Graduation Quotes

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own.And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go.

Dr. Seuss

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

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 Purvis

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.

Jawaharlal Nehru

The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.

Maya Angelou

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Aristotle

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

Richard Halliburton

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

Orrin Hatch

All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder.

Unknown

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

Orrin Hatch

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate

Doug Larson

Universities are full of Knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in, the seniors take none away, and the knowledge there accumulates

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

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

Bishop Creighton

School's out, Memories past, Don't ever doubt, Our friendship will last.

Unknown

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

When you leave here, don't forget why you came.

Adlai Stevenson

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.

Plato

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

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

Doug Larson

The wit of a graduate student is like champagne. Canadian champagne.

Robertson Davies

One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.

Unknown

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.

William Haley

The modern school without systematic lectures turns out many graduates who lack retention. No sooner has the sound of the word left their teacher's lips, the subject has been forgotten. . .

Arthur Schomburg

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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