How to live your Life.
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January 2006 To do something well you have to like it. That idea is not exactly novel. We've got it down to four words: "Do what you love." But it's not enough just to tell people that.
This witty yet piercing commencement speech is one of my favorite reads. It resonates deeply with me as I am about to graduate from college. I'd like to share it with you guys as I hope that not only new grads, but everyone else can benefit from it, too. Written by Adrian Tan, author of The Teenage Textbook (1988), was the guest-of-honour at a recent NTU convocation ceremony. This was his speech to the graduating class of 2008.
by Maria Popova ‘Most of us need the crutch at times; but of course it’s idiotic to use the crutch when our own legs can do the journey on their own!’ As if one needed another reason to have a soft spot for beloved writer C.