Graduation Quotes Page 2
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a
second-rate version of somebody else."
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"I have learned this at least by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dream, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagines,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"Great minds have purposes, others have wishes."
"To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, To find the best in others,
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As you go through your week, month, and even New Year,
recognize the people who have packed your parachute and
enabled you to get where you are today!"
"Be clear about what you want to accomplish, and whether the
circumstances surrounding you are actively helping you toward the goal."
"Find opportunities in change, especially in today's
world where change is moving at a fast pace, don't let
change overwhelm you, let change help you find opportunities
you may have never seen!"
"Today is the day I will change my mind, and leave all the
negative things behind."
Semetra C. Vanison, Today Is The Day
"The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is
uneducated the day after."
Newton D. Baker
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose
shade you do not expect to sit."
"The important thing is not to stop questioning."
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"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the
courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
"Let your life yield a sweet, winsome melody that this old world
needs so desperately.
Yes you can if you will."
Charles R. Swindoll
"You readers who are parents know the wonderful experiences of attending
concerts in which your kids perform and graduations when your kid has
M. Robbins, The Woman at the Well Speaks Again
"Maybe you're facing graduation. More than anything else, young adults
want to work at a job that inspires them, that has meaning."
John Ortberg, What Is God's Will for My Life?
"Commencement. These graduates go out to a new season and our paths
will never cross again in the same way. But while they have journeyed
here in this season, they have impacted my life; and even though new
students will come I will never be the same."
Marsha Woodard, I Choose to Thrive
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