Graduation Quotes

Graduation Quotes

Graduation Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Graduation

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A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success. -Robert Orben

There is a good reason they call these ceremonies "commencement exercises" Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning. -Orrin Hatch

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught. -Oscar Wilde

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. -Tom Brokaw

There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live. - John Adams

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. -Eleanor Powell

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did. - Sarah Caldwell

Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you'll make a difference. -Arie Pencovici

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. -Newton D. Baker

The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse. -Edward Koch

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. -Napoleon Hill

The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

I believe in the principle that I can make a difference in this world. It may be ever so small, but it will count for the greater good. -Gordon B. Hinckley

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela

Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. -Wendy Wasserstein

All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. -Brian Tracy

You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. -John Wooden

Education is what remains when one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. -e.e. cummings

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain

To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you too may one day be president of the United States. - George W Bush

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. -Les Brown

We don't stop going to school when we graduate. -Carol Burnett

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. -Mark Twain

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. -JK Rowling

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. -Nelson Henderson

During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?"Surely this was a joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her name I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Before the class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our grade. "Absolutely," the professor said. "In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say hello." I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy. -Joann C. Jones

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand. -Irene C. Kassorla

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. -Helen Keller

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! -Louisa May Alcott

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. -W.H. Auden

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves. - Jawaharlal Nehru

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

All our dreams can come true...if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go. -Dr. Seuss

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt

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