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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