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Arianna Huffington

Media powerhouse Arianna Huffington didn’t hold back when she addressed Sarah Lawrence’s class of 2011, asking them to never stop asking the big questions, even when they get caught up with work or life, because that is what makes life worth living.

Amy Poehler

Super successful comedian and actress Amy Poehler is more than just laughs. During her 2011 commencement speech to Harvard graduates, she stressed being open to collaboration: To find a group of people who challenge and motivate you, and spend a lot of time with them, because it could change your life.

Are there any inspiring commencement speeches you would add to this list?