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
Mind-blowing High School Graduation quotations
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
Go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
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.
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.
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.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
I wanted to be a marine biologist my whole life until I graduated high school.
So basically, I graduated high school a semester early.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous!
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.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself.
I don't believe in colleges and universities.
I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.
Nothing worth knowing can be taught.
The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education.
You'll never know what you're capable of if you don't try.
Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out.
Right after I graduated high school, I joined a sushi restaurant to learn how to make Japanese food. And then spent seven years. Then that time - that's enough. Then sushi restaurant - butchering fish and they make your body smell like fishy.
Students are suffering under incredibly high tuitions and high student loan interest rates. They graduate from school, and they're having a very difficult time finding a job. They don't feel as though there are honest leaders who are listening to them, and who will be a part of the solution.
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.
When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential.
Both of my parents graduated from high school, both attended college, both have government jobs now. They've always been very adamant about me finishing high school and finishing college.
In 2005, a man diagnosed with multiple myeloma asked me if he would be alive to watch his daughter graduate from high school in a few months. In 2009, bound to a wheelchair, he watched his daughter graduate from college. The wheelchair had nothing to do with his cancer. The man had fallen down while coaching his youngest son's baseball team.
Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today's kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years.
Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.