George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates

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The New York Times is carrying a transcript of author George Saunders’s convocation address to the class of 2013 at Syracuse University. It’s a beautiful piece.

What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. 

George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates   [NYTimes]

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One response to “George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates

  1. Some might say sentimental but kindness is life changing and life giving. As a young undergraduate an older and much admired professor of mine said that it was the quality she most admired in a person. Up to then I thought it must be intelligence or creativity but have learned many times over it is kindness!

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