65 Outspoken Quotes On Success In Life

These outspoken quotes will inspire you. Outspoken is direct and open in speech or expression or frank in stating one’s opinions, especially if they are critical or controversial.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging outspoken quotes, outspoken sayings, and outspoken proverbs.

Best Outspoken Quotes

  1. “If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” ~ Mark Twain
  2. “It’s OK to be outspoken about your faith.” ~ Tim Tebow
  3. “To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  4. “To be outspoken when truth is under attack, when charity is being bruise, or when important issues of life are at stake is a good and courageous thing. To be outspoken when nothing is at stake except the feelings of someone else is a small and contemptible thing.” ~ Lawrence G. Lovasik
  5. “I am very outspoken, obviously, and I should say that I can’t judge anyone for doing anything.” ~ Kat Dennings

  6. “It doesn’t bother me at all that some people think I am too outspoken.” ~ Jenni Rivera
  7. “I have more awareness of other people and, I hope, more sensitivity to their needs. I also find that I’m more direct and outspoken.” ~ Christopher Reeve
  8. “I am an outspoken person. I believe in what I say.” ~ Dionne Warwick
  9. “To be outspoken, or different at all, is a problem for women.” ~ Megan Fox

  10. “If your idea of a role model is somebody who’s gonna preach to your kids that sex before marriage is wrong and cursing is wrong and women should be this and be that, then I’m not a role model. But if you want your girls to feel strong and intelligent and be outspoken and fight for what they think is right, then I want to be that type of role model, yeah.” ~ Megan Fox
  11. “Any child may go through periods during which they become less outspoken with their parents or teachers. But girls, like boys, live in many different worlds – they have their friends and their classroom and their parents – and within these different domains, they may have different levels of expressiveness.” ~ Christina Hoff Sommers
  12. “I’m outspoken and I’m headstrong.” ~ Poppy Montgomery
  13. “I think if I believe in something strongly enough, I’m pretty outspoken about it.” ~ Andy Roddick

  14. “We’re very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we’re inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that’s how we’re raising our daughter.” ~ Boris Kodjoe
  15. “I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?” ~ Sam Levenson
  16. “I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn’t be so outspoken.” ~ Betty Ford
  17. “I’m pretty outspoken.” ~ Miley Cyrus
  18. “I’ve never believed in tying myself up in a long-range contract, and I’ve been very outspoken on that subject.” ~ Sugar Ray Leonard

  19. “Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested, did hunger strikes, protests. It never hurt his career to be outspoken.” ~ Joe Rogan
  20. “I guess I’m too outspoken.” ~ Sharon Tate
  21. “I am a fierce patriot, and I try to be outspoken about my beliefs.” ~ Martha Plimpton
  22. “Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.” ~ Brendan Fraser
  23. “Those who have been outspoken in advocating human rights during these last forty years, have themselves grabbed the most fundamental of human rights from the people of the Third-World countries.” ~ Ali Khamenei

  24. “I don’t want to get in a big, long discussion about right and wrong, but our company has been working on the issue of underage drinking and alcohol abuse for a long time. I’ve been outspoken about it.” ~ Pete Coors
  25. “I’m not a big fan of those who are egotistical and so outspoken.” ~ Eric Heiden
  26. “There is a deliberate and quite outspoken attack on the whole idea of people owning private property.” ~ Dixie Lee Ray
  27. “I want to be outspoken! I want to say my opinions and I hope they’re taken in the right way. I don’t want to stop being free … and I won’t…” ~ Angelina Jolie
  28. “I like to be around people who are very passionate. People that won’t fight but that will be very over-protective and outspoken about their opinion, their point of view, their ideas.” ~ Zoe Saldana

