Sunday, June 8, 2008

J.K. Rowling Delivers Commencement Address

Author of the best-selling Harry Potter book series, delivers her Commencement Address, “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination,” at the Harvard Alumni Association June 5, 2008.

I found her sincere, humble and funny. I enjoyed listening to the path she followed. She continued to follow her passion no matter what. It was her failure that gave her courage. She said "I was set free, because my greatest fear had already been realized, and I was still alive..."

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1 comment:

Wendy said...

Absolutely profound. No wonder she's a gazillionaire and an exquisite success. I loved this--thank you for bringing it to my attention via your fabulous blog. YOU ROCK!