Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Graduation Quotes for Inspiration

This is an exciting month for millions of new graduates. Here are some of our favorite graduation quotes, words that might inspire an entire graduation speech ... and fill an entire graduation card!  (And of course you can choose a background design and color and have any or all of these printed for framing at QuotePalettes.com!)  Enjoy our quote selection, and congratulations and best wishes to all graduates and their proud families!

Things may come to those who wait. But only the things left by those who hustle.  --Abraham Lincoln
God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow into them.   -- Anonymous
Never complain and never explain.    -- Benjamin Disraeli
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?    --Benjamin Franklin
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.   -- Buddha
It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.  --  Confucius
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.    --Elbert Hubbard
First say to yourself what you would be, then do what you have to do.   -- Epictetus
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.    --George Bernard Shaw
You can stand tall without standing on someone.  You can be a victor without having victims.   -- Harriet Woods
Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness runs after you.   -- James Freeman Clarke
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.    --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Chance favors the prepared mind.  --  Louis Pasteur
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.    --May Smith
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.    --Robert Brault
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.    --Rumi
Your diamonds are not in far distant mountains or in yonder seas; they are in your own backyard, if you but dig for them.  --  Russell H. Conwell


  1. Such a wonderful post! I've been looking for some inspiring graduation quotes that I can share with my friends who are about to graduate. Thanks for sharing this.