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5 RULES FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE | Matthew McConaughey



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Matthew McConaughey Shares 5 Life Lessons During University of Houston Commencement Address.
The Oscar-winning actor delivered the commencement address at the University of Houston graduation ceremony.
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey shared his own personal experiences with University of Houston graduates when he delivered the school's commencement speech on Friday evening..
The Dallas Buyers Club star spoke in the university's new football stadium โ€” where his father, "Big Jim" McConaughey, once played for the college's football team โ€” and delivered 5 pieces of wisdom for the new graduates based on what he learned from his own experiences..
1. Life is not easy
"Do not fall into the entitlement trap of feeling like a victim," said McConaughey. "You are not. Get over it and get on with it. Yes, most things are more rewarding when you break a sweat to get them."
2. "Unbelievable" is the stupidest word in the dictionary
The actor stated that the word "unbelievable" should never come out of anybody's mouth, and people should give each other more credit when it's due. He also added it's not "unbelievable" when people perform out-of-character actions, such as missing a deadline. "If there's one thing you can depend on people being, it's people," said McConaughey. "I think 'unbelievable' is an unbelievably stupid word."
3. Happiness is different than joy.
The actor noted that once he started acting in films that brought him joy rather than happiness, he started receiving more success. "As soon as the work, the daily making of the movie, the doing of the deed, became the reward in itself for me," he said, "I got more box office, more accolades, more respect than I ever had before.
4. Define success for yourself.
McConaughey says he defines himself by five things: fatherhood, being a good husband, health, career and friendships. "I want to keep all five in healthy shape," he said. "If I don't keep maintenance on them, one of them is going to get weak.
5. "Don't leave crumbs" โ€” and the beauty of delayed gratification
"If I do my job well today and that movie keeps re-running on TV, five years from now I'm getting checks in the mailbox," he said. "It's a heck of a deal. Get some return on investment."
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Newfound respect for Matthew McConaughey.

by Jerry Dillon 2 days ago

That speech was more than just alright alright alright

by Brian Swinehart 4 months ago

1. Life is not easy
2. Unbelievable is the stupidest word in the dictionary
3. Happiness in an emotional response to an outcome
4. Define success for yourself
5. Don't leave crumbs

by Life Needs Laughter 3 months ago

The ability to give a speech like that without one false word is unbelievable

by Lions Redemption 4 months ago

He's one of my favorite human being in my existence.. I love you Matthew.. Thank you for sharing it with us.. ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜โค๐Ÿ˜ฑ

by Wyeth Han 1 week ago

Give your child this one thing Confidence The rest will fix itself

by Mr Paul Grimm 5 days ago

I will watch this over and over , this was fantastic!!!

by Blair Carnegie 2 weeks ago

Donโ€™t spend time with anything that jeopardizes your character! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ... donโ€™t leave crumbs!! (Regret, guilt and remorse!)

by Melissa M 2 months ago

Outstanding speech Matthew! This speech should be a prerequisite to watch at all high school and college graduations.

by JM M 4 months ago

I loved this. "Don't leave crumbs." and "Feed the right wolf."

by David-Graham Parker 4 months ago

What an excellent talk....spoken from heart and genuine.....it just lifted my spirit.....๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ‘

by Farukh Tanveer 4 months ago

โ€œDonโ€™t leave crumbsโ€ - whoโ€™d have thought these 3 words could change someoneโ€™s outlook?! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

by Kirsty D 3 months ago

That was worth my time, like to meet him in person, first time a celebrated person actually opens their mouth, and makes good sense

by Bill Porter 2 months ago

His Marshall University coach role was utterly compelling, stunningly emotional cinema.

by John Fisher 4 months ago

Education got me away from terrible neighborhood l was raised in.

by Lee Francis 5 days ago

Pretty sound advice. Personally, I would much rather listen to his speech without the sappy music. Don't mean to be mean, it's a personal preference thing.

by Kenneth Wood 2 months ago

Much respect brother great words of advice i will strongly use , ROI.

by SimonSez 2 months ago

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