Graduation Quotes No.1

Famous Graduation Quotes That Are Legit Inspiration

8th Grade Graduation Quotes

“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.” – Catherine Pulsifer ( Famous Graduation Quotes )

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

“We must teach our girls that if they speak their mind, they can create the world they want to see.” – Robyn Silverman

Graduation Quotes About The Future

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.” – Walter M. Schirra, Sr.

“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth Famous Graduation Quotes

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

“School’s out. Memories past. Don’t ever doubt. Our friendship will last.” – Author Unknown

“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same.” – Flavia Weedn

“There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.” – Author Unknown

“Never give in – never, never, never, in nothing great or small.” – Winston Churchill

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

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

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

Graduation Quotes About The Future

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

“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

“You know that point at your graduation ceremony where everyone throws their caps? Isn’t it great that we all celebrate how smart we are by throwing sharp pointy objects in the air.” – Anonymous

“You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best “you” in existence.” – Zig Ziglar

“Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday” – Dale Carneg

“You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” –David Barry

“If at first you don’t succeed, try to hide your astonishment.” –Harry Banks

“Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.” –Al Bernstein

“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” –Tom Bodett

“The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.”” –Sarah Brown

graduation quotes for friends

“I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” –Jim Carrey

“Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

“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

“Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.” –T.S. Eliot

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” –W.C. Fields

“As you set off into the world, don’t be afraid to question your leaders. But don’t ask too many questions at one time or that are too hard because your leaders get tired and/or cranky.” –Will Ferrell

“You may build a building or hit someone over the head. The choice is yours.” –Jodie Foster

“When I was here there was still a requirement that students had to swim 50 yards to graduate…because Harry Elkins Widener had drowned with the sinking of the Titanic. And it made me very grateful at the time that he had not gone down in a plane crash.” –Barney Frank

“Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.” –Benjamin Franklin

“My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.” –Paul Getty

“You know, I’m sick of following my dreams man. I’m just going to ask where they’re going and hook up with them later.” –Mitch Hedberg

“On behalf of frogs, fish, pigs, bears and all of the other species who are lower than you on the food chain, thank you for dedicating your lives to saving our world and our home.” –Kermit the Frog

“The Lord gave us two ends: one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most.” –Ann Landers

Graduation Quotes For Friends

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

“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

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

“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

“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

“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

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~ Aristotle

“The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things — the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.” ~ Samuel Johnson

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

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

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!” ~ Andy McIntyre

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” ~ Mark Twain Famous Graduation Quotes

Graduation Quotes About The Future

“Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.” – William Arthur Ward

“My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to. Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small and that you never need to carry more than you can hold.” – Rascal Flatts Famous Graduation Quotes

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

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

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein Famous 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

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right.” – Henry Ford Famous Graduation Quotes

“The unfortunate, yet truly exciting thing about your life, is that there is no core curriculum. The entire place is an elective.” – Jon Stewart

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Famous Graduation Quotes

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm” – Winston Churchill

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

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

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.” – Helen Keller Famous Graduation Quotes

“Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.” – Oprah

“Life is an improvisation. You have no ideas what’s going to happen next and you are mostly making things up as you go along.” – Stephen Colbert

“Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” – Kerry Washington

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” – Dale Carnegie Famous Graduation Quotes

Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

“We do not need magic to change the world, we can carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.” – JK Rowling

Masters Degree Graduation Quotes

“Do all the other things, the ambitious things—travel, get rich, get famous, innovate, lead, fall in love, make and lose fortunes…but as you do, to the extent that you can, err in the direction of kindness.” –George Saunders to Syracuse University in 2013

“Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.” –Oprah Winfrey to Howard University in 2007 ( Famous Graduation Quotes )

“Don’t buy society’s definition of success. Because it’s not working for anyone. It’s not working for women, it’s not working for men, it’s not working for polar bears, it’s not working for the cicadas that are apparently about to emerge and swarm us. It’s only truly working for those who make pharmaceuticals for stress, diabetes, heart disease, sleeplessness, and high blood pressure.” –Arianna Huffington to Smith College in 2013

“Do not worry too much about your lawn. You will soon find if you haven’t already that almost every adult American devotes tremendous time and money to the maintenance of an invasive plant species called turf grass that we can’t eat. I encourage you to choose better obsessions.” –John Green to Butler University in 2013

“And how do you know when you’re doing something right? How do you know that? It feels so. What I know now is that feelings are really your GPS system for life. When you’re supposed to do something or not supposed to do something, your emotional guidance system lets you know. The trick is to learn to check your ego at the door and start checking your gut instead.” –Oprah Winfrey to Stanford University in 2008

“I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do, ever, was to write novels. However, my parents, both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing personal quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension. I know that the irony strikes with the force of a cartoon anvil, now.” –J.K. Rowling to Harvard University in 2008

“Be bold, be courageous, be your best.” –Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to Bard College in 2013

“Don’t be trapped by dogma—which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. 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 to Stanford in 2005

“Don’t just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.” –Barack Obama to Barnard College in 2012

“Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.” –Nora Ephron to Wellesley in 1996

“You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. You get to decide what to worship.” –David Foster Wallace to Kenyon College in 2005

“A world where men ran half our homes and women ran half our institutions would be just a much better world.” –Sheryl Sandberg to Barnard College in 2011

“From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as already artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art.” –Toni Morrison to Wellesley College in 2004

“There is nothing more beautiful than finding your course as you believe you bob aimlessly in the current. Wouldn’t you know that your path was there all along, waiting for you to knock, waiting for you to become. This path does not belong to your parents, your teachers, your leaders, or your lovers. Your path is your character defining itself more and more everyday like a photograph coming into focus.” –Jodie Foster to University of Pennsylvania in 2006
“Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first.” –Anna Quindlen to Villanova University in 2000

“There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.” –Dick Costolo to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013

“But real leadership comes from the quiet nudging of an inner voice. It comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing.” –Madeleine Albright to UNC in 2007

“I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.” –Maya Angelou to UC Riverside in 1977

Congratulations Graduation Quotes

“You have achieved a great milestone today. Here’s wishing you many more successes in the future. Good luck and congratulations!”

“Congratulations on your great success. Now that you’ve graduated, it’s time to celebrate.”

“Today is a perfect day to let you know that you’re a shining example to many others. Thanks for making me proud. Never give up on your dreams. Congrats on graduating.”

“You made it. Now everything gets even more fun, and it’s time to live your life your way. Congratulations on your great achievement!”

“You have achieved another milestone today. Lots of love and best wishes for you on your graduation. Congrats!
Congratulations on your success. I’m proud of your achievement, and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you.”

“I wish you a joyous and blissful future. Now that you’ve graduated, I’m sure that many wonderful opportunities are just around the corner for you.”

“As you graduate from high school today, I want to wish you well in your future endeavors. Well done, graduate!”
“This is a great accomplishment. Wishing you the best on this momentous day.”

“Dear graduate, your achievement is worth celebrating. Congratulations, and I wish you all the best.”

“Dear graduate, your success today is the result of your hard work and dedication. I have no doubts that you’ll continue to thrive in college.”

“You have been successful because you’ve worked so hard over the past few years. Your determination is going to get you what you want in life. Congratulations”

“Your graduation is a direct result of the way that you constantly strive for excellence. I know you’ll have a future full of many great achievements and accolades. Keep up the good work. Congrats!”

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