10 Celebrities with Honorary Degrees

Oprah Winfrey at Harvard Commencement

On Friday (May 31), Oprah Winfrey passed down her wisdom to Harvard University’s graduating class as commencement speaker and honorary doctorate recipient. “It doesn’t matter how far you might rise. At some point, you are bound to stumble,” she told graduates. “If you’re constantly pushing yourself higher and higher, the law of averages predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to remember this: There is no such thing as failure.”

With graduation season in full swing, celebrities are flocking to college campuses to be honored and pass down advice to eager graduates. Click through the pages find 10 other celebrities with this prestigious honor.

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