Best Graduation Speeches of All Time

Whether you're graduating this year, or still have time, these words of wisdom are sure to impress.

CNBC compiled a list of 12 of the best graduation speeches of all time.

Which one speaks to you?

  1. Bill Gates - Harvard, 2007
  2. Stephen Colbert - Northwestern, 2011
  3. Bono - University of Pennsylvania, 2004 
  4. President Obama - Barnard College, 2012
  5. Carl Icahn - Drexel University, 2008
  6. Lewis Black - University of California at San Diego, 2013 
  7. Michael Lewis - Princeton, 2012 
  8. Will Ferrell - Harvard, 2003
  9. Jeff Bezos - Princeton, 2010
  10. Aaron Sorkin - Syracuse University, 2012 
  11. J.K. Rowling - Harvard, 2008
  12. Steve Jobs - Stanford, 2005 

(Source: 12 of the best graduation speeches EVER | CNBC)

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