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Graduation Quotes: Good Graduation Sayings

Graduation Quotes: Good Graduation Sayings

Good graduation sayings and memorable graduation quotes to inspire graduates as they step into a new world, to carve a niche for themselves there.
Buzzle Staff
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2018
Graduation is the time to be happy, to look forward to fresh opportunities. To let the past melt away into the horizon and await the new things life has in store. It is a time of celebration for the whole family, friends and neighbors. For the graduate, it is the beginning of many things to come, the stage where the foundation for the whole life is laid.

Graduation Quotes and Sayings

Graduation marks the beginning of a totally new phase of a person's life. Here are some graduation sayings and quotes to take inspiration from:
  • "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
  • "The tassel's worth the hassle!" - Anonymous
  • "When you leave here, don't forget why you came." - Adlai Stevenson
  • "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." - Aristotle
  • "Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues." - Anonymous
  • "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." - Anonymous
  • "Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final." - Roger Babson
  • "The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." - Nelson Henderson
  • "Graduation is not the end - rather it is the beginning." - Orrin Hatch
  • "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
  • "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss
  • "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." - Henry Ford
  • "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
  • "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." - Les Brown
  • "Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority." - William Arthur Ward
  • "Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire." - Arnold H. Glasow
  • "What we are, is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God." - Eleanor Powell
So, these were some inspiring quotes. You can write these on the graduation presents or use as part of decorations for the graduation party. I would leave you with an apt saying by Albert Einstein that sums up the spirit of graduation:

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