By Charles Wheelan
Modeled on Charles Wheelan’s 2011 category Day Speech at Dartmouth collage, this selection of refreshingly sincere recommendation and observations is the antidote to these cotton-candy platitudes which are all too general to a person who’s ever worn a mortarboard. Armed with a PhD in public coverage, a long time of expertise in social technological know-how study, and—perhaps so much important—good-natured humor, Wheelan deals up 10½ head-turning aphorisms on happiness and good fortune that anybody staring down the barrel of commencement must listen yet most likely hasn’t heard but. Celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Peter Steiner provides a marginally of caprice along with his irreverent illustrations sprinkled all through.
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Please don’t be fooled and confused by such things. Education is not limited to school fee or free tuition. Having your kids go to school without 31 paying is your legal right; you and your fellow citizens pay your taxes so it is not free! Secondly, education is not limited to school fees. What about auxiliary fees, book fees, lunch money, bus fare, school bag, geometry sets, pens, pencils, T-Squares, extra lessons, school uniforms, shoes, socks, tie, epaulettes – the politicians take us for fools ‘bout free education’.
I am thankful again that Mrs. Theresa Wilson Palmer lived to see her son gather this success on her behalf because everything I am is due to you. ” 52 3 53 “DOLLAR SIGN” “Hustle the Money, Me a Hustle the Money” In the previous two chapters, I dealt with giving thanks for life and then showing love to one’s mother, whether rich or poor. Now, I am going to address another of my favourite subjects, but note well the order in which I have structured this book. I am not putting money before life or my mother so Chapter 1 was about giving thanks and Chapter 2 was about love for our mothers.
So let us give thanks, meditate, plan out our day and together we can take on Babylon for a better tomorrow. Never allow Society’s judgment to get you down. We need to kill that notion that us 33 in the ghetto are simply sitting here waiting for a handout. We will have to raise our consciousness to a level of “nationhood”, understanding that we each have a role to play in the development of our island. There has to be some amount of letting go of past grievances and move toward working together with common goals.
10 ½ Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said by Charles Wheelan