Forty three years ago Martin Luther King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and proclaimed: “I have a dream!”
Imagine if instead he had said: “A dream is had by me.”
Same meaning. Different impact.
If you want impact as a writer or speaker you had better spend the rest of your life learning the trade. No better place to start than Guy Kawasaki's Tribute to Harold Keables, the man who taught him to write.