The Most Inspiring Speech: The Wisdom of a Third Grade Dropout Will Change Your Life | Rick Rigsby

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Yash Jerkoo : Goosebumps all the way

cloud flores : Oh man that got me "maybe one of my boys Will catch me in the act of excellence"!

Jarid Gaming : I cried, not going to lie

kixstar : 8:29 that got me

HailStormTF : You are what you repeatedly do, therefore excellence ought to be a habit not an act.

The UnderGrad : Hands down , best motivational speech ever. #juststand

GGgaming 243 : My father's a drunk my mother left us 3 years I have been rock bottom and I'm only 12 after watching this it has inspired me to rebuild and make a change not a change in just my life not a change in 1,2,3 or 4 people's lives but a change in the world a change that will bring greatness and joy a change.......that will inspire.

Josh D : Bookmark this for the day the clouds are blocking the sunlight.

Edmery_ Juan : This Is great I went from watching suicide videos to this I'm glad I did I just hit rock bottom then I saw this I heard his speech It changed my life those wise words are how u living I was living horrible but my life changed from that sentence use rock bottom for your foundation so I did I used to be fat and dumb but when I saw this I started working out 24/7 and now I'm buff and smart listen don't Take your parents for granted because one day they are not going to be thare when u hit rock bottom here is my last advice look at yourself and ask am I living like my parents want me to be. Do u know why I told u that, it is because the way you're parents want u to be is the way you are gonna succeed so that's it God bless you all be smart .

Jake Reid : Great speech god bless man

B4 EXY : These words ‘I’m not worried if you’ll succeed I’m Worried you won’t fail from time to time’ I needed to hear those words.

METAL_MASTER4686 : This man is awesome. I loved the part, “My father decided he was going to stand and be a man. Not a black man, not a brown man, not a white man, but a man”. These are the men we need nowadays. We need to all stand together. Not as black, white, or any other color, but all as brothers, sisters, and children of God.

Jack Holmes : His name is Rick Rigsby, he has written a book based off of this speech dedicated to his fathers wisdom, I would really recommend it to anyone who was inspired by this

Clifford Starks : Very well said!

Johnnie Walker : Hold my beer... (while I clap for his man!)

Jeffrey Munoz : *A man who knows a performance can change a life*

Prapanch Tamuli : How can this video even get dislikes?

Rehman Cookie98 : I am going to graduate with a first class degree next year!!!!

Ji-Eun Kim : “It’s not a problem when you aim high and miss, it’ll be an issue if you aim low and hit.”

utsav agrawal : "Son, Just Stand." Goosebumps

lt mannered : I needed this at exactly this moment!  I can't tell you how much this means!!

Riptide85 : “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

Roose Bolt : It hurt me hearing about his wife

해열재 : Such a fantastic speeeeech... Ive been watching this since the first time i touched this Third Grade thing and I still believe it must be helpful

Mini Model Mayhem : So inspirational! Thank you for your amazing speech and perspective.

Naga Lotha : Damn!!! Dat was a real speech..hats off sir

justhavnfun here : Wow! That's all I can say.

Landon Cramer : Great video, but it was funny that a clip from my channel that I shot was in there at 9:08. Great video anyway, a good message to go along with the visuals.

SR Chamb : This brought me to the brink of tears. Powerful stuff!

Ethan Goepper : "I won't have a problem if you aim high and miss, but I'm gonna have a real issue if you aim low and hit" Sometimes it's really simple things that resonate with you

John Charles : The music is too dramatic

Harry Buttworth : What a speach

pegasis_ sempie : Anyone else tear up a little

Deibor Salahe : His speech may change my life..

TickleMeElmo 177 : how could you dislike this

Derryck Dowuona : What's the title of the background music?

matthew____1 : I wonder why people give this a thumbs down this video is really good.

Mitul Ruparel : He has moved me

Sheila Diuguid : Eight, nine, maybe 10 times I've watched this. Tears every time. I wish I had a third-grade Dropout of my life.

Samuel Sesay : i needed this in my life

ScienceWorld : This man just combined humor and wisdom into one well-constructed speech. The best to him, God bless!

Cris Tamang : It doesn’t matter how long you live, it matters how you lived, Ask everyday yourself; how you are living?? What a lesson?? God bless you man!!!

Fr Gr : I set up my alarm clock to wake me up a 5:00 Am. But I put the time 15 min earlier than the regular time.

Josslyn Rivera : Wow thats powerful right there

Colin : Don't need the music!

struckzero : His speech really moves me. I literally cry listening to his speech. Such a wise advice from him.

big gun productions : wow ive never shed a tear watching some like that before but man that hits you in the heart

Kobing Tailyang : this got me. damn! what a speech. 👏👏👏👏

chris999410161 : WOW!!!  Thank you for inspiring me!  Congratulations on your life, and may God watch over you.