Welcome to commencement season.
Over the next few weeks, graduates across the country will don caps and gowns—and soak in words of wisdom from an impressive roster of notables in every field.
The Class of 2015 will receive crucial messages on the importance of goal-setting, endurance in the face of failure and having the humility to learn from others.
But you don't have to be a new college grad to benefit from what they have to say.
So to up your motivation quotient this month—whether you're setting out on a new job search or struggling to hit your money goals—we're sharing our favorite inspirational musings from some of the speakers being showcased at this year's ceremonies.
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