“Would you just take, along with me, 10 seconds to think of the people who have helped you become who you are, those who cared about you and wanted what was best for you in life. 10 seconds, I’ll watch the time. Whomever you’ve been thinking about, how pleased they must be to know the difference you feel they have made.” – Fred Rogers
I think I found this in a recent Ryan Holiday newsletter. It’s one of the better acceptance speeches I’ve ever heard (and a great daily exercise) with the one below taking a close second.