Funny and Inspiring Gaduation Quotes

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Following are the funny graduation quotes and inspirational graduation sayings with images.

Inspirational and Funny Graduation Quotes

“Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make good art.” — Neil Gaiman

“Graduation can feel like the first day of the rest of your grad’s life. Let that day be confident, motivating one with these inspirational quotes.

“Remember that there’s no one way of doing things If you just get a hammer and hit it really hard, whatever it is, I guarantee you it’ll open.” — Fred Armisen

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.” — Joe Girard

“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” — Tom Bodett

“The most rewarding things in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.” — Arnold Palmer

“So how do you know what is the right path to choose to get the result that you desire? And the honest answer is this. You won’t.” — Jon Stewart

“Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

“Now I usually try not to give advice. Information, yes, advice, no. But, what has worked for me may not work for you. Well, take for instance what has worked for me. Wigs. Tight clothes. Push-up bras.” — Dolly Parton

“So, what’s it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don’t recommend it.” — Bill Watterson

“Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.” — Senator Orrin Hatch

“Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” — Kerry Washington

“The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” — Helen Keller

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

“This above all: To thine own self-be true.” — William Shakespeare

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“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

“The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to give it away.” — Joy J. Golliver

“You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.” — Benjamin Franklin

“If at first, you don’t succeed, try to hide your astonishment.” — Harry Banks

“Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.” — Oscar Wilde

“Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.” — Sarah Brown

“Follow your arrow, wherever it points.” — Kacey Musgraves

“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” — Henry Peter Brougham

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” — Charles Schulz

“The Holy Spirit said to me, ‘The only time you lose at something is when you don’t learn from that experience.” » Chuck Norris

“Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.” — Al Bernstein

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs

“You don’t go to university so you can punch a clock. You go to university so you can be in a position to make a difference.” — Janet Napolitano

“Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” — Thomas Dewar

“From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as already artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art.” — Toni Morrison

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar

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

“In the first place God made idiots; that was for practice; then he made school boards.” — Mark Twain

“Every person you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” — H Jackson Brown Jr.

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

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” — Vidal Sassoon

“It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.” — Isabel Waxman

“My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out.” — Ruth Westheimer

“What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.” — Joseph Addison

“Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.” — Nora Ephron

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” — John Dewey

“When I was your age, we didn’t have the Internet in our pants. We didn’t even have the Internet not in our pants. That’s how bad it was.

“There’s few things that get you over your own crap more than working hard.” — Adam Savage

“In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality.” — Kristian Kan

“I could have said something profound, but you would have forgotten it in 15 minutes – which is the afterlife of a graduation speech.” — Art Buchwald

“Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.” — T.S. Eliot

“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.

“My school was so tough the school newspaper had an obituary section.” — Norm Crosby

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” — Anatole France

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers

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“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

“High school graduation is exciting—it sparks hope for the future and invites graduates to dream big. Encourage them with these optimistic high school graduation messages.

“To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you too may one day be president of the United States.” — George W. Bush

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Education is a progressive discovery of your own ignorance.” — Will Durant

“We may live in an age of instant messaging, instant gratification and Instagram, but there is no way to short circuit the path to success.” — Tory Burch

“Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life.” — Frederick W. Robertson

“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.”

“Don’t be trapped by dogma—which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. 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.” — Steve Jobs

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

“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

“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

“When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” — Ellen DeGeneres

“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

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” — C.S. Lewis

“So long as your desire to explore is greater than your desire to not screw up, you’re on the right track.

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” — Mark Twain

“Go to it. Be bold. Be true. Be kind. Rotate your tires. Don’t drink so much. There aren’t going to be enough liver transplants to go around.

“Share your sparkle wherever you are.” — Dodinsky

“You have to dance a little bit before you step out into the world each day, because it changes the way you walk.” — Sandra Bullock

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” — Thomas Edison

“I just listened to that inner voice. By the way, it’s always a good move to listen to that inner voice if it doesn’t lead to a crime

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

“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

“The only thing you can do in this life is pursue your passions, celebrate your bloopers and never stop following your fear.” — Grace Helbig

“Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“The highest result of education is tolerance.” — Helen Keller

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.” — Ella Fitzgerald

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” — B.B. King

“Nobody likes to fail, but failure is an essential part of life and of learning. If your uniform isn’t dirty, you haven’t been in the game.” — Ben Bernanke

“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

“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh

“You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” — David Barry

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

“The unfortunate, yet truly exciting thing about your life, is that there is no core curriculum. The entire place is an elective.” — Jon Stewart

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” — T. H. Huxley

“Now that you’ve graduated, just remember: Bosses don’t usually accept notes from your mother.” — Melanie White

“Kid, you’ll move mountains.” — Dr. Seuss

“Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.” — Ellen DeGeneres

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” — Frank A. Clark

“If you think nobody care if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” — Edward Koch

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” — Albert Einstein

“There are no regrets in life. Just lessons.” — Jennifer Aniston

“You are graduating from college. That means that this is the first day of the last day of your life. No, that’s wrong. This is the last day of the first day of school. Nope, that’s worse. This is a day.” — Andy Samberg

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.

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

“Don’t be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self.” — Ed Helms

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” — Betty Reese

“Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!” —Louisa May Alcott

“Just rembember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets

“There may be days when you’ll say to yourself, ‘I can’t. I literally can’t even.’ But you can! You can even!” — Katie Couric

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” — Alfred Mercier

80 Inspirational Life Lesson Quotes

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” — Thomas Jefferson

“When you leave here, don’t forget why you came.” — Adlai E. Stevenson

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’” — Audrey Hepburn

“Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.

“College isn’t the place to go for ideas.” — Helen Keller

“I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.” — Jeff Foxworthy

“Do all the other things, the ambitious things—travel, get rich, get famous, innovate, lead, fall in love, make and lose fortunes but as you do, to the extent that you can, err in the direction of kindness.” — George Saunders

“It is absolutely still possible to make a difference.” — Michelle Obama

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” — George Bernard Shaw

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” — Arthur Ashe

“Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.” — Michael Josephson

“As you set off into the world, don’t be afraid to question your leaders. But don’t ask too many questions at one time or that are too hard because your leaders get tired and/or cranky.” — Will Ferrell

“So, I say to you, forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion. Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart and success will come to you.” — Oprah Winfrey

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

“I will encourage you not to just make a living, but to live to make something.” — Wesley Chan

“It doesn’t matter that your dream came true if you spent your whole life sleeping.”

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

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” — Malcolm S. Forbes

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” — JK Rowling

“I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” — Jim Carrey

“Be bold. Be true. Be kind. Rotate your tires. Don’t drink so much. There aren’t going to be enough liver transplants to go around.” — Richard Russo

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney Graduation wishes