"But of course there are all different kinds of freedom, and the kind that is most precious you will not hear talked about much in the great outside world of wanting and achieving .....The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day.'"
'In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn't become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we've ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.'
This speech by David Foster Wallace, and video (made by The Glossary) was exactly what I needed at exactly the moment I needed it when I stumbled across it yesterday. Do you ever find that? You have questions in your head and unexpectedly you find something that helps answer them? These words can really be applied to many situations, so maybe if you have some questions floating around your head, you could use them too.