Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Randy Pausch

April writing...

There has been an email circulating referencing a "Last Lecture" given by Professor Randy Pausch from Carnegie Mellon University who is dying from Pancreatic Cancer. I have only watched the 'shortened' version (from the Oprah show) since I am at work and the longer version is near 76 minutes+.

Professor Pausch talks about achieving childhood dreams and helping others acheive thier dreams as well. Some of my favorite quotes from the Lecture goes as follows:

"Experience is what you get, when you don't get what you want."
"Brick walls in life are there for a reason, [not to keep you out] but to let us proove how badly we want things."

I have more to watch...but I don't have time to finish it at work now, I will have to finish it is really interesting. If you wish to you go:

Let me know your thoughts :)

1 comment:

Brittany said...

I saw him on Oprah and just couldn't believe what a powerful speech it was. I don't think I would have been able to handle being in his classroom as he said his speech. Very powerful. It really makes you remember that every day is special.

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