What Is a Short Speech About Love?

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A short speech about love is a short oral presentation about the concept of love. The speech could contain quotes on the matter, philosophical observations or personal anecdotes. It could include the different types of love, the idealization of love, the role of love in marriage or any other topic related to love.

According to Forbes, a good speech, regardless of its topic, needs to have a strong opening, be memorable and follow a structure. The classic structure of any speech is introduction, body and conclusion. Ideally, a strong introduction should have a stat or quote to hook the reader.

For instance, the speaker could start with a quote like Friedrich Nietzsche’s, “We love life… because we are used to loving.” Then, the speaker could launch into a discussion of love as an organic part of the human condition. In contrast, the speaker could start the speech with stats on divorce rates in arranged marriages versus marriages in which the people choose their partners, and use that as a jumping-off point for a speech on the concept of marital love.

The conclusion of the speech should be short. It should summarize the points offered. It could also end with a memorable line, quote or story.