9 Best Commencement Speeches Of 2012

The season is just coming to a close when the famous stand before seas of new graduates, and offer up the wisdom they've gleaned in their sparkling careers. So AOL Jobs thought it was only right that we watch the best round of commencement speeches of 2012; shed a couple tears; quickly wipe away those tears because we're sitting at our desks in the middle of a workday; and pass along the most notable advice.

Many of the speakers revealed that they didn't actually remember what their own commencement speakers had said, or even whom the speaker was, so they didn't really expect these graduates to either. But regardless, they doled out the advice they wish they'd had, the advice they wished they'd always kept close.