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Denzel Washington
Commencement Speech at University of Pennsylvania, 2011

† You will never see a U-haul behind a hearse. You caní take it with you.
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Meryl Streep

Commencement Address at New York State 1983

†Integrate what you believe into every single area of your life. Take your heat to work, and ask the most and best of everybody else too. Donít let your special character and values, ÖĖ donít let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
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Jerry Zucker

Commencement Address at University of Wisconsin 2003

† Get out there and go for it. But donít be caught waiting. Itís great to plan for your future. Just donít live there, because really nothing ever happens in the future. Whatever happens happens now, so you live your life where action is Ė now.
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Alan Alda

Commencement Address at Connecticut College 1980

† When you embark for strange places donít leave any of yourself safely at the shore. ..Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.
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Michael Uslan

Graduation Commencement Address at Indiana University 2006

Donít believe them when they tell you how bad you are and how terrible your ideas are, but also, donít believe them when they start telling you how wonderful you are and how great your ideas are. Just believe in yourself and believe in your work and youíll do just fine. And, donít forget to market yourself. Use both sides of your brain.
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Julianna Margulies

Commencement Address at Sarah Lawrence, 2011

I have learned to go fully in the face of my dreams. I would recommend you do the same. Now is the time in your life to be selfish. To explore. To take chances. Remember being selfish is not the same as being self-indulgent.
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Paul Glaser
Commencement Address at Standford School of Medicine
† When we experience our fear, when we say the words ďI am scareĒ, we have the choice, the ability to acknowledge that being ďscaredĒ is not who we are. It is not our identity.
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Bradley Whitford

Commencement Address at University of Wisconsin, 2006

Fall in love with the process and the results will followÖLife is too challenging for external rewards to sustain us. The joy is in the journey.
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Fred Armisen

Commencement Address at Oregon Episcopal High School

Avoid people who tell you that something you want to do is not possible.
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Jane Lynch
Commencement Address at Smith College, 2012

You canít make a cloudy day a sunny day, but can embrace it and decide itís going to be a good day after all.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Commencement Address at USC, 2011

†Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
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