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“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

“It is not the size of the arena in which you find yourself that counts; it is what you do with it.”
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla, Go For It!

“You can become someone who is worthy of respect, and someone who can pursue what he wants irrespective of what others say or do. Faith Starr, Stop Self-Sabotaging and Shift your Paradigm to Success

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

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“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

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse.” Ed Koch

“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

“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

“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

“Don’t ever rob a bank. Enjoy life. Have fun. Choose to be happy now; don’t wait until you’re ‘successful,’ because honestly, I was as happy when we were unemployed and scrounging around for a buck.” Peter Farrelly

“You’re young and you’re bulletproof and invincible. But never underestimate the power of other people’s love and prayer.” Tony Snow

#Architecture quotes

Graduation quotes Sayings

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

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

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

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

The tassel’s worth the hassle! ~Author Unknown

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

All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder. ~Author Unknown

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

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

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

#Anniversary quotes

Graduation quotes

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

“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

“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

“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

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

#Anger quotes

“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

“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

“My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out. There are going to be times in your life when you’re going to have to stick your neck out. There will be challenges and instead of hiding in a shell, you have to go out and meet them.” – Ruth Westheimer

“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

#Amazing quotes

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

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 roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. ~Aristotle

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, Once Around the Sun, 1951

#Alone quotes

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

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin

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

[I]t 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, “My Speech to the Graduates,” Side Effects, 1980

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

You may not know where you’re going, but so long as you spread your wings the winds will carry you. ~C. JoyBell C.



The future lies before you
Like a field of driven snow,
Be careful how you tread it,
For every step will show.
~Author Unknown

#Age quotes

Graduation sayings

“Share your sparkle wherever you are.”  – Dodinsky

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

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

“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

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

“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

#Music quotes

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

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

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

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Michelle Obama

“I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. I know that sounds completely nuts. But, since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. There are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name. They all travel as if they are pack dogs and stick to each other like glue. The best people want to work the big challenges.” – Larry Page

#Birthday quotes

High School Graduation Quotes

Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues. ~Author Unknown

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

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. ~Author Unknown

Hitch your wagon to a star. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. ~Kongzi

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

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

#Family 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

Put your future in good hands — your own. ~Author Unknown

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Henry Stanley Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street, 1940, originally published anonymously; commonly misattributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson (Thanks, Garson O’Toole and walden.org!)

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

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

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

#Education quotes

inspirational graduation quotes

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

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” -Stephen Covey

“The future depends on what you do today.” -Gandhi

“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

“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

#Leadership quotes

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

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

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe

“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 safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” -Mark Twain

“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

#Change quotes

Quotations for Graduations

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. ~B.F. Skinner

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught. ~Oscar Wilde, “The Critic as Artist,” 1890

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

Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams. ~Patch Adams

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

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. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ~Albert Einstein

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

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

#Smile quotes

If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. ~Robert Goheen, Time, 23 June 1961

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The College Blue Book

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

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Life’s Little Instruction Book

If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. ~Vince Lombardi

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. ~Fred Allen

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

We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails. ~Author Unknown

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out. ~Author unknown


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