Anecdotes and stories for speeches, essays, toasts and more
An anecdote is a short story, narrative or parable often used in speeches, essays, toasts, books, articles and other written or spoken products. Anecdotes are often funny, inspiring, interesting, surprising, ironic, humorous and may teach a lesson, be biographical or cause reflection. Funny or interesting anecdotes can help make your speeches or writing better, especially when used in conclusions, introductions or to prove a point. We hope our anecdotes will help you in your speeches and writing.
This inspiring anecdote could be used to talk about patriotism, politics, Benjamin Franklin, independence, monarchy, 1776, the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the United States of America, government, systems, the 13 colonies, Philadephia, freedom, liberty, sacrifice, the Army, fighting for what's right and more.