Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.— Dr. Seuss
Astonishing Graduate School quotations
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
The most important day of a person's education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.
Go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
Even the best of Christians are troubled by the question, "Why does an almighty God send, or at least allow, suffering?" When you are nagged by thoughts like this, say to yourself, "I am still in elementary school. When I graduate from the university of Christian life, I will understand His ways better and doubts will cease.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.
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 went to graduate school at Harvard for one year I worked in the state legislature in Sacramento for one year. I taught school in Compton for two years.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
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.
Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve.
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
In fact, if they didn't let me commute, I would not have taken the role because I wanted to graduate high school with my classmates. I remember my agent's jaw dropping when I told him if I couldn't commute I didn't want the role.
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.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school.
Medical school education and post graduate education emphasize thoroughness.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
What I am going to tell you about is what we teach our physics students in the third or fourth year of graduate school... It is my task to convince you not to turn away because you don't understand it. You see my physics students don't understand it... That is because I don't understand it. Nobody does.
I wanted to be a marine biologist my whole life until I graduated high school.
I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue.
I was really desperate. I don't know if you can remember back that far, but when I went to graduate school they didn't want females in graduate school. They were very open about it. They didn't mince their words. But then I got in and I got my degree.
I could be happy doing something like architecture.
It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do.
It was the beginning of film for television.
So we had all of these great opportunities. Northwestern was probably the only major film school of its kind at the time that was graduating anybody important.
I went back to graduate school with the clear intention that what I wanted to do with my life was to improve societies, and the way to do that was to find out what made economies work the way they did or fail to work.
So basically, I graduated high school a semester early.
I attended schools in Seattle through the University of Washington, from which I was graduated in 1931. I spent the next year at Northwestern University.
If you want to be an anthropologist, you need to study physical anthropology specialized in bones. If you want to be a forensic chemist, get a degree in chemistry. Do you want to do DNA work? Get a degree in microbiology. And do well. Study hard and go to graduate school.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous!
When I was three years old, I went to an orphanage, but because of the beatings, I ran away when I was five and lived alone by selling gum on the streets. For ten years, I lived like a fly. I was eventually able to graduate elementary and middle school through qualification examinations and the first thing that I ever liked was music.
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.