Make Bigger Mistakes

Taking Manhood Back

Make Bigger Mistakes

Conan O’ Brien Commencement Speech at Harvard University 2000

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What I wish for all of you: the bad as well as the good. Fall down, make a mess, break something occasionally.

Know that your mistakes are your own unique way of getting to where you need to be.

And remember that the story is never over.

I’ll go now, to make bigger mistakes and to embarrass this fine institution even more.