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Try to learn something... Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.”—
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Upon graduation from high... Upon graduation from high school, following my brother by a couple of years, I joined the U.S. Air Force.Dennis L.
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Upon graduation, believe it... Upon graduation, believe it or not, I had no job. I had no interviews. I had no prospects. I had no worries. What I did have, I had passion. I had enormous passion. I had passion for financial markets. I had fallen in love with financial markets.
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Upon graduation, I hit... Upon graduation, I hit a wall. All of my good friends from UCLA were taking on jobs they were passionate about, and I felt left behind. It took a bit of soul searching, but in the end, I finally had the guts to pursue acting.
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Watch your thoughts; they... Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
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We had an argument,... We had an argument, and he told me to be home at midnight, and I said no. And so when I did come home, the door was locked. And I had gotten a set of luggage for graduation that day, and it was on the front porch, packed. He thought that he was going to prove a point and I was going to say, 'Oh, I'm sorry, Daddy, I'm sorry'.
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We know what we... We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
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We may live in... We may live in an age of instant messaging, instant gratification and Instagram, but there is no way to short circuit the path to success.
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We may not be... We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.
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What I like about... What I like about graduation speeches is that they're an opportunity for someone to make sense of their life and to impart that wisdom to someone else. It's like a sanctioned self-help moment.
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What lies behind us... What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
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What sculpture is to... What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
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What we learn with... What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
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Whatever you choose, however... Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.
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When I graduated college... When I graduated college I had a series of just humiliating jobs that I couldn't believe I was at.
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When I graduated from... When I graduated from Santa Monica High in 1927, I was voted the girl most likely to succeed. I didn't realize it would take so long.
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When I graduated from... When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.
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When I was a... When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.
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When I was going... When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'
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When I was in... When I was in college, my graduation thesis was called 'Female Directors.' I interviewed all of the important female directors from Mexico. There were four. That was it.
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When I was in... When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school.
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When my mother took... When my mother took her turn to sit in a gown at her graduation, she thought she only had two career options: nursing and teaching. She raised me and my sister to believe that we could do anything, and we believed her.
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When nearly a third... When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential.
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When one door closes,... When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
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When you leave here,... When you leave here, don’t forget why you came.
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When you take risks,... When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
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Wherever you go, go... Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
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While I do commend... While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.
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While we should certainly... While we should certainly be investing in our own STEM education, we should take advantage of the thousands of international students who come here to study and are ready to fill these gaps immediately upon graduation.
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Yale places great stress... Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching. I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.
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Yeah, I spent about... Yeah, I spent about 20 years in a dorm room. It took me a while to graduate.
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You are educated. Your... You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
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You are graduating from... You are graduating from college. That means that this is the first day of the last day of your life. No, that's wrong. This is the last day of the first day of school. Nope, that's worse. This is a day.
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You can never be... You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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You can never plan... You can never plan the future by the past.
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You can’t climb the... You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
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You don’t go to... You don’t go to university so you can punch a clock. You go to university so you can be in a position to make a difference.
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You don’t have to... You don’t have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you, and you already have.
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You don’t raise heroes,... You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.
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You educate a man;... You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
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You have to dance... You have to dance a little bit before you step out into the world each day, because it changes the way you walk.
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You have what it... You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.
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You must continue to... You must continue to dream the wild dream that you dreamed when you were young.
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You must realize that... You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.
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Your education is a... Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.
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Your families are extremely... Your families are extremely proud of you. You can’t imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money.
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Your imagination is your... Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.
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Your life is your... Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.
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Your time is limited,... Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
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