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Advice on Life and Creative Integrity from Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson

"The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive."

On May 20, 1990, Bill Watterson, creator of the beloved Calvin and Hobbes comic strip, took the podium at Kenyon College - the same stage David Foster Wallace would occupy 15 years later to deliver his memorable commencement address - and gave the graduating class a gift of equally remarkable insight and impact, which remains among the greatest commencement addresses of all time.

Watterson begins the speech by articulating the same sentiment at the heart of the most unforgettable commencement addresses: the notion that not-knowing is not only a part of the journey, but an integral part:

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