Highlights from the commencement addresses given by politicians, celebrities and other notables this year.
Jane Lynch, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress, Smith College, May 20“Let life surprise you. Don’t have a plan. Plans are for wusses. If my life went according to my plan, I would never ever have the life I have today. You are obviously good planners, or you wouldn’t be here. Stop it! Stop it now! Don’t deprive yourself of the exciting journey your life can be when you relinquish the need to have goals and a blueprint.” Sam Masinter/AP