Graduation Day Quotes


Graduation Day Quotes
“The future lies before you like a field of driven snow, be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.”

-Author Unknown

“The Future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt

“I am going to succeed because I am crazy enough to think I can.”
“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

-Albert Einstein

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”

-Napoleon Hill

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”

-Henry David Thoreau

“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

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

-Orrin Hatch

“Education ought not to cease when we leave school; but if well begun there, will continue through life.”


“What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.”

- Joseph Addison

“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

“The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn; not knowledge, but power.”

- Charles W. Eliot

“Do not ask if a man has been through college; ask if a college has been through him; if he is a walking university.”

- Edwin Hubbell Chapin

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Education make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive, easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.”

- Lord Brougham

“Graduation is a time of completion, of finishing, of an ending however, it is also a time of celebration of achievement and a beginning for the new graduate.

-Catherine Pulsifer

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. “

- Henry David Thoreau

“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