  29. “[On being told their loquacious, domineering host was ‘outspoken’:] By whom?” ~ Dorothy Parker
  30. “In reality, American girls are among the most outspoken, ambitious, successful girls in the history of the human race.” ~ Christina Hoff Sommers
  31. “You’re required to be outspoken in journalism, and in television you’re exposed anyway, because everyone watches it.” ~ Peaches Geldof
  32. “Let’s grease the wheel over tea, let’s discuss things in confidence. Let’s be outspoken, let’s be ridiculous, let’s solve the world’s problems.” ~ Alanis Morissette
  33. “When you sign on to be an activist in northwest Montana, people in the grocery store will avoid eye contact, particularly if they’re hanging out with outspoken opponents to your views.” ~ Rick Bass

  34. “I’ve always loved independent women, outspoken women, eccentric women, funny women, flawed women. When someone says about a woman, ‘I’m sorry, that’s just wrong,’ I tend to think she must be doing something right.” ~ Diane Keaton , Outspoken quotes woman
  35. “I’ve always been very outspoken and a supporter of the underdog, because I’m one as well. I” ~ Patricia Montandon
  36. “I was raised Catholic. I rejected it later on. I’m an outspoken atheist now. People say, ‘Oh, it’s a negative thing to be an atheist.’ I don’t agree. I think it’s more optimistic to think that there is no God, no afterlife.” ~ Anthony Jeselnik
  37. “I feel like I’ve come off as an outspoken woman. Sometimes I think I’ve come off as confrontational. But I feel like it’s been pretty fair. Those are parts of me.” ~ NeNe Leakes

  38. “I’m pretty slapstick in my life but nobody sees that. You get typecast. I’m from New York and I have a sh*t-detector that’s outspoken. I’m very streetwise and the producers detect that. So they get me on a movie and kill me. I go into their offices and I’m sure when I leave they say, ‘You know, he’d be great to kill’. I’ve been killed every way you can imagine.” ~ Lance Henriksen
  39. “Californians tend to be outspoken. When the great migration began, the more timid people must have stayed home, and the bolder ones headed west.” ~ Shana Alexander
  40. “Donald Trump is the most outspoken, transparent, here’s what I want to do, here’s what I think we should do. There’s no mystery here. But since other politicians aren’t that transparent, since they don’t act that up front, they just can’t accept that anybody would. So they’re forever gonna be confused.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  41. “Forget what you learned about poetry in school. (That it’s complex, opaque, a problem to be solved in 1500 words by tomorrow.) Poetry is the last preserve of honest speech and the outspoken heart. It holds the cadence of common life. It has a passion for truth and justice and liberty; it is a buoy to people in ordinary trouble: to a friend whose life has gone skidding into the meridian, who has been struck by bad news, who is frying eggs and hash browns and has whiny child clinging to his pant leg.” ~ Garrison Keillor
  42. “I’m far too outspoken to be a woman in Puritan times.” ~ Janet Montgomery

  43. “No self-respecting feminist could argue with the claim that the novel is more likely to accept existing power structures than not. But there’s a vast difference, surely, between Dickens saying Indians should be exterminated and a Dave Eggers writing eloquently about the NSA, but not being as outspoken on American military power abroad.” ~ Kamila Shamsie
  44. “Miley [Cyrus] is so sweet. In this generation – and I know because I have two teenage boys – they don’t really have to care about things. It’s kind of a desensitized generation. I’m so impressed that she’s really vegan and outspoken about animal welfare.” ~ Pamela Anderson
  45. “I was always rather outspoken. I worried about what people thought of me but there really wasn’t room for a lot of self-doubt.” ~ Joe Mantello
  46. “Honest and outspoken, honorable and uncompromising, Jubal A. Early epitomized much that was the Southern Confederacy. His self-reliance, courage, sagacity, and devotion to the cause brought confidence then just as it inspires reverence now.” ~ James I. Robertson, Jr.
  47. “Being seventy has its advantages. I was outspoken before, but now what have I got to keep quiet about?” ~ Kirk Douglas

