.    Ben Bayol

  5. Speaker 5

    Speaker 5

    1.  Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
     Sir Winston Churchill

    2. We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.   Stephen Vincent Benét

    3.  Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.

  6. Speaker 6

    Speaker 6

    1.  Responsibility is the price of freedom.    Elbert Hubbard

    2.  Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.    Saul Alinsky

    3.  There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.  B. C. Forbes