High School Graduation Quotes: Inspire You To Reach Your goals

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Thuday, 23/06/2016 02:06

It’s graduation season, which means that students and pupils everywhere are getting a heavy dose of advice for finding their passions. Whether a student is finishing up middle, elementary, or high school, graduation is an important milestone in their learning journey.

We hope this list of High School Graduation Quotes will come in handy when you’re struggling to think of just the right words to speak or jot down.

High School Graduation Quotes

High School Graduation Quotes

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

–Nelson Mandela


2. “There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction." 

-Oprah Winfrey, Harvard Commencement 2013


3. “We can do not great things, only small things with great love.” 

–Mother Teresa


4. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” 

–Winston Churchill


5. “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” 

–Christopher Reeve


6. “The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape." 

-Bono, University of Pennsylvania Commencement 2004


7. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old; they grow old because they stop pursing dreams.” 

–Gabriel Garcia Marquez


8. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” 

–Yoko Ono


9. "Death is very likely the single best invention of life. It's life's change agent; it clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now, the new is you. But someday, not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it's quite true. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."  

-Steve Jobs, Stanford University Commencement 2005


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

-Oscar Wilde


11. “If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” 

–Steve Jobs


12. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” 

-Henry David Thoreau


13. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” 

-Mark Twain


14. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 

-Maya Angelou


15. “People will frighten you about a graduation…. They use words you don’t hear often: And we wish you Godspeed.” It is a warning, Godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.” 

-Bill Cosby


16. “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


17. “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” 

-Albert Einstein


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



19. “There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.” 

-John Adams


20. “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


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

-Albert Einstein


22. “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


23. “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


24. “It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o’clock.” 

-Woody Allen


25. “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


26. “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


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

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


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