David Attenborough points at something for Britain's Queen Elizabeth on May 28, 2008. (Dominic Lipinski / Reuters)

“I just point at things,”David Attenborough, a naturalist, on hosting wildlife documentaries.

“Basically, you have no idea how to write for college,” —what a history professor told Melissa Scholes Young when she was a first-year college student.

“When we have self-compassion, when we fail, it's not ‘poor me,’ it's ‘well, everyone fails.’ Everyone struggles. This is what it means to be human,”Kristin Neff, a psychology professor.

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