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.
Education is a journey, not a destination.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Always do more than is required of you.
- General George S. Patton
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
- Anatole France
He who learns but does not think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard
The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.
- Newton Diehl Baker
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.
College professor: someone who talks in other people’s sleep.
- W.H. Auden
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.”
Education is simply the soul of society as it passes from one generation to the next.
- G.K. Chesterton
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau
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
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
You’re off to great places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way!
- Dr. Seuss
Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.
- Chinese Proverb
Graduation isn’t the closing of a door, It’s the opening of a thousand.
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
- Dr. Suess
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