- Graduation speeches contain inspiration, warnings, hope, calls to action and parables
- Like most wisdom (even the clichéd variety), it doesn't go out of style
This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of CNN Health and Wellness. The series is on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don't miss another Wisdom Project column; subscribe here.
(CNN)Commencement address season has, well, commenced. Every spring, on every college campus across the nation, wisdom is blooming. And the cream of these graduation speeches rises to the internet for us all to glean and enjoy.
Oh, the places you'll go!
You are the chosen ones
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