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Philosopher Judith Butler on the Value of the Humanities and Why We Read
Philosopher Judith Butler on the Value of the Humanities and Why We Read

“We lose ourselves in what we read, only to return to ourselves, transformed and part of a more expansive world.”

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Max Out Your Humanity: Oprah’s Harvard Commencement Address on Failure & Finding Your Purpose
Max Out Your Humanity: Oprah’s Harvard Commencement Address on Failure & Finding Your Purpose

“The key to life is to develop an internal moral, emotional GPS that can tell you which way to go.”

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Arianna Huffington on Redefining Success: 2013 Smith College Commencement Address
Arianna Huffington on Redefining Success: 2013 Smith College Commencement Address

“Money and power by themselves are a two-legged stool — you can balance on them for a while, but eventually you’re going to topple over.”

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President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Ending Rape in the Military
President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Ending Rape in the Military

“Never forget that honor, like character, is what you do when nobody is looking.”

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Be All Your Selves: Joss Whedon’s 2013 Wesleyan Commencement Address on Embracing Our Inner Contradictions
Be All Your Selves: Joss Whedon’s 2013 Wesleyan Commencement Address on Embracing Our Inner Contradictions

“Identity is something that you are constantly earning. It is a process that you must be active in.”

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May 20, 1990: Advice on Life and Creative Integrity from <em>Calvin and Hobbes</em> Creator Bill Watterson
May 20, 1990: Advice on Life and Creative Integrity from Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson

“The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.”

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