Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.— Orrin Hatch
Successful Funny Commencement quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
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.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
You cannot help but learn more as take the world into your hands.
Take it up reverently, for it is and old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.
Interviewing is tough, especially if you don't know what you're looking for.
Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
You might as well take a chance on doing what you love.
Nothing worth knowing can be taught.
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
Trust me, You can dance.
Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams.
So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality.
Openness isn't the end. It's the beginning.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
I’ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.
So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
In 1986, our commencement speaker was George Schultz, secretary of state, fourth in line to the president. You get me-basic cable's second most popular fake newsman. At this rate, the class of 2021 will be addressed by a zoo parrot in a mortar-board that has been trained to say "congratulations.
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."
It is a warning, Godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Harry taught me that death isn't the end, it's the beginning.
People will frighten you about a graduation....They use words you don't hear often.
Live all of your life. Understand it, see it, appreciate it. And have fun.
Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong
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.
The truth is, I was afraid the day I walked into Stanford. And I was afraid the day I walked out.
When a couple of young people strongly devoted to each other commence to eat onions, it is safe to pronounce them engaged.