Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
This is only a part of the fantastic graduation commencement speech Steve Jobs gave to Stanford Graduates in 2005. Here’s the full speech – if you haven’t, it’s about time to see it, and if you have, take time to listen to it again, it’s so worth it: