Ladies & Gentleman of the class of 2014: rev your YouTube engines, it’s commencement speech season! We love a good quote, imagine the excitement over a solid 5-10 minutes of inspiration overload! From literary giants to daytime finest, each year we’re treated to a bouquet of beautiful speeches. This year, the (very recently) former NYT executive editor Jill Abramson is making big headlines for her take on resilience.

The 2011 Harvard classic from the hilarious & delightful Amy Poehler:

Oprah, in need of no introduction:

And, we hope, YOURS. Your speaker, their words. We hope it is one you will remember for all your days.