Randy Pausch: Last Lecture ‘Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’ Speech

A truly touching speech from Randy Pausch, who knew at the time of this speech that he had limited time left on earth (due to terminal cancer).

Rather than a tragic speech, Pausch motivates by speaking about his childhood dreams – people who he has and hasn’t achieved and what he has learnt along the way.

Along with speaking about the importance of individuals over things, karma and gratitude, Pausch motivates by speaking about obstacles, failure, not quitting and making the foremost of how you spend your time:

Just some of the good quotes from the speech:

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren’t there to stay us out. The brick walls are there to offer us an opportunity to point out how badly we would like something. Because the brick walls are there to prevent the people that don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to prevent the opposite people.”

“The key question to stay asking is, “Are you spending some time on the proper things?”

“Time is all you’ve got , and you’ll find at some point that you simply have but you think that .”


What do you think?

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