Barack Obama And 10 Other Awesome (And Hilarious) Commencement Speeches

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/ May 21, 2013

President Obama delivered a powerful commencement address at Morehouse this weekend urging students to “be sensitive to the wrongs, the sufferings, and the injustices of society” and to be “willing to accept responsibility for correcting (those) ills.”

First Lady, Michelle Obama and Kerry Washington also gave some notable commencent speeches at Virginia Tech and George Washington University, respectively.

As college graduation season winds down, it’s the perfect time for some inspirational words to help navigate the real world. Flip through for some inspirational words of wisdom via everyone from MLK to Andy Samburg. Be prepared for a few laughs and maybe even a tear or two (you’ve been warned!)