High school graduation quotes,inspirational graduation quotes,college graduation quotes

High school graduation quotes,inspirational graduation quotes,college graduation quotes

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


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


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


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


“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


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


“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


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


“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


“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


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


“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 


“Share your sparkle wherever you are.  ” – Dodinsky


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


“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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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


“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


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


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


“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 small matters compared to what lies within us. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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

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