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Jim Carrey’s Inspiring Speech

I ran across this video of Jim Carrey’s commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management and there was so much of it that resonated with me that I felt the need to share it. In it, he speaks basically of following your heart and chasing your dreams. But more importantly, he talks about the dangers of settling for a safe life. One line in particular that really touched me was when he said, “I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which is that you could fail at what you don’t want so you might as well take a chance at doing what you love.”

I’ve made nothing but safe choices in my life. Staying in a land that is stagnant to my creativity and growth, staying twelve years at a job that has chipped away slowly at my patience because who else was going to want me? Where else could I possibly go? How else was I supposed to make money? (more…)

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