Follow your fear.
Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make good art.
Be bold, be courageous, be your best.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.
There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.
Real courage is holding on to a still voice in your head that says, ‘I must keep going.’ It’s that voice that says nothing is a failure if it is not final. That voice that says to you, ‘Get out of bed. Keep going. I will not quit.’
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Don’t be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self.
The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.
Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.
When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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.
Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
There may be days when you’ll say to yourself, ‘I can’t. I literally can’t even.’ But you can! You can even!
Every person you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.
Life is an improvisation. You have no idea what’s going to happen next and you are mostly just making things up as you go along.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Real leadership comes from the quiet nudging of an inner voice. It comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing.
Fortune does favor the bold, and I promise that you will never know what you’re capable of unless you try.
Success is like a mountain that keeps growing ahead of you as you hike it … Err in the direction of kindness.
Live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all.
Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.
Our greatness comes when we appreciate each other’s strengths, when we learn from each other, when we lean on each other.