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here is how it would go:

Ladies and Gentleman and Graduates,

I am going to give you a simple piece of advice that I think can help you advance your careers and help you touch lives in this world in ways we can now, in our cell phone digitized world, only dream about:   846 more words


HOW to COMMENCE: “Fail Big; Be Grateful, Seek Wisdom, Get On Your Knees…”

Denzel Washington’s remarkable commencement speech points these graduates forward and away from, hopefully, the dead-end route of Marxist black liberation theology.

Denzel speaks of God-given human desire, of aspirations beyond one’s self, of failing big, of seeking wisdom from above out of a heart of gratefulness and a daily dependence on God. 414 more words


DeNiro To NYU Grads: ‘You’re F-ked’

I can’t!  I’ve been a DeNiro fan since the 70’s.  In my view, the man is remarkable with his “I don’t give a crap” attitude.  I love this guy! 133 more words

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See the Best Advice Given to 2015 Graduates in Under 3 Minutes

Commencement speeches are chock full of inspiring words, delivered to students as they prepared for life in the real world. This year’s speeches were no different. 140 more words

WATCH: Jon Bon Jovi sings to Rutgers University graduates

ABOVE: Watch Jon Bon Jovi sing for graduates at the Rutgers University commencement ceremony

CAMDEN, N.J. — Rocker Jon Bon Jovi couldn’t resist breaking out a guitar Thursday to help give advice to graduates at Rutgers University’s Camden campus. 313 more words


[VIDEO] Ian McEwan 2015 Commencement Speech at Dickinson College

Ian McEwan, the award-winning author of more than 20 novels and short stories, including Atonement, delivered Dickinson’s Commencement address on Sunday, May 17.


Tim Cook Has Stirred The Alabama Political Hornet Nest

As some of you might know, Apple CEO Tim Cook is from Alabama.  He was born in South Alabama, and went to school at Auburn University.   658 more words