Graduation Quotes

A large collection of graduation quotes. Words of wisdom to be used for commencement, for life, and for congratulations for the new graduate.


"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."
Time   |  


"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!
Attitude   |  


"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
Honesty   |  


"There is a good reason they call these ceremonies ' commencement exercises'. Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning."
Orrin Hatch
Good   |  


"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
Knowledge   |  


Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, 
always bring your own sunshine. Anthony J. D'Angelo
"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine."
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Positive Thinking   |  


"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
Making A Difference   |  


"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
Dream   |  


"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
Hope   |  


"Shoot for the moon! Even if you miss...you'll land among the stars."
Les Brown
Motivation  |  


"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
Happy   |  


"You're young and you're bulletproof and invincible. But never underestimate the power of other people's love and prayer."
Tony Snow
Prayer   |  


"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
Being Yourself   |  


"It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts."
Millard Fuller
Life   |  


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


"How we interact with others can determine our success or our failure. One rule of success is to treat people as you want to be treated."
Catherine Pulsifer
Failure   |  


"Remember, when it come to applying for jobs, books ARE judged by their cover!"
Patricia Akins, Things They Don't Teach You In High School: But You Need To Know!
Book   |  


"If you choose to walk in love and keep a positive, faith-filled focus, your trials will actually graduate you to a higher level of operative grace-life following that season."
Patricia King, Dream Big
Love   |  


"Never doubt you were born to do great things!"
Catherine Pulsifer
Doubt   |  


"Graduation, a conclusion of one chapter, a beginning of another."
Catherine Pulsifer
New Beginnings   |  


"Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you."
Author Unknown
Inspirational Quotes  |  


Then that same confident and mature high school graduate will be a very different person when they graduate college than when they entered. Four years can make a big difference in maturity.
Lee Binz, Senior Year Step-by-Step: Simple Instructions for Busy Homeschool Parents
Confidence   |  


"You overcame every test. Done tons of homework. For all those years. Congratulations, you made it."
Danielle Duckery, Words For The Occasion: Sentiments and Well Wishes
Encouragement   |  


"I've had successes and setbacks and sometimes painful ones. Many of you are at the beginning of your professional, public, and political careers - you will have successes and setbacks too."
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Success   |  


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