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Inspirational Graduation Quotes

December 4th, 2012 - 3:30 PM

Congrats, Grad!
If you’re looking for that perfect graduation quote, look no further. Here are 25 inspirational graduation quotes sure to encourage graduates as they complete another chapter in their lives.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” –Steve Jobs

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” –Albert Einstein

“Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues.” –Unknown

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” –William Arthur Ward

“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

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

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” –Confucius

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” –Benjamin Franklin

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

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

“A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” –Theodore Roosevelt

“Always do more than is required of you.” –George S. Patton

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” –Beverly Sills

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” –Arnold H. Glasow

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” –Henry Ford

“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

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.” –Unknown

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” –Leonardo da Vinci

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –Milton Berle

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is easier to go down a mountain than up, but the view is always best from the top.” –Unknown

What other inspirational graduation quotes do you know?  Leave a comment below to add them to the list!