Character Above Other Else

[...] "Against these issues, you may be tempted to fall back on the more visible markers of success... the choice of form over substance, fame over character, short-term gain over long-term goal is precisely what your generation needs to end."

"Coming from the Ateneo, I know that the pressure to succeed is immense. In fact, your biggest liability is the need to succeed." [...]

"... when you stand on the threshold of what is called ― real life, it is – ironically – the best time to talk about failure. Nobody‘s life is seamless or smooth. We all stumble." [...]

Read Manny Pangilinan's speech
Ateneo De Manila University graduation rites

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Moving target by Manuel L. Quezon III