University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address - Admiral William H. McRaven

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The Conscious Vibe : Great speech. Although it'd be great if our educational system prepared people even half as well for life as navy seal training prepares people for the military.

A55tech : 1. Make your bed 2. Find people to paddle with you 3. Measure the size of heart, not flippers 4. Get over being a sugar cookie and keep moving forward 5. Don't be afraid of the circuses 6. Sometimes you have to slide down obstacles head first 7. Don't back down from the sharks 8. You must be your very best in the darkest moments 9. Start singing when you're up to your neck in mud. Hope for everyone 10. Don't ever, ever ring the bell

John Carrera : This guy made me want to start making my bed in the mornings

Thomas Capital : This great man should be our next President.

PatriotMarine : 605 Dislikes? Must be those who don't even make their beds in the morning.

Mark Collard : Such clarity, discipline and commitment. The Admiral speaks ten very fine points about how to live, and to live intentionally.

Chuck Reynolds : Still one of the best commencement speeches ever. Always come back to this one. Oh... and make your bed!

Med School Insiders : Excellent speech. This was very well delivered

Tre da 5'9 : It bothered me constantly that the Admiral's hat was about an inch off center...

cmclaybird214 : why dont people like this run for president

Nicholas Hammerling : You will want to watch this more than once

waves1of9terror : English subtitles for deaf people like me, please! Thanks

Prem Krishna Chettri : Damn, Who is he ? I hvnt completed the entire video and he already expressed the core reality.. Man, this speech is better then Steve speech of stanford and yet he started with "Nobody remember you speech" Sorry sir I do I will certainly do.....

modelleg : Why o why doesn't he run for presidential election?

Shameless Antics : Damn, this speech just made me aspire to be a Seal.

Matthew Williams : Do the two knuckle heads running for president even compare to the Admiral? President William McRaven..........I like the sound of that.

Richard Chung : 700 people rang the bell

tommy boy : mcraven for president

Jennifer Reider : Totally worth the 20 min. I loved this and agreed with every word.

lennco : Dear Mr. Trump, Please Ring that Bell! Dear Admiral McRaven Please Run for President in 2020!

Cyrus Van Beethoven : Hard to stop the waterworks from leaking during this one. That Seal is amazing.

Samir Khan : Who the hell disliked this

Ghostdragon 2341 : 2019 anyone?

Damien Salazar : And this is the person trump referred to as a political hack and said he should have gotten Bin Laden sooner.

mustashride : This man is real leader.

Spokesman : his outfit is ridiculously spiffy. he's the man.

Бам Бам : Mr. McRaven, unlike your commencement speaker when you were graduating, you will be remembered for your brilliant speech, by many many thousands, if not millions of people throughout the world as the guy who made everyone make their beds in the morning. And you shall not be forgotten. The beds around the world will remember your deeds for generations to come.

Marissa LaGioia : I can't get enough of this speech

catalinacurio : Sir, you have my utmost respect. 💙🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

irshc C. : Start off by making your bed. Find someone to help you paddle. Measure a person by the size of their heart, not by the size of their flippers. Get over being a sugar-cookie and keep moving forward. Don’t be afraid of the circuses. Sometimes you’ll have to slide down the obstacles head-first. Don’t back down from the sharks. You must be your very best in your darkest moments. Start singing when you’re up to your neck in mud. Don’t ever, ever ring the bell.

Paul JT Waters : is that thunder in the distance we hear? This the measure of a REAL leader. I am blown away.

Humayoun Akhtar : I had never heard of this Admiral until today but my only question is: why isn’t he president?

All Will Be Well : Trump can never ever in his lifetime be on this man's level. This man represents the leaders this country needs. He's a true and authentic hero. Trump is a con artist and huckster. Which do you want in the White House America????

jcanthony16 : This really motivated me. And I am definitely striving to make my bed every morning now lol. Thank you Admiral William H. McRaven

US ARMY : 1.7k people don’t understand what America is truly about 🇺🇸❤️

Kar Cam : Adm. William H McRaven 2020, the last 1 min 30 sec recap of this epic speech is more inspirational & powerful than anything our current leaders in washington D.C could muster in a life time of public speaking.

Owen Bigland : What a fantastic speech. The life lessons are a real inspiration.

J P : McRaven for President

Brian Kohler : WOW!!! This is an awesome speech. I'm going to make sure my kids watch this video. The only speech that I can see being better is the last lecture by Randy Pausch.

Edward Donohue : I have to go make my bed.....

HeiderTV : Admiral William H. McRaven , Thank You for Your Service

Rudy Baldovino : Only I can say is brilliant, admiral William H. Mc Raven for President 2020, good luck sir!

Lilith x : Most inspiring speech I have EVER heard. This has changed my life for the better and made me realize just how much I still need to learn.

Jon Kelley : This speech helped me a lot through Army Basic Training and I still keep these 10 steps in my head through AIT, training to be a combat medic.

Adam O'Connor : This man embodies the American spirit....He is realistic, honest, and speaks frankly - but most importantly: he is strong. The people whining and complaining that America is too "imperialistic" and our military is too strong and over-funded:  they are the enemy.... They see our country, our technology, our infrastructure - they want it.....Ever heard of "the grass is always greener on the..."??  They have no interest in being American, yet want the fruits of our labor... People like this man protect our country....He protects us from the "bad guys."   Trust me - there are many, many "bad guys" on Earth.....I salute Admiral McRaven and am grateful to have men like him protecting our great nation - the last best hope of mankind....

ChillPhilJazz : Donald Trump's latest petty and foolish actions brought me here. It is encouraging and invigorating to hear a man of integrity speak.

F. Scott Fitzhemingway : How anyone could give a "thumbs down" on Adm. McRaven's speech is beyond my understanding.

Gavin Sloma : this was very motivational  almost brought me to tears 

Rafik Beekun : As a Texas Longhorn alumnus, thank you for this a very important speech and one of the best commencement addresses I have listened to.

FLYINGHOG : Admiral William H. McRaven - President 2020