Apr 18, 2016 06:35 AM EDT
4 Problem-Solving Advices Wrapped in Commencement Speech From Steve Jobs, Oprah, and Many Others [VIDEO]
The commencement speech in a graduation day is often a common cliché, but these words of wisdom addressed to the grads are so inspiring that they linger forever.
Steve Jobs at Stanford University, 2005
The late Steve Jobs gave uplifting graduation guidance about life, death, and lost at the lowest level. Jobs shared some of the most pivotal points in his life in front of the grads, saying, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." He made a point on how his invention was purely based on his inner voice and intuition. And the most unforgettable phrase of the former CEO would be to "Stay hungry, Stay foolish."
Oprah Winfrey at Harvard University, 2013
Delivering her commencement speech at the Harvard University, the media mogul expressed her excitement for being invited. Oprah shared an important message to the audience by stating, "The key to life is to develop an internal moral, emotional G.P.S. that can tell you which way to go."
John F. Kennedy at American University 1963
Time Magazine favorited John F. Kennedy commencement speech by featuring it in one of its digital edition. JFK made a moving statement about piece, stating "let us examine our attitude toward peace itself," - which reflects the mankind and uncontrollable forces happening today. The former president advised the grads, that there is not a problem that's unsolvable.
Ellen Degeneres at Tulane University, 2009
The all-time favorite comedian and TV personality, Ellen Degeneres, shared her most bitter experiences in her life, in a hilarious way. She admitted of attempting suicide and that a letter from her inspired-fan was the bullet that saved her. Ellen repeatedly stating that being 'true to yourself' is what frees you. The GradSpeeches transcribed her most memorable line, "For me, the most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and not to give into peer pressure to try to be something that you're not."
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