Neil Gaiman – Inspirational Commencement Speech

“Make good art.” – Neil Gaiman

Enough said about that.

“I escaped from school as soon as I could.”

Didn’t know he didn’t graduate from college. Made me cheer. Dropping out high school saved my life. Getting through college in six semesters instead of eight, was the best thing I ever did.

Damn the rules.

Do what you can, should, and are compelled to do, because of who you are.

Don’t stay in the box they try to cram you in.

Note to self: Public speaking. Need to get better at this. He’s just wonderful.