Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
Openness isn’t the end. It’s the beginning.
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
Life is not fair get used to used to it
Nothing worth knowing can be taught.
Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies ‘commencement exercises’. Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
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.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Make glorious and fantastic mistakes.