Steve Jobs, Winston Churchill, and J.K. Rowling have all lit fires in the bellies of graduates with their words.
Whether or not you’ve walked across that stage, commencement speeches can be helpful, no matter your age.
HLNTV.com posted their 12 favorite graduation quotes here, which can inspire any graduate.
More poignant, NBC Nightly News edited their annual homage to college graduates, featuring some of the best moments from the season of 2012 on video.
(Watch that video below)