Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is.
My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This…
01. Atticus Finch
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”
I definitely had a crush on Atticus Finch in grade nine. I think I still might.
I traveled for one month around California and I swear I saw the most breathtaking landscapes. It was a great experience to explore new places, to try the local food and to meet new people. I got lucky enough to grab a few stills and I’m still working on a video.
“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.”— Hugh Laurie