“Infuse your life with action”

Photo of Bradley Whitford, cropped from an ima...

Bradley Whitford (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

These are some great words of wisdom that actor Bradley Whitford gave during his 2004 commencement speech to the University of Wisconsin-Madison:

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen — yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.”

For a transcript of Whitford’s entire speech, click here.

And click here for more great excerpts of commencement speeches.

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I'm an aspiring writer and filmmaker in my twenties. I also run a blog where twenty-somethings share their stories and advice on beginning a career in this economy. Check it out at http://twentysomethingsblog.com

Posted on June 12, 2013, in Pearls of wisdom and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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