Graduation Quotes Page 2
"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." Garry Trudeau
"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
"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
"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!" Author Unknown
"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!" Catherine Pulsifer
"Today is the day I will change my mind, and leave all the negative things behind." Semetra C. Vanison, Today Is The Day
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." Judy Garland
"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." Nelson Henderson
"The important thing is not to stop questioning." Albert Einstein
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May I graduate well,
and earn some honors!"
Louisa May Alcott
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