Popular Quotes of Graduation

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Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.Robert Anthony
We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.Carol Burnett
God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.Elbert Hubbard
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
I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.Fred Allen
The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.James Madison
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
I did get a degree in special education.Clay Aiken
The doer alone learneth.Friedrich Nietzsche
It is virtually impossible to compete in today’s global economy without a college degree.Bobby Scott
God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.Bernie Siegel
All real education is the architecture of the soul.William Bennett
Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be… well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I’ve known for years are all in the industry together.Jon Secada
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
My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.Jillian Bach
I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I’d done theatricals in college, but I’d done them because it was fun.James Stewart
Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.Andrew Shue
At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.Rita Levi-Montalcini
The idea of winning a doctor’s degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.Elizabeth Blackwell
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.Marian Wright Edelman
Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.Alexis Herman
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
In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: ‘We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.’Jimmy Carter
I don’t look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates, necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.John Keegan
I graduated a the top of my class in the ’84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal.Scott Hamilton
This man used to go to school with his dog. Then they were separated. His dog graduated!Henny Youngman
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it’s in Hamburger Technology.Clive James
At the School of Visual Arts in New York, you can get your degree in Net art, which is really a fantastic way of thinking of theater in new ways.Laurie Anderson
Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.T. S. Eliot
The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.Robert M. Hutchins
I think young writers should get other degrees first, social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees. What you learn is research skills, a necessity because a lot of writing is about trying to find information.Irvine Welsh
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.Miguel de Cervantes
The knowledge of languages was very useful. I have a university degree in foreign languages and literature.Emma Bonino
I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs.Jim Clyburn
I didn’t get my degree at NYU; I got it later, they gave me an honourary one.Jim Jarmusch
I dropped out of school for a semester, transferred to another college, switched to an art major, graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer.James Green Somerville
When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.Ray Bradbury
So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.Ted Nelson
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.John F. Kennedy
North Dakota State. What do you have to do there to graduate? Milk a cow with your left hand?Bobby Heenan
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.George Weinberg
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.Erma Bombeck
College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.Ruby Wax
I was the first boy in the Kennedy family to graduate from college.Mark Kennedy
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.Plato
My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.Jim Evans
It’s very interesting, if you look at a study that was done by the Brookings Institute back in 2009, they determined that if Americans do three things, they can avoid poverty. Three things. Work, graduate from high school, and get married before you have children.Rick Santorum
I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science.Sara Paretsky
For many, graduation marks the end of formal student life – the end of long spring breaks and of thinking that a 10 A.M. class is far too early.Alexa Von Tobel
One half who graduate from college never read another book.G. M. Trevelyan
Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class.Al McGuire
Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do.Daniel Greenberg
In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.Ted Nelson
When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.Angela Bassett
Even though I didn’t get a business degree, I enjoyed learning about economics.Herb Ritts
In 1858 I received the degree of D. S. from the Lawrence Scientific School, and thereafter remained on the rolls of the university as a resident graduate.Simon Newcomb
College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life.Paul Ryan
In the summer we graduated we flipped out completely, drinking beer, cruising in our cars and beating up each other. It was a crazy summer. That’s when I started to be interested in girls.Ed O’Neill
Each year India and China produce four million graduates compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.Gordon Brown
Earlier today, Arnold Schwarzenegger criticized the California school system, calling it disastrous. Arnold says California’s schools are so bad that its graduates are willing to vote for me.Conan O’Brien

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