Watch Steve Carell’s Princeton graduation speech

By | June 6, 2012 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | Audio/Video, feature slider | Tags: , , , ,

Former Office head honcho Steve Carell delivered the Class Day keynote speech to Princeton’s graduating class of 2012 this weekend, offering a few bits of random wisdom:

“Remember that the words ‘regime’ and ‘regimen’ are not interchangeable. When you eat out, tip on the entire check — don’t subtract the tax first,” Carell said. “And don’t take yourself too seriously.”

And he focused on urging students to reconnect with their “analog past”: “Have we forgotten the beauty of a handwritten letter, lovingly delivered three to six weeks later?” Carrell asked. “Do we no longer need the encyclopedia — almost three hundred pounds of readily-accessible knowledge?”

Watch the entire speech below.

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