60+ Top Graduation Quotes and Sayings (Pictures)

This was probably the happiest day of my life. it was a celebration of the triumph of the will and determination of all. For this occasion / event I have my favorite Graduation Quotes and sayings, in pictures.

Great. We’ll definitely take a look. I have such happy memories of it from the old days.

(Pictures) Graduation Quotes & Sayings

Graduation Quotes , Your schooling may be over

Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , Your families are extremely proud of you

Your families are extremely proud of you. You can’t imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money. ~ Gary Bolding


Graduation Quotes , You cannot help but learn more as you take the world

You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it. ~ John Updike


Graduation Quotes , You can’t live a perfect day without doing

You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. ~ John Wooden


Graduation Quotes , You are educated

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. ~ Tom Brokaw


Graduation Quotes , Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority. ~ William Arthur Ward


Graduation Quotes , Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation

Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money. ~ William Lyon Phelps


Graduation Quotes , When you leave here, don’t forget why you came

When you leave here, don’t forget why you came. ~ Adlai Stevensonto college graduates


Graduation Quotes , Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Graduation Quotes , Try not to become a man of success, but rather try

Graduation Quotes , Try not to become a man of success

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ~ Albert Einstein


Graduation Quotes , To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. ~ A.A. Milne


Graduation Quotes , Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.Life’s Little Instruction Book


Graduation Quotes , There is just one life for each

There is just one life for each of us: our own. ~ Euripides


Graduation Quotes , There is a good reason they call these ceremonies
Graduation Quotes

There is a good reason they call these ceremonies “commencement exercises.” Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning. ~ Orrin Hatch


Graduation Quotes , There are no shortcuts to any

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. ~ Beverly Sills


Graduation Quotes , The truth is, I was afraid the day I walked into Stanford

The truth is, I was afraid the day I walked into Stanford. And I was afraid the day I walked out. ~ Carly Fiorina


Graduation Quotes , The trouble with learning from experience

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate. ~ Doug Larson


Graduation Quotes , The things taught in schools and colleges are not an

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Graduation Quotes , The tassel’s worth the hassle!

The tassel’s worth the hassle! ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , The purpose of a liberal education is to make you

Graduation Quotes , The purpose of a liberal education

The purpose of a liberal education is to make you philosophical enough to accept the fact that you will never make much money. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , The man who will use his skill and constructive

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. ~ Henry Ford


Graduation Quotes , The man who graduates today and stops learning

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


Graduation Quotes , The future lies before you

The future lies before you
Like a field of driven snow,
Be careful how you tread it,
For every step will show. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , The fireworks begin today

The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse. ~ Edward Koch


Graduation Quotes , The advantage of a classical education is that it enables

Graduation Quotes , The advantage of a classical education

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving. ~ Russell Green


Graduation Quotes , Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments
Graduation Quotes

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these. ~ Susan B. Anthony


Graduation Quotes , Put your future in good hands

Put your future in good hands — your own. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , People will frighten you about a graduation
Graduation Quotes

People will frighten you about a graduation…. They use words you don’t hear often: “And we wish you Godspeed.” It is a warning, Godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices. ~ Bill Cosby


Graduation Quotes , Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities

Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates. ~ A. Lawrence Lowell


Graduation Quotes , My father always told me, Find a job you love and you’ll never

My father always told me, “Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” ~ Jim Fox


Graduation Quotes , Make the most of yourself, for that is all

Graduation Quotes , Make the most of yourself

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Graduation Quotes , Life is my college

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! ~ Louisa May Alcott


Graduation Quotes , Keep in mind that neither success nor failure

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. ~ Roger Babson


Graduation Quotes , Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma

Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars. ~ Richard Halliburton


Graduation Quotes , It takes most men five years to recover from a college education,

Graduation Quotes , It takes most men five years to recover from a college

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge. ~ Brooks AtkinsonOnce Around the Sun, 1951


Graduation Quotes , It takes courage to grow up and become

Graduation Quotes , It takes courage to grow up and become

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~ e.e. cummings


Graduation Quotes , It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning

Graduation Quotes , It is indeed ironic that we spend our school

It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days. ~ Isabel Waxman


Graduation Quotes , In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. ~ Harold Geneen


Graduation Quotes , If you feel that you have both feet planted

If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. ~ Robert GoheenTime, 23 June 1961


Graduation Quotes , If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will

If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. ~ Vince Lombardi


Graduation Quotes , If at first you don’t succeed, do it like

If at first you don’t succeed, do it like your mother told you. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. ~ Fred Allen


Graduation Quotes , I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles

I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something

Graduation Quotes , How many cares one loses when one decides

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. ~ Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel


Graduation Quotes , Hitch your wagon to a star

Graduation Quotes , Hitch your wagon to a star

Hitch your wagon to a star. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Graduation Quotes , Graduation is only a concept
Graduation Quotes

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


Graduation Quotes , Graduation day is tough for adults
Graduation Quotes

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


Graduation Quotes , Education is what survives when what has been

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. ~ B.F. Skinner


Graduation Quotes , Education is the best provision for old age

Education is the best provision for old age. ~ Aristotle


Graduation Quotes , Don’t waste time learning thetricks of the trade

Don’t waste time learning the “tricks of the trade.” Instead, learn the trade. ~ Attributed to both James Charlton and H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Graduation Quotes , Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


Graduation Quotes , Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated

Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. ~ David Lloyd George


Graduation Quotes , Do not follow where the path may lead

Graduation Quotes , Do not follow where the path may lead

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Graduation Quotes , Commencement speeches were invented largely

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


Graduation Quotes , At commencement you wear your square-shaped mortarboards

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


Graduation Quotes ,

All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder. ~ Author Unknown


Graduation Quotes , A wise man will make more opportunities

Graduation Quotes , A wise man will make more opportunities

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. ~ Francis BaconEssays, 1625


Graduation Quotes , A man who has never gone to school may steal from

Graduation Quotes , A man who has never gone to school may steal from

Graduation Quotes , A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car

Graduation Quotes , A man who has never gone to school may

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. ~ Theodore Roosevelt


Graduation Quotes , A graduation ceremony is an event where the
Graduation Quotes

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


Graduation Quotes , A business that makes nothing but money

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. ~ Henry Ford


Graduation Quotes , [I]t is clear the future holds great opportunities

[I]t is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o’clock. ~ Woody Allen“My Speech to the Graduates,” Side Effects, 1980

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