Graduation Quotes

H. G. Wells #Education #Graduation

Photo of H. G. Wells We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
James Stewart #Architecture #Graduation

Photo of James Stewart I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun.
Elbert Hubbard #God #Graduation

Photo of Elbert Hubbard God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross #Death #Graduation

I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.
Sloane Crosley #Birthday #Graduation

Photo of Sloane Crosley Since graduation, I have measured time in 4-by-5-inch pieces of paper, four days on the left and three on the right. Every social engagement, interview, reading, flight, doctor's appointment, birthday and dry-cleaning reminder has been handwritten between metal loops.
Clay Aiken #Education #Graduation

Photo of Clay Aiken I did get a degree in special education.
Christine Gregoire #Design #Graduation

Photo of Christine Gregoire 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.
Andrew Shue #Courage #Graduation

Photo of Andrew Shue Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that's it. You're going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that's deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.
John F. Kennedy #Best #Education #Graduation

Photo of John F. Kennedy It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
Hamilton Jordan #Good #Graduation #Great

Photo of Hamilton Jordan I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it's the good people who don't speak out.
Parker Stevenson #Architecture #Graduation

I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do.
Norman Cousins #Education #Graduation

It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
Patrick J. Kennedy #Age #Graduation

For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
Joe Baca #Family #Graduation

Photo of Joe Baca Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
Francis Ford Coppola #Famous #Graduation

Photo of Francis Ford Coppola When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'
Tom Brokaw #Change #Graduation

Photo of Tom Brokaw You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Renee Olstead #Graduation

Photo of Renee Olstead If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation.
Patina Miller #Graduation

Photo of Patina Miller All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since.
Lee Pace #Graduation

Photo of Lee Pace A month before graduation I got an off-Broadway job. Then I did some commercials, including one for MCI. You can only see half of me, but it paid well. Thank God for commercials.
Alexandra Guarnaschelli #Graduation

I woke up on May 15, 1991, the day of my Barnard graduation, and I said to myself, 'By the end of today you will decide what you want to do with the rest of your life.'
Peter Jurasik #Graduation

Photo of Peter Jurasik At the end of four years' time, at graduation, we were down to 12. At our reunion that we had several years ago, only 1 out of the 52 actually made it to ordination and priesthood. So there you go, there's your numbers.
Jerry Moran #Graduation

Photo of Jerry Moran One of the most difficult speeches to prepare is an address to a graduation class, which is why I don't often do them.
James D'arcy #Graduation

It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I'd become an actor.
Olivia Wilde #Graduation

Photo of Olivia Wilde I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
Julie Taymor #Graduation #Travel

Photo of Julie Taymor 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.