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5 Awesomely Inspiring Videos

Updated on February 20, 2013

In need of a little kick in the ass? Something to get you off the couch? Look no further! Here are 5 awesomely inspirational videos that will surely shake you down. Take a few minutes to forget about life’s monotony and enjoy these insightful words and images.

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5. How Great I Am

Complete with a rugby haka, some Ali banter, the miracle on ice, Pacino’s inches speech, and plenty more, this video highlights some of the most inspiring moments in sports history.

4. Wear Sunscreen

You’ve probably heard these famous words before. Popularized by Baz Luhrmann’s 1998 hit single and music video, Sunscreen offers some excellent advice to the youth, presented as a graduation commencement. This charming, poetic piece was originally written by Mary Schmich, and was published as a column in the Chicago Tribune in 1997. You can read the original column here.

3. Humans are Awesome

Humansare2011, YouTube user, and incredible video editor, has complied an awesome montage of humans doing awesome things! Mostly filled with extreme sports, and other cool shit that people can do, this video will surely spark some inspiration. And it is narrated by the POWERFUL Joe Rogan!

2. What If Money Were No Object? - Alan Watts

Alan Watts, writer, philosopher, and teacher of Western Buddhism, offers the most important life advice by asking a simple question: What would you like to do if money were no object? Alan Watts poses this question so casually, but the implication has tremendous potential. So if you’re ever feeling uncertain about career decisions, remember to ask yourself Watts’ question.

1. The Greatest Speech Ever Made - Charlie Chaplin

This speech is from Charlie Chaplin’s 1940 movie, titled “The Great Dictator”, in which Chaplin portrays a fictionalized version of a 20th century authoritarian leader. Chaplin’s words are so timeless and pertinent to humanity’s current conflicts that it’s hard to believe this was written over 70 years ago. This commanding speech is played over a montage of powerful images that question society’s progress, while offering a promising sense of optimism and hope.


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