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In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, as graduation season draws to a close, we look back at some of the advice given by actors, politicians and industry leaders to graduates across the country. And while most graduation speeches are filled with well wishes, reflections and inspirational soundbites, Chicago-area eighth grader Jack Aiello decided to mix up the formula -- with hilarious results.

This season’s best graduation speakers included the president -- and a middle schooler

Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something, not even me.  Alright?  You gotta dream, you gotta protect it.

Best Advice a Father can give - Best dialogue by Will Smith in Pursuit of Happiness.Tags: pursuit of happyness, pursuit of happiness, best dialogues from pursuit of happiness, will smiths son in pursuit of happiness, motivation quotes. food-for-thought

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work | Fascinating and hilarious TED talk on changing the way we perceive the world rather than working towards #happiness.

May 2011 - The happy secret to better work - Shawn Achor - We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

Do you accept failure as an aspect of your journey?  J.K. Rowling discusses the upsides of life's downsides in this graduation speech at Harvard: http://relaxandsucceed.wordpress.com/2013/06/08/j-k-rowling-on-failure/

jk rowling "It is impossible to live without failing at somehing, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.

For a reason

Takes Time//I am a patient person. but I hate having to be haha// Worth waiting for

The NYPD were monitoring the mosque of yesterday's terror suspect.  But Linda Sarsour convinced them to stop.

Zionist Org of America: 'Disgrace' for NY Taxpayers to Fund 'Bigot' Linda Sarsour's Speech - Breitbart

“Don’t worry about the fear factor. Everybody in here has felt it and will feel it. It is something that you have to realize that if you wait for it to pass you’re going to be sitting on the sidelines for a very long time.” – Journalist Robin Roberts at Emerson College

14 Life Lessons From 2015 Commencement Speeches

“Don’t worry about the fear factor. Everybody in here has felt it and will feel it. It is something that you have to realize that if you wait for it to pass you’re going to be sitting on the sidelines for a very long time.” – Journalist Robin Roberts at Emerson College

You will NOT believe the threat Obama just gave to the military  5/21/15

President Barack Obama and Ensign Robert Huntley McConnel strike a pose after he received his diploma and commission at the U. Coast Guard Academy graduation, Wednesday, May in New London, Conn.

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FLOTUS Gave a disgraceful speech at Tuskegee University — Convictions of Faith

First lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up after walking out on stage just before deliveringthe commencement address at Tuskegee University, Saturday, May in Tuskegee, Ala.

Neil deGrasse Tyson (Astrophysicist): Mount Holyoke College, MA  “I need the rest of you to help me fix the world. The rest of the world is getting stupider.”

27 Bits of Wisdom from 2012 Commencement Addresses

27 Bits of Wisdom from 2012 Commencement Addresses from MentalFloss What was your best piece of graduation advice?

My remarks from USC's Annenberg School Commencement Ceremony - my daughter Katherine's graduation! What a way to celebrate Mother's Day. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!

The Eloquent Woman: Famous Speech Friday: Maria Shriver on "The Power of the Pause" -- a commencement speech that's a good reminder for all of us.

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