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Monday, November 29, 2021

Laverne Cox on the importance of inclusion and language

December 10, 2020 8:43:21 am

"Language that is appropriate and fully inclusive is a matter of life and death for so many people out there,” she said

Madness is important for your passion to turn into success: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

December 9, 2020 8:20:48 am

"I love observing people. Each face tells so many stories. It lets me understand emotions, and that, in turn, helps me apply my skills as an actor," he said.

I believe that man will not merely endure, he will prevail: William Faulkner

December 8, 2020 12:04:55 pm

"He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul," he said of mankind

Do not be afraid to defy conventions: Shah Rukh Khan

December 7, 2020 8:20:39 am

"Whatever happened to me happened because I have always been terrified of failure," he said

Education is one of the blessings of life, and one of its necessities: Malala Yousafzai

December 4, 2020 8:20:12 am

She concluded the speech with the hope that this is the last time one has to fight for education. "Let’s begin this ending … together … today … right here, right now. Let’s begin this ending now," she said

It’s really okay to not have all the answers: Oprah Winfrey

December 3, 2020 8:20:18 am

"My hope is that you will harness your education, your creativity, your valour, your voice, your vote—reflecting on all that you’ve witnessed and hungered for, all that you know to be true—and use it to create more equity, more justice, and more joy in the world," she said.

Be open, be impatient, be hopeful: Sundar Pichai

December 2, 2020 8:20:08 am

"The reason I know you’ll prevail is because so many others have done it before you. One hundred years ago, the class of 1920 graduated into the end of a deadly pandemic," he said

That is real freedom; that is being educated, and understanding how to think: David Foster Wallace

December 7, 2020 5:09:35 pm

"The capital-T Truth is about life before death. It is about the real value of a real education, which has almost nothing to do with knowledge, and everything to do with simple awareness," he said

Never stop fighting, no matter what anyone says: Kanye West

November 30, 2020 8:20:20 am

"It's a tough world out there. You've got to prepare yourself for politics, bad bosses, hating employees and usually when you're the absolute best, you get hated on the most," he said.

Peace is a process, a way of solving problems: John F Kennedy

November 27, 2020 8:20:51 am

"By defining our goal more clearly, by making it seem more manageable and less remote, we can help all peoples to see it, to draw hope from it, and to move irresistibly toward it," he said.

Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice: Jeff Bezos

November 26, 2020 8:20:37 am

"Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful. And if you do, it will probably be to the detriment of your choices," he said

Accept the world for what it is, and at the same time, make it your own: Jane Lynch

November 25, 2020 8:20:16 am

Speaking on her own life experiences, she inferred, "Don’t be afraid of this horrible version of you! Face it, embrace it, coddle it, write it a poem, maybe it needs a hug"

You’re never not afraid; I’m still afraid: Will Ferrell

November 24, 2020 8:30:49 am

"But my fear of failure never approached in magnitude my fear of what if. What if I never tried at all?" he said

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Young philosophers discuss ways of finding inspiration through philosophy in today’s times

November 23, 2020 10:31:13 am

"One does not become a philosopher simply by reading a book by Plato or the Bhagavad Gita… To be a philosopher one needs to be in love with wisdom and truth," said Shraddha Shetty

Imagination is the limit; go out there and create some magic: Elon Musk

November 23, 2020 8:00:11 am

"I always had an existential crisis, because I was trying to figure out ‘what does it all mean?’ he said.

Foster a sense of humour about yourselves, otherwise you run the risk of being boring: Jennifer Garner

November 20, 2020 8:00:07 am

Addressing all the women in the crowd, she said, "If you're a woman — and pardon me for being binary for just a second — the stage has been set. The world is yours to grab. Go out and get it, girl".

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Learn to love yourself: Yoga instructor Natasha Noel

November 19, 2020 8:00:52 am

"I am dyslexic and I write, I have asthma and I run and I am a social media influencer. I talk about things that no one wants to listen to," yoga instructor Natasha Noel said

Keep chasing those moments where you discover something new about your voice: Octavia Spencer

November 18, 2020 8:00:06 am

"Keep your minds and hearts open to life’s endless and unforeseeable possibilities," she said.

Personal resilience is important but we also need community resilience: Hillary Clinton

November 17, 2020 8:30:26 am

"Personal resilience is important but it's not the only form of resilience we need right now. We also need community resilience. That's something that this class has embodied during your time on campus," she said

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Democracy only work when we think not just about ourselves, but about each other: Barack Obama

November 16, 2020 8:00:01 am

It [pandemic] has woken a lot of young people up to the fact that the old ways of doing things just don’t work; that it doesn’t matter how much money you make if everyone around you is hungry and sick

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The one thing you need to know about bringing up your children well

November 14, 2020 9:10:05 am

Everyone wants to guide children because they think the children are the problem. No, children are not the problem

Don’t feel the pressure of what others are telling you, devote time to what you love: Sundar Pichai

November 13, 2020 8:00:20 am

He also said that his life changed with the access to computing products. This is what he has been focussed on and contributed that as a definitive reason for his success today.

Rejection might sting, but often it has very little to do with you: Robert De Niro

November 12, 2020 8:00:48 am

"When it comes to the arts, passion should always trump common sense. You aren't just following dreams, you're reaching for your destiny," he added.

Take chances. Fail big and take chances again: John Krasinski

November 11, 2020 10:02:38 am

"Remember to believe in something. And fall in love as many times as it takes. And remember, before you do something special, just do something," he said.

There’s no such thing as ‘normal’; normal is just another word for lifeless: Shah Rukh Khan

November 10, 2020 8:00:46 am

"Don’t ever treat your little insanities as if they are aberrations that ought to be hidden from the rest of the world. Acknowledge them and use them to define your own way of living the only life you have," he said