Graduation Quotes and Sayings


Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
- Albert Einstein


Don’t cry because it’s the end, smile because it’s a new begining.

Submitted by: Autumn

Education is the best provision for old age.
- Aristotle


To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
- Anatole France


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


He who learns but does not think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.


Always do more than is required of you.
- General George S. Patton


In the beginning of Senior year, we beg the year to go by fast. Toward the middle, we beg it to slow down. And at the end, we wish it to never stop.

Submitted by: Tim

College professor: someone who talks in other people’s sleep.
- W.H. Auden


You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard


Somthing I made up…
“So in our senior year the moment where we throw our caps into the air, I won’t be crying because we will never see each other or because it will be goodbye forever, no I will be crying because I know that is the moment we are grown up where we will have to take a little break and have our own little adventures without each other until we meet again.”

Submitted by: Brittany

Education is simply the soul of society as it passes from one generation to the next.
- G.K. Chesterton


Education is a journey, not a destination.

Submitted by: Carolyn

Every man is the architect of his own future.


The important thing is the educational experience itself – how to survive it.
- Donald Barthelme


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


Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.
- Chinese Proverb


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… Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
- Steve Jobs, Stanford University, 2005


Graduation isn’t the closing of a door, It’s the opening of a thousand.

Submitted by: Dan Schultz

You know that point at your graduation ceremony where everyone throws their caps? Isn’t it great that we all celebrate how smart we are by throwing sharp pointy objects in the air.


Graduating college in four years is like leaving a party at 10:30


Education make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive, easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
- Peter Brougham


School is like a big chapter of your life in the beginning of a book. When you’ve finished that chapter the final and best part begins.

Submitted by: Meg

When you graduate don’t forget those that put up with you for all those years, because they are you true friends since they loved you enough to stick with you until the very end.

Submitted by: Meg

Education has bitter roots but bears sweet fruits.

Submitted by: esther

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