1. Michelle Obama at Tuskegee University (2015)

“Because even if you’re nervous or unsure about what path to take in the years ahead, I want you to realize that you’ve got everything you need right now to succeed. You’ve got it.”

2. Shonda Rhimes at Dartmouth University (2014)

“Focus on something outside yourself. Devote a slice of your energies towards making the world suck less every week.”

3. Oprah at Harvard University (2013)

“There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.”

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