BEST SPEAKERS
Business


Jeff Bezos
Graduation Commencement Address at Princeton University 2010

Cleverness is a gift. Kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy – they’re given after all. Choices can be hard.
...........................................................................


Brian Dyson

Commencement Speech at Georgia Tech, 1996

Work is (like) a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls – family, health, friends and spirit – are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged or even shattered. They will never be the same.
...........................................................................


Carly Fiorina

Commencement Address at MIT, 2000

The only limits that really matters are the ones you put on yourself'
...........................................................................


Chris Gardner

Commencement Address at UC Berkley, 2009

The balance in your life is more important than the balance in your checking account.
...........................................................................


Angela Ahrendts

Commencement Address at Ball State University 2010

We live by what we believe not by what we see.
...........................................................................


Sheryl Sandberg

Commencement Address atBarnard College, 2011

Don’t let your fears overwhelm your desire. Let the barriers you face – and there will be barriers – be external, not internal. Fortune does favor the bold, and I promise that you will never know what you’re capable of unless you try.
...........................................................................


John Jacob Scherer

You don’t need to change yourself. Ever. You need to come home to yourself. And that changes everything.
...........................................................................


John Mackey

Commencement Address at Bentley College, 2008

As long as you are alive, it is never too late.
...........................................................................


David L. Calhoun

Commencement Address at Ball State University 2010

Understand that whatever else may fail you, whatever bad luck or failure may befall you, your personal integrity is always in your own hands and can never be taken from you.
...........................................................................


Guy Kawasaki

Commencement Address at Babson College, 2000

Happiness is temporary and fleeting... Joy is the right goal."
...........................................................................


Sumner Redstone

Commencement Address at Kellogg Business School, 2002

Remember, true opportunity never knocks. I have found that I have to go looking for opportunity – and if I don’t find it, I have to create it."
...........................................................................


Larry Bock

Commencement Address at University of California, Berkeley College of Chemistry, 2007

Success takes equal parts of chutzpah and humility.
...........................................................................


Muriel Siebert

Commencement Address at Case Western Reserve, 1998

 When you hit a closed door and it doesn't open easily, don't get discouraged. Just remember my Studebaker. When all else fails, just rear back and kick the door open. But don't do it just for yourself -- do it also for those who follow you.
...........................................................................


Earl Bakken

Commencement Address atUniversity of Hawaii, 2004

 Never give in to pessimism. Don’t know that you can’t fly, and you will soar like an eagle. Don’t end up regretting what you did not do because you were too lazy or too frightened to soar. Be a bumblebee! And soar to the heavens. You can do it. ...........................................................................



Bookmark and Share


COMMENCEMENT BEST SPEAKERS GRADUATION QUOTES
Top 10 Speeches
Best Speeches by Year
Graduation Advice
Speech Writing Help
Archive: All Speeches

Business
Entertainment
Media
Arts
Sports
Science
Technology
Politics

Best Quotes
Top 15 Themes
Funny Quotes
2014 Graduation
Graduation Sketchnotes

HOME  |  CONTACT