Thursday, May 27, 2010

Graduation Quotes and Books

It's that time of year when graduates of every age are celebrating their recent accomplishments and preparing for their next endeavors. So whether you are attending a ceremony for preschool or medical school graduates, you may want to send a poignant message to that special person who is ready for a new challenge.

Here are some of the best graduation quotes we could find that will touch and inspire your graduate. Think about sending your special message along with a fabulous graduation book from The Lollipop Book Club!

"Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"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

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." -Winston Churchill

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

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

"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

"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
"Hitch your wagon to a star." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." -Confucius

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

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

"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

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

"How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone." - Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." -Henry Ford

"To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks." -A.A. Milne

1 comment:

  1. Such a wonderful post! I've been looking for some inspiring graduation quotes that I can share with my friends who are about to graduate. Thanks for sharing this.