As we graduate on to a new chapter of lives we all want guidance and a little sage advice to send us on our way. But you know what's even better than regular words of wisdom? Celebrity words of wisdom. Yup. Commencement speeches by famous people are awesome.
Sandra Bullock just proved this yet again by surprising the class of 2014 Warren Easton Charter High School in Louisiana on Monday.
But she's not the only big name to grace the graduation stage. Check out her speech -- and other celeb commencement addresses we love -- below.
Here's Sandra Bullock, just telling a few young eager youngins to "stop worrying so much," among other things:
Amy Poehler spoke at class day at Harvard in 2011 and was absolutely perfect:
Stephen Colbert made an epic speech at Northwestern that same year and reminded the graduates to thank their parents again "when they move back in with them":
J.K. Rowling addressed the crowd at Harvard in 2008 and discussed failure and imagination with eloquence and grace:
"Glee" star Jane Lynch cracked up Smith College in 2012:
One of the most memorable speeches comes from Conan O'Brien at Dartmouth in 2011, when he touched on his whole "The Tonight Show" debacle:
Ellen DeGeneres got some practice for her Oscars hosting gig while addressing Tulane in 2009:
Meryl Streep imparted her knowledge on the Barnard class of 2010:
Now everybody be quiet and listen to the fabulous Oprah at Stanford in 2012:
Charlie Day spoke at his alma mater, Merrimack College, and didn't disappoint:
And Jim Carrey gave an emotional address at Maharishi University in Iowa:
Mindy Kaling delighted the crowd at Harvard Law Class Day and got tons of laughs:
Ahh, we feel motivated already. Who's your dream celebrity graduation speaker?
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