Let’s Commence

“The world doesn’t care how many times you fall down, as long as it’s one fewer than the number of times you get back up.” That was Aaron Sorkin addressing the graduates at Syracuse in 2012. I’m not sure I buy Sorkin’s math (why would you get up one time that you hadn’t fallen?), but I appreciate the sentiment. If you’re looking for some inspiration (or you’re a recent grad with no job prospects and a lot of time on your hands), NPR has put together a list of the 300 best commencement speeches ever.

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