Saunders' 2013 commencement speech, on the importance of kindness

Optional, but well worth your time.  It's not just wise, it's hilarious:

"Down through the ages, a traditional form has evolved for this type of speech, which is: Some old fart, his best years behind him, who, over the course of his life, has made a series of dreadful mistakes (that would be me), gives heartfelt advice to a group of shining, energetic young people, with all of their best years ahead of them (that would be you)...."