In his 2011 commencement address at Dartmouth College, Conan O’Brien manages to poke fun at Dartmouth for its inferiority complex, insult all of the Ivy League schools except for Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, suggest groundbreaking policy, and still find the time to impart wisdom on the graduating class.

Through a remarkable combination of wit, humor, and originality, Conan discusses evolving dreams, failure, and the importance of not trying to be like everyone else. My favorite quote from the speech that I think business owners and entrepreneurs in particular may find inspiring: