"Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that's it. You're going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that's deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Andrew Shue on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Andrew Shue on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Andrew Shue on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Andrew Shue on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Andrew Shue on T. S. Eliot
"Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone."
"I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives."
"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
"When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am."
"If you can get a teen leader in each sector of a student population, you can pull people in. Everybody wants to get involved, but most are too afraid. When they see a person they think is cool leading it, they're first to join."