Graduation Quotes

Here are some graduation quotes and sayings that you could use if you ever get to advice some graduating people. They are at a point when they are highly motivated and as the saying goes ” Strike while the iron is hot”, you should give proper advice. These graduation sayings might just come in handy during those times.

But remember this graduation saying before giving any speech 🙂
“Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” ~Garry Trudeau

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ E. E. Cummings

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“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 is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
~Nelson Mandela on education, a great advice for graduates.

“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

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

Here is a famous graduation saying, “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.”
~A nice graduation saying from Ralph Waldo Emerson

” Put your future in good hands – your own. ”
~ An inspirational graduation quote by an Author Unknown

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.”
~Oscar Wilde

“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

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”
~W.H. Auden

“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

To add some humour to your graduation advice:
“I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.”
~Fred Allen

5 thoughts on “Graduation Quotes

  1. Rohit on

    Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils … – Louis Hector Berlioz

    Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.

    The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on. – Robert Bloch

  2. graduation on

    To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.( Anatole France )

  3. Breaking Up With Your Girlfriend on

    Thanks again for helping with the relationship advice, it was truly a big help

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