A large collection with inspirational, wise and funny graduation quotes

A large collection with inspirational, wise and funny graduation quotes

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“You're young and you're bulletproof and invincible. But never underestimate the power of other people's love and prayer.  ”- Tony Snow,graduation quotes

 

“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.  ”- Steve Jobs

 

“Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues.  ” – Author Unknown,graduation quotes

 

“Your families are extremely proud of you. You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money. ” – Gary Bolding

 

“Your diploma does not represent the end of your education, but the beginning of your continuing education.  ”- Jimmy Iovine,graduation quotes

 

“You may not know where you're going, but so long as you spread your wings the winds will carry you. ”  – C. JoyBell C.,graduation quotes

 

“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

 

“You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it. ”  – John Updike

 

“You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.  ”- Proverb,graduation quotes

 

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. ”  – John Wooden,graduation quotes

 

“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

 

“Yesterday is gone, tomorrow may never come, but as long as we have today, we can change the world. ” – Glenn Beck,graduation quotes

 

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. ” – Conan O'Brien,graduation quotes

 

“Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority. ”  – William Arthur Ward

 

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.  ” – Anthony J. D'Angelo 

 

“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. ”  – Kongzi,graduation quotes

 

“Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money. ”  – William Lyon Phelps

 

“When you leave here, don’t forget why you came.  ” – Adlai Stevenson, to college graduates

 

“What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.  ” – Eleanor Powell,graduation quotes

 

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“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

 

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.  ” – Author Unknown

 

“We can do not great things, only small things with great love.” –Mother Teresa,graduation quotes

 

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

 

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” -Albert Einstein,graduation quotes

 

“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

 

“To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. ”  – A.A. Milne,graduation quotes

 

“Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.  ” – H. Jackson Brown

 

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.  ” – Art Linkletter,graduation quotes

 

“There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction." -Oprah Winfrey

 

“There is just one life for each of us: our own. ”  – Euripides,graduation quotes

 

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

 

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

 

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. ” – Beverly Sills,graduation quotes

 

“The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape." -Bono,graduation quotes

 

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.  ” – Sydney J. Harris,graduation quotes

 

“The truth is, I was afraid the day I walked into Stanford. And I was afraid the day I walked out.  ” – Carly Fiorina

 

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

 

“The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate. ” – Doug Larson,graduation quotes

 

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. ”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“The tassel’s worth the hassle! ”  – Author Unknown

 

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” -Aristotle,graduation quotes

 

“The purpose of a liberal education is to make you philosophical enough to accept the fact that you will never make much money. ”  – Author Unknown

 

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. ” – Arthur C. Clarke,graduation quotes

 

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.  ” – Bishop Mandell Creighton

 

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. ”  – Henry Ford

 

“The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.  ” – Newton D. Baker,graduation quotes

 

“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.  ” – Ralph W. Sockman

 

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” -Albert Einstein,graduation quotes

 

“The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. ” – Maya Angelou,graduation quotes

 

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.  ”- John F. Kennedy

 

“The future lies before you like a field of driven snow, be careful how you tread it, for every step will show. ”  – Author Unknown 

 

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt,graduation quotes

 

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.  ” – Edward Koch,graduation quotes

 

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.  ”- Plato

 

“The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm.  ” – Fred Dehner,graduation quotes

 

“The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving. ”  – Russell Green

 

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ”  – Arnold H. Glasow,graduation quotes

 

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

 

“Study hard; and you might grow up to be President. But let's face it: Even then, you'll never make as much money as your dog. ” – George Bush

 

“Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams. ”  – Patch Adams,graduation quotes

 

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” –Christopher Reeve

 

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. ” – Les Brown,graduation quotes

 

“Share your sparkle wherever you are.  ” – Dodinsky

 

“Sending you a day full of sunshine, a heaven filled with rainbows, and a pocket full of dreams. May the future ahead of you be as wonderful as you are.  ” – Judith Wibberley 

 

“Put your future in good hands — your own.  ” – Author Unknown,graduation quotes

 

“People will frighten you about a graduation…. They use words you don’t hear often: And we wish you Godspeed.” It is a warning, Godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.” -Bill Cosby

 

“Our country doesn’t depend on the heroism of every citizen. But all of us should be worthy of the sacrifices made on our behalf. ” – John McCain

 

“One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time. ” – Anonymous,graduation quotes

 

“Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates. ”  – A. Lawrence Lowell

 

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.  ” – Henry Ford,graduation quotes

 

“Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art. ” – Neil Gaiman

 

“Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. ” – Ralph Blum,graduation quotes

 

“Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.”

