Graduation Quotes

"Never let your dreams die, pursue them, achieve them, be all that you wish to be."

"I do not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future." Oprah Winfrey

"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

"Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?" Benjamin Franklin

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." Aristotle

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

"Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure." Confucius

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt

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

"If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm." Vince Lombardi

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable." Wendy Wasserstein

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." Mahummad Ali

"Be the change that you want to see in the world." Gandhi

"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

"The great value of formal education is that it is designed to foreshorten human experience. It endeavors with ease and economy to bring each succeeding generation up to date with respect to the past, and to make it at home in the world. In this sense, it prepares each generation for life." Virgil M. Hancher

"We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience." George Washington

"What your life amounts to is directly connected to what you think of yourself." Joyce Meyer, eat the cookie. . .buy the shoes

"You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it." Oprah Winfrey


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