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Nigerian Student Delivers Commencement Speech @ An American University

By : Temitope Omotayo

“We all have a story but don’t  allow your story to hinder you from what God wants you to be.My time here has shown me how important it is to be involved” 258 more words

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Fight Through the Pick

What good has ever come from giving up on your dreams because some idiot says you aren’t capable enough? Think about it. There are numerous celebrities out there who were bullied in high school, but they managed to take that pain and turn their lives around. 126 more words


Robert Matthew Goldstein reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:

Fight Through the Pick found through Dream Big Dream Often

art of the possible

Politics aside, I found this speech (from 1969) still relevant, still thoughtworthy, no matter how you lean.

You can read the story behind this speech here.


Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish -- Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs wasn’t always the confident showman he seemed to be on stage during his famous keynotes. On the morning of June 12, 2005, hours before Jobs was scheduled to deliver the commencement speech for the 114th graduating class at Stanford University, “He woke up with butterflies in his stomach,” says his wife, Laurene, in… 623 more words


Commencement Speech: Emmanuel Faber - "Who is your Brother?"

I’ve just added another great Commencement speech to my youtube playlist: Commencement Speeches

Emmanuel Faber gave the commencement address at HEC this year, 2016.

The first half is in french, the last in english.   120 more words


[Dịch] Diễn văn trao bằng tại Harvard của J.K. Rowling

Tên khác: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination – Phúc lợi của thất bại và tầm quan trọng của trí tưởng tượng…

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Very Good Lives--J.K. Rowling

Sometimes I feel the need to curl up in J.K. Rowling’s writing like a security blanket. Harry Potter is obviously my favourite book series, even though I promised not to read it for five years after the movies were over I still broke that promise to myself and snuck them in a few times when I was stuck in a book rut and needed to break out. 224 more words