Thursday, July 3, 2008

A speech to remember by J. K. Rowling

The author of Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling received an honorary doctor of letters degree and gave a speech at Harvard's 357th Commencement. Take time to read the transcript or watch the video.

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination

JKR's Commencement speech at Harvard (Part 1 of 2)

JKR's Commencement speech at Harvard (Part 2 of 2)


Too long a speech for your liking? Then read some of the quotes extracted from the speech, by Olgy Gary.


Olgy Gary said...

Thank you for linking back to my original post. Isn't that speech by J.K. Rowling awesome? I just re-read the quotes I'd taken off of it and posted to my blog and they're priceless.

Nancy Poh said...

You need a good job with the quotes, OG. Yes, the quotes priceless. So are friends who share things like that with you.