The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.— Will Rogers
Unpopular Funny Graduation quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
I did graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1948.
Americans in particular are myopic. They're not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That's what I did. I went to Indonesia.
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.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
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.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
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.
I thought I should go to New York because it was the place to go to study.
I went and tried to get an application from the Juilliard School but they wouldn't even give me one because I didn't have my high school graduation.
Trust me, You can dance.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
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.
You might as well take a chance on doing what you love.
You're going to fall down, but the world doesn't care how many times you fall down, as long as it's one fewer than the numbers of times you get back up.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
My school was so tough the school newspaper had an obituary section.
Become goddesses of disobedience.
Nothing worth knowing can be taught.
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
The work itself is the reward, and if I choose challenging work, it'll pay me back with interest. At least I'll be interested, even if nobody else is.
The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education.
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
Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong
Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams.
So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality.
One half who graduate from college never read another book.
Money can't buy happiness. But it sure can rent it for awhile.
My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out.
I'm not retiring. I am graduating. Today is my graduation day. Retirement means that you'll just go ahead and live on your laurels and surf all day in Oceanside. It ain't going to happen.
Responsibility to yourself means that you don't fall for shallow and easy solutions-it means that you refuse to sell your talents and aspirations short.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
I never graduated from Iowa, but I was only there for two terms - Truman's and Eisenhower's.
Learn to trust yourself. That's very vital. ... Just stand with yourself. Remember, in his lifetime, Van Gogh sold only two paintings. I personally sold even fewer.
I can tell you how bad our boards are.
.. I don't have to watch Saturday Night Live anymore; I just go to the board meetings.
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.