These celebrities are brilliant in their field. And they also happen to be great speakers who have some profound words of wisdom to impart.

Here are 10 celebrities who may have inspired a significant part of the next generation with their wise and insightful words.

1. Mindy Kaling — Darthmouth University, 2018

Watch her full speech here.

2. J.K. Rowling — Harvard University, 2008

Watch her full speech here.

3. Shah Rukh Khan — University of Edinburgh 2015

Watch his full speech here.

4. Ellen Degeneres — Tulan University, 2009

Watch her full speech here.

5. Lisa Kudrow — Vassar College, 2010

Watch her full speech here.

6. Tom Hanks — Yale University, 2011

Watch his full speech here.

7. Jim Carrey — Maharishi University of Management, 2014

Watch his full speech here.

8. Oprah Winfrey — University of Southern California, 2018

Watch her full speech here.

9. Amal Clooney — Vanderbilt University, 2018

Watch parts of her speech here.

10. Steve Jobs — Stanford University, 2005

Watch his full speech here.

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