  48. “If you aren’t overly effusive or really nicey-nice with the press, you get a reputation for being outspoken or difficult.” ~ Janeane Garofalo
  49. “This book is dedicated to the people of America–strong, outspoken, intense in their convictions, sometimes wrong-headed but always generous and brave, with a passion for justice no nation has ever matched.” ~ Paul Johnson
  50. “If I hadn’t been so outspoken, Jimmy Carter wouldn’t have wanted me.” ~ Andrew Young
  51. “Being outspoken about my faith isn’t just something that I do; it’s who I am because my faith isn’t just a little piece of my life. It is my life. It’s not a question of whether I’m outspoken about it or not. I’m definitely not ashamed of it.” ~ Tim Tebow
  52. “Senator Albert Gore Sr. was one of the first outspoken critics of the Vietnam War.” ~ Peter Jennings

  53. “A lot of people, to attack an outspoken atheist, one of the things they’ll do is say, ‘You are as bad as the fundamentalist Christians.’ And my answer is always, ‘I hope so.'” ~ Penn Jillette
  54. “Not only did I come out as a reality star that was very boisterous and vivacious and outspoken and all those things. I flipped that into money and respect. And a lot of people can’t do that.” ~ NeNe Leakes
  55. “Notoriously outspoken, his sentences always punctuated with profanities, General George S. Patton was the epitome of what a leader should be like – or so he thought. Patton believed a leader should look and act tough, so he cultivated his image and his personality to match his philosophy.” ~ Simon Sinek
  56. “I am a very outspoken person, and if something makes me uncomfortable, you will know that it makes me uncomfortable, but that’s as far as it goes.” ~ Lea Michele , Outspoken quotes person
  57. “Musicians are so well covered in the press, it would be great to see more outspoken practitioners of green life.” ~ Jason Mraz

  58. “I’m not being outspoken or pro or con abortion.” ~ Barbara Bush
  59. “Mithros’s spear, Kel!” he exclaimed. “When did you turn into a real girl?” “You said she was a girl already,” muttered one of his cousins… “But not a girl-girl, with a chest and all!” protested Owen. …”I’ve been a girl for a while, Owen,” Kel informed him. “I never realized,” her too outspoken friend replied. “It’s not like you’ve got melons or anything, they’re just noticeable.” ~ Tamora Pierce
  60. “Theodor Geisel (otherwise known as Dr. Seuss) spent his workdays ensconced in his private studio, the walls lined with sketches and drawings, in a bell-tower outside his La Jolla, California, house. Geisel was a much more quiet man than his jocular rhymes suggest. He rarely ventured out in public to meet his young readership, fretting that kids would expect a merry, outspoken, Cat in the Hat–like figure, and would be disappointed with his reserved personality. “In mass, [children] terrify me,” he admitted.” ~ Susan Cain
  61. “I cannot overemphasize the value we place on a free, independent and outspoken press” ~ Nelson Mandela

  62. “The truth is, no one wants to face the fact that there was a huge double standard in baseball, and white athletes like Mark McGwire, Cal Ripken Jr., and Brady Anderson were protected and coddled in a way that an outspoken Latino like me never would be. The light-eyed and white-skinned were declared household names. Canseco the Cuban was left out in the cold, where racism and double standards rule.” ~ Jose Canseco
  63. “Environmentalists have been outspoken in their support of smaller family size and abortion rights as keys to reducing global warming. But when it comes to immigration, the single biggest contributor to population growth in the industrial world, they stand largely silent.” ~ Gary Bauer
  64. “It is rather the nature of America – our freewheeling, outspoken, prosperous, liberty-loving citizens extend equality to women, homosexuals, minorities, and almost anyone who comes to our shores, and thereby create desire and with it shame for that desire. Indeed, it is worse still than that: Precisely because we worry publicly that we are insensitive, our enemies scoff privately that we in fact are too sensitive – what we think is liberality and magnanimity they see as license and decadence. If we don’t have confidence in who we are, why should they?” ~ Victor Davis Hanson
  65. “[The Royal Society] is quite simply the voice of science in Britain. It is intellectually rigorous, not afraid to be outspoken on controversial issues such as climate change, but it is not aggressively secular either, insisting on a single view of the world. In fact, there are plenty of eminent scientists – Robert Winston, for instance – who are also men of faith.” ~ Bill Bryson

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