Graduation Quotes

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman

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

Edward Koch

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

Hitch your wagon to a star.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Harold Geneen

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.

Newton D. Baker

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Look at education as a continuous life long journey.

Catherine Pulsifer

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way.

Dr. Seuss

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

John Updike

Education is the process by which the individual relates himself to the universe, give himself citizenship in the changing world, share's the race's mind and enfranchises his own soul.

John H. Finley

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.

Lillian Smith

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

Doug Larson

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.

Henry Ward Beecher

The symbol of the University is the iron statue outside the Rathskeller of a barefoot goosegirl that every student kisses at graduation. The University is a Mecca to which students come with something less than perfect faith. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known but to question it.

Jacob Bronowski

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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