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.
Your families are extremely proud of you. You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I'd become an actor.
Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.
One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.
I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at 4:00 in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.
If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.
You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.