The story of Stephen Hawking is truly awe inspiring. From his die hard passion for the sciences, to his remarkable journey of battling ALS to his huge breakthroughs in physics. The Nobel Prize winner had overcome depression and pulled through a miraculous disease which was supposed to end his life within 2 years.
Screenwriter and author, Graham Moore, delivered an epic 2015 Oscar winning speech for his screenplay for The Imitation. He touched upon his own life and how he was suicidal growing up and how he thankfully realized that being weird is not a bad thing. He ended the powerful message by telling others to "Stay weird, stay different."
An inspired Ashton Kutcher left a remarkable message in his award speech at the Teen Choice Awards in 2013. He encouraged the young audience that opportunities are disguised in hard work and being smart is the new sexy, followed by a powerful Steve Jobs quote "everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you."