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It there's anyone who can inspire graduates (or anyone, for that matter), it's Oprah Winfrey.

The media mogul did just that after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during at Harvard University's commencement ceremonies in Cambridge, Mass., on Thursday.

While speaking to the cap-and-gown-wearing crowd, Winfrey told them that "you now have a chance to better your life, the life of your neighbors and that of your country... When you do that, that's when your story gets really good."

She also noted, "It doesn't matter how far you might rise because at some point you might stumble...[but] learn from every mistake. Each mistake will force you to learn who you reall are...and then figure out what is the next right move."

Sounds good to us, Oprah!

Check out the full commencement speech above.