 

“Nothing happens unless first a dream.  ”- Carl Sandburg,graduation quotes

 

“My father always told me, "Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. ”   – Jim Fox

 

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson,graduation quotes

 

“Love the poor. Do you know the poor of your place, of your city? Find them. Maybe they are right in your own family. ” – Mother Teresa

 

“Live all of your life. Understand it, see it, appreciate it. And have fun.  ”- Joss Whedon,graduation quotes

 

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

 

“Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. ”  – Roger Babson

 

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. ” – Ella Fitzgerald,graduation quotes

 

“Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.  ” – Richard Halliburton

 

“It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts. ”  – Millard Fuller 

 

“It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realized I'd become an actor. ” – James D'arcy

 

“It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.  ” – Brooks Atkinson


 
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ”  – e.e. cummings,graduation quotes

 

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old; they grow old because they stop pursing dreams.” –Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. ”  – Edmund Hillary,graduation quotes

 

“It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.  ” – Isabel Waxman

 

“It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o’clock.” -Woody Allen

 

“Insist on heroes. And be one. ” – Ken Burns,graduation quotes

 

“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. ”  – Harold Geneen

 

“In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality. ”  – Kristian Kan

 

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!  ” – Andy McIntyre,graduation quotes

 

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” –Steve Jobs,graduation quotes

 

“If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. ” – Robert Goheen,graduation quotes

 

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it. ” – William Arthur Ward,graduation quotes

 

“If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.  ” – Vince Lombardi,graduation quotes

 

“If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. ” – Milton Berle

 

“If at first you don’t succeed, do it like your mother told you. ”  – Author Unknown

 

“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 will reach for the stars no matter how hard it seems, and fly like a bird with the knowledge this journey brings.  ” – Semetra C. Vanison 

 

“I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at 4:00 in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.  ”- George Foreman

 

“I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. ”  – Fred Allen,graduation quotes

 

“I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known. ” – Anonymous

 

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” -Mark Twain,graduation quotes

 

“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.  ” – Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel

 

“Hitch your wagon to a star. ”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson,graduation quotes

 

“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 

 

“Graduation is a time of completion, of finishing, of an ending, however, it is also a time of celebration of achievement and a beginning for the new graduate. ” – Catherine Pulsifer,graduation quotes

 

“Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed.  ” – Erma Bombeck

 

“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. ”  – Brian Tracy ,graduation quotes

 

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. ” – Wayne Dyer

 

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

 

“Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else's path unless you're in the woods and you're lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that. ” – Ellen Degeneres

 

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. ” – Epictectus,graduation quotes

 

“Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. ”  – Ralph Marston,graduation quotes

 

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.  ” – B.F. Skinner

 

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

 

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. ” – Oprah Winfrey,graduation quotes

 

“Education is the best provision for old age. ”  – Aristotle,graduation quotes

 

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

 

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

 

“Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ” – Wendy Wasserstein,graduation quotes

 

“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. ” – David Lloyd George

 

“Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ” – Wendy Wasserstein,graduation quotes

 

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. ”  – David Lloyd George

 

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson,graduation quotes

 

“Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. ” – Garry Trudeau

 

“Believe anything is possible and then work like hell to make it happen. ” – Julianna Margulies,graduation quotes

 

“Being attentive to the needs of others might not be the point of life, but it is the work of life. ” – Jonathan Safran Foer

 

“Become goddesses of disobedience. ” – Naomi Wolf,graduation quotes

 

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ” – Dr. Seuss

 

“At commencement you wear your square-shaped mortarboards. My hope is that from time to time you will let your minds be bold, and wear sombreros. ” – Paul Freund  

 

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ”  – Author unknown,graduation quotes

 

“Always have a purpose in life that is beyond position and money. ” – Colin Powell

 

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ” – Judy Garland,graduation quotes

 

“All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder.  ” – Author Unknown

 

“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

 

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.  ”- Walt Disney,graduation quotes

 

“Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. ” – Ambrose Bierce

 

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. ”  – Francis Bacon ,graduation quotes

 

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. ” – W.H. Auden

 

“A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” -Theodore Roosevelt

 

“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

 

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” –Yoko Ono,graduation quotes

 

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. ” – Henry Ford

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