Graduation Quotes SMS Collection

Dont live down to expectations go out

Don’t live down to expectations.  Go out there and do something remarkable.  ~Wendy WassersteinDDG

The man who graduates today and stops

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

You are educated your certification is in

You are educated.  Your certification is in your degree.  You may think of it as the ticket to the good life.  Let me ask

The one real object of education is

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.  ~Bishop Mandell Creighton

The future lies before you like a

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

Dont waste time learning the 34tricks of

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

If you arent fired with enthusiasm will

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

It takes most men five years to

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge. 

Just about a month from now im

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

You cannot help but learn more as

You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands.  Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece

Education is what survives when has been

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

The fireworks begin today each diploma is

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

When you leave here dont forget why

When you leave here, don’t forget why you came.  ~Adlai Stevenson, to college graduatesCD

It is clear the future holds great

[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

During my second year of nursing school

During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz.  I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: 

The trouble with learning from experience is

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

The things taught in schools and colleges

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

Dont judge each day by the harvest

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

An investment in knowledge always pays the

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.  ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin

Whenever it is possible a boy should

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

To be nobody but yourself in a

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight

It takes courage to grow up and

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

If opportunity doesnt knock build a door

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.  ~Milton Berle

Things turn out best for the people

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

Our deepest fear is not that we

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not

The truth is i was afraid the

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

Make the most of yourself for that

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

The advantage of a classical education is

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

If you feel that have both feet

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

In the business world everyone is paid

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

What lies behind us and what before

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  ~Henry Stanley Haskins, Meditations in Wall

Dont be afraid to take a big

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

Hitch your wagon to a star ralph

Hitch your wagon to a star.  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonCD

The purpose of a liberal education is

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

Sooner or later we all discover that

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings,

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

The best helping hand that you will

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

If you think education is expensive try

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

There is just one life for each

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

If at first you dont succeed do

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

Graduation is only a concept in real

Graduation is only a concept.  In real life every day you graduate.  Graduation is a process that goes on  until the last day of

Shoot for the moon even if you

Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.  ~Les Brown

A wise man will make more opportunities

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.  ~Francis Bacon, Essays, 1625LCD