Socrates on self-confidence, part of Alain de Botton’s documentary A Guide to Happiness, based on his book The Consolations of Philosophy. His latest thought piece, Religion for Atheists, explores what secular movements like education and the arts can learn from religious concepts and delivery formats.
(via Open Culture)
Whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.
|—||Conan O’Brien addressing the graduating class at Dartmouth in 2011, one of 5 ½ timeless commencement speeches. (via explore-blog)|