“We are What We Choose” – Jeff Bezos

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Stumbled upon Jeff Bezos’ 2010 Baccalaureate Remarks at Princeton University.

After going through the speech and learning about his mentioned stories, the ending questions really stayed in my mind

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Source: Princeton

Will inertia be your guide, or will you follow your passions?

Will you follow dogma, or will you be original?

Will you choose a life of ease, or a life of service and adventure?

Will you wilt under criticism, or will you follow your convictions?

Will you bluff it out when you’re wrong, or will you apologize?

Will you guard your heart against rejection, or will you act when you fall in love?

Will you play it safe, or will you be a little bit swashbuckling?

When it’s tough, will you give up, or will you be relentless?

Will you be a cynic, or will you be a builder?

Will you be clever at the expense of others, or will you be kind?

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Have you asked yourself these questions recently?

I did, and as a result found the spirit to ponder over various purposes in my life.

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