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Reach out for the Stars With These Graduation Sayings


It is graduation time. After the excitement and celebration dies down, you might feel an inexplicable void. A moment of trepidation gives you the shivers. What awaits you in the journey of life? Have you decided on a career plan? Choose your options carefully as your choices will etch the path to your future. Before you set sail into uncharted waters, let the words of George Bernard Shaw, Henry David Thoreau, and Helen Keller inspire you.

Theodore Roosevelt
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Benjamin Franklin
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hitch your wagon to a star.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Robert Orben
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.

Walt Disney
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

Oscar Wilde
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

Henry David Thoreau
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Francis Bacon
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

B. F. Skinner
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.

Henry David Thoreau
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.

Helen Keller
One can never consent to creep when one feels the compulsion to soar.

Arnold H. Glasow
Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

Jawaharlal Nehru
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.

Nelson Mandela
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

George Bernard Shaw
Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.

Eleanor Roosevelt
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

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