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Shonda Rhimes on Dreaming vs. Doing, the Tradeoffs of Success, and the Blinders of Entitlement
Shonda Rhimes on Dreaming vs. Doing, the Tradeoffs of Success, and the Blinders of Entitlement

“You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day — so start writing.”

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Letters to a Young Artist: Anna Deavere Smith on Confidence and What Self-Esteem Really Means
Letters to a Young Artist: Anna Deavere Smith on Confidence and What Self-Esteem Really Means

“Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you.”

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Life-Advice to His Children
Kurt Vonnegut’s Life-Advice to His Children

Educate yourself, welcome life’s messiness, read Chekhov, avoid becoming an architect at all costs.

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The Greatest Commencement Addresses of All Time
The Greatest Commencement Addresses of All Time

Kurt Vonnegut, J.K. Rowling, David Foster Wallace, Patti Smith, Anna Quindlen, Steve Jobs, and more.

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Patti Smith’s Advice on Life
Patti Smith’s Advice on Life

How dental care protects our inner Pinocchio.

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20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life
20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

“It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.”

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