Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.— Orrin Hatch
Astonishing Graduation Ceremony quotations
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
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.
There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.
Openness isn't the end. It's the beginning.
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates.
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying says that death is the graduation ceremony, while living is just a long course in learning and preparing for the next journey. If we acknowledge death as the beginning, then how can we fear it?
Death is very likely the single best invention of life.
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.
These are days you'll remember. If you recall nothing else from your graduation ceremony, remember you heard the New Jersey Governor quote from 10,000 Maniacs.
Like a christening, a wedding, a graduation ceremony, a holy war, a revolutioneven?a fireworksdisplay, agaudy promise of what life ought to be, not life itself.
The truth is, I was afraid the day I walked into Stanford. And I was afraid the day I walked out.
Аs I've mentioned many times, sitting through graduation ceremonies is one of life's drearier milestones.
I'll co-host TODAY from Los Angeles Saturday morning and then make my way up to Merced for that evening's graduation ceremony. I'm still touching up my remarks, but my challenge to the Class of 2010 will be to break through the deafening and too often negative echo chamber of the digital era and become critical and independent thinkers.