56 Best Quotes about Graduation

Graduation Quote of the Day

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. - H. Jackson Brown‚ Jr.

Graduation day is a very special event in the life of a student. It is that point in life when a student advances to the next stage in life. It is on this day that students don their suits and ties and advance towards a career path. It is the completion of one chapter and the beginning of another.

It is for this special occasion that graduation quotes are sought out. Be it parents, students or teachers, all of them are required to say a word or two on this special day. Graduation quotes give words to such expressions.

Quotes on graduation offer precision to what you want to say or share on this day. Whether it is to cheer the person or to congratulate, graduation quote is the best way to get your message across.

Graduation day is a very important occasion to the parents of a graduating student as well. It is a bag of mixed feelings for the parent, and graduation quotes help them balance these feelings and get ready for the big day.

Similar is the case with the student. By reading the right graduation quotes, one can understand the responsibilities that lie ahead and try to balance emotions while enjoying the joyous day.

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows - Sydney J. Harris

Back to School Quotes, Education Quotes, Purpose Quotes

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going - Beverly Sills

Worth Quotes

My father always told me, Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life - Jim Fox

Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Work Quotes


The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet - Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

Education 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

Success Quotes, Individuality Quotes, Ceremony Quotes

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Off to College Quotes, Knowledge Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Expectations Quotes

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. - Milton Berle, Comedian

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Opportunity Quotes

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else - Judy Garland

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. - e. e. cummings, Poet

Courage Quotes

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

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

When you leave here, don't forget why you came - Adlai Stevenson

I'll co-host 'TODAY' from Los Angeles Saturday morning and then make my way up to Merced for that evening's graduation ceremony. I'm still touching up my remarks, but my challenge to the Class of 2010 will be to break through the deafening and too often negative echo chamber of the digital era and become critical and independent thinkers. - Lester Holt

Challenge Quotes, Ceremony Quotes

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

Experience Quotes, Learning Quotes, Trouble Quotes

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. - H. Jackson Brown‚ Jr.

Thought Quotes

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves - Edmund Hillary

Hang in There Quotes

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius, Philosopher

Yearbook Quotes, Heart Quotes

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God - Eleanor Powell

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance! - Andy McIntyre

Education Quotes, Ignorance Quotes

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. - W. H. Auden, Poet

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine - Anthony J. D’Angelo

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm - Vince Lombardi, Coach

Enthusiasm Quotes

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal - Henry Ford

Success Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Goal Quotes

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire - Arnold H. Glasow

Success Quotes

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Francis Bacon, Philosopher

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out - Art Linkletter

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars - Les Brown, Businessman

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit - Nelson Henderson

Life Quotes

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

Learning Quotes

The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm - Fred Dehner

Off to College Quotes

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

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone - Gabrielle Coco Chanel

There is a good reason they call these ceremonies commencement exercises. Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning. - Orrin Hatch

Beginning Quotes, Exercise Quotes

Education is the best provision for old age - Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

Education Quotes, Vision Quotes

If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you - Author Unknown

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes

Right after graduation, I married Samuel Fisher Babbitt, an academic administrator. I spent the next ten years in Connecticut, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., raising our children, Christopher, Tom, and Lucy. - Natalie Babbitt, Writer

Children Quotes

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude - Ralph Marston

Attitude Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Skill Quotes, Excellence Quotes

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder - Ralph W. Sockman

Knowledge Quotes, Wonder Quotes

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final - Roger Babson, Educator

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Mind Quotes

Put your future in good hands - your own - Author Unknown

Future Quotes

Put your future in good hands - your own. - Author Unknown - Author Unknown

Future Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes

If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you - Robert Goheen

Off to College Quotes

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant - Robert Louis Stevenson

The tassel's worth the hassle! - Author Unknown

Worth Quotes

We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails - Author Unknown

I was on the yearbook staff, so I would take out film cameras and Nikons and take photos around school and at sporting events and things like that. We had a darkroom as well. I just loved it. I also saved up for a video camera to video my friends and cut and paste the videos together and I gave them to all of my friends for graduation. - Dianna Agron, Actress

Yearbook Quotes, Love Quotes

4 Top quotes about Graduation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Hang in There Quotes

Hitch your wagon to a star - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Off to College Quotes

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Off to College Quotes

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

Education Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Graduation by Albert Einstein

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Success Quotes, Off to College Quotes

The important thing is not to stop questioning - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Off to College Quotes, Important Quotes

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Off to College Quotes, Important Quotes, Curiosity Quotes

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Off to College Quotes, Important Quotes, Hope Quotes