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"It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe. Don't worry, be happy. Everything is fine"

- Paul Tsongas

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In this quote, Paul Tsongas is resolving the typical belief that graduating from college is the essential to a successful and satisfying life. He describes this belief as a "misconception" that is often perpetuated at beginning events. Tsongas challenges this concept by mentioning that there is more to life than just hope and pledge, and that we ought to not fret or be extremely positive about the future. He suggests that we should instead focus on today and be content with our present circumstances. Tsongas' message is among caution against blindly believing in the idea that a college degree ensures an ideal life.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Paul Tsongas between February 14, 1941 and January 18, 1997. He/she was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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