It's that time of year again. Kids K–12 are running amok on the streets in the middle of the day, beach trips and barbecues are being planned with a feverish urgency, and young adults (by turns tentative and raucous) are wandering the streets in—or holding tightly onto—caps and gowns.
No matter how long it's been since you graduated college (or even if you never did), the flood of graduates is bound to bring up memories of your own youthful naiveté, nostalgia for your once untested dreams, and a tendency to reflect on the life choices you've made since—on the person you've become.
So, in honor of 2016's brand-new graduates, and to remind you of all the warm fuzzies you (hopefully) felt on your own commencement day, here are 14 of the most inspirational quotes from the last 15 years of graduation speeches. (And yes, your favorite celebrity probably makes an appearance.)