Graduation Sayings

Inspirational graduation sayings to share with your new graduate. A quote, a positive saying, a famous graduation quotation or saying can be written in a card and long be remembered. Famous sayings that will inspire and motivate. Many of these sayings have been around for awhile and have inspired people for years. Inspire your graduate with a quote or saying to recognize the special occasion of their achievement.

A milestone passed, new things begun, dreams as shining as the sun,
a goal achieved, a victory won! That's Graduation!
Graduation Saying

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

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

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

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

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

Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed.
Erma Bombeck

Patience, persistence and perspiration make
an unbeatable combination for success.
Napoleon Hill

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looking for more inspirational graduation sayings, and graduation mottos to inspire the new graduate, you may want to consider the words below:
It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it. Wally Amos

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, find more graduation quotes

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. Henry Ward Beecher

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Washington Irving

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius Saying

Hitch your wagon to a star. Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a fact that you project what you are. Norman Vincent Peale

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education,
but the means of education. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The tassel's worth the hassle! Author Unknown

Whatever you do, you should do it with feeling. Yogi Berra

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. Henry Ford

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. Mahummad Ali

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself. Thomas Jefferson

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

The true test in life does not occur when all is going well. The true test takes place when we are faced with challenges. Catherine Pulsifer

Your families are extremely proud of you. You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money. Gary Bolding

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these. Susan B. Anthony

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dream, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagines, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. Wayne Dyer

I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known. Author Unknown

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. A quote for the new graduate, from Albert Einstein

Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle. Kenneth Blanchard Saying

If you believe it, YOU can achieve it! Graduation Saying

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

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. Tom Brokaw

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

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

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

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. Louisa May Alcott

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

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. Charles Dickens

famous sayings, quotes, and phrases for the coming years for a new graduate:

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.Roger Babson

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. A saying by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. A Henry Ford saying

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Les Brown

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

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. A famous saying from Confucius

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. Richard Bach

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon

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

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. Arnold H. Glasow

Don't waste time learning the "tricks of the trade." Instead, learn the trade. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every life is a story, make your's a best seller. Graduation Saying

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. Brian Tracy

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A collection of sayings that are great for any new graduate, sayings such as:
- Have a backbone not a wishbone
- Failure is the path of least persistence
- Hard work is the yeast that riases the dough
- There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm
- Failing to prepare we prepare to fail

we hope you have found a useful graduation saying