Monday, October 17, 2005

Something I read about Success

This has already got a bit serious tone to it. So if you are in a jovial mood, you may still want to read it becos the person I am going to quote is none other than Daily Show host "Jon Stewart".
My friend, Sumit, brought my attention to this link. This is the commencement speech given by Jon Stewart in his Alma Mater. Very funny and very sensible too... In between all the jokes and the sarcastic quips he did mention something about success which totally floored me. This guy is great.... it goes something like this....

"College is something you complete. Life is something you experience. So don’t worry about your grade, or the results or success. Success is defined in myriad ways, and you will find it, and people will no longer be grading you, but it will come from your own internal sense of decency.
Love what you do. Get good at it. Competence is a rare commodity in this day and age. And let the chips fall where they may"

If you want the complete transcript of his hillarious commencement speech please go to
http://www.wm.edu/news/index.php?id=3650

and if you want to listen to the audio...
http://www.wm.edu/news/av/jonstewart_audio.wvx for Windows media Player and
http://www.wm.edu/news/av/jonstewart_audio.rm for Real Player

P.S: Thanks Sumit for sending me this link. I thought it was a wonderful one to listen to.

4 comments:

NaiKutti said...

dei dei nee vettiya irruke nu theriyuthu... athukkaga ippadiya!!!

Vinu Paul said...

Dai, I only grapsed part of the speech, the rest i found was quite boring (maybe bcoz i couldn't relate myself to it) but the part on the college was nice.
show us more such stuff...

sathyus said...

good one.. didnt sumit send this on tamujj too?? dont rem..anyways thanks for posting it here.,,,,
aana as naikutti says..nee para veti ma!

Sriram P said...

@ Sathyus: Obviously you need to get your eyes checked.. or pay more attention while reading something to the extent that u read it fully and understand...