He says the wisest man he ever met was a 3rd grade dropout. His wisdom will change your life.

Share on Facebook

He says the wisest man he ever met was a 3rd grade dropout. His wisdom will change your life.

Rick Rigsby is a former Texas A&M professor, as well as a coach and chaplain for the Texas A&M football team.

The 61-year-old recently gave the commencement speech at the California State University Maritime Academy, announcing that “The wisest person I ever met in my life was a third-grade dropout.”

That dropout was his father. Despite his dad’s lack of education, he was still the smartest man that Rick knew, for knowing how to combine knowledge and experience to create wisdom.

“My father taught me to combine knowledge and wisdom to make an impact,” he said in his speech. “Wisdom comes to you from the unlikeliest of sources, often from failure. That person that gets up off the canvas and keeps growing, that’s the person that will grow their influence.”

See the video below to hear more of Rick’s remarkable speech — there are many nuggets of wisdom to be gleaned…

You Might Also Like:

A rock band discovers they have superpowers. Then, they start playing and bring down the house.

This astronaut is the first human to go to Mars. But then, a seedless melon ruins everything.

This award-winning short narrated by a famous comedian will actually make you laugh out loud.

A man goes on a date and brings her back to his place. But then, he feels a chill to the bone.

A young man takes his date to an Indian restaurant. To his horror, she goes off-menu in Hindi.

A lonely man walks his date back to her home. When she returns the favor, he realizes it.

Join Over 128,000 Subscribers!

Sign up to our daily e-mail and be the first to get notified of
new, inspiring stories. No spam, ever. Read more.

Omeleto Inspires People to Do Better,
Be Better.

Inspiring and insightful. Entertaining and enlightening.
That's what you can expect here: no fluff. Just a steady
stream of the best stories delivered to your inbox.