Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.— Steve Jobs
Breathtaking Inspirational Graduation quotations
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them.
You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
You will be wounded many times in your life.
You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
I did graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1948.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
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.
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it.
Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.
Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
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.
Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve.
The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.
No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.
Interviewing is tough, especially if you don't know what you're looking for.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.