88+ Best Quotes About Graduating High School And Moving On

Quotes About Graduating High School And Moving On

  • There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.Mahatma Gandhi
  • Life is not about how you survive the storm, it’s about how you dance in the rain.Unknown
  • Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.Arthur Ashe
  • It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.J.K. Rowling
  • There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.Mark Twain
  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.Henry David Thoreau
  • Kid, you’ll move mountains.Dr. Seuss –
  • The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.Marcus Aurelius
  • A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?Albert Einstein
  • 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.Tom Brokaw
  • All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.Abraham Lincoln
  • You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.Benjamin Franklin
  • Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.Will Rogers
  • Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.Arnold Schwarzenegger
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  • Life is an improvisation. You have no idea what’s going to happen next and you are mostly just making things up as you go along.Steven Colbert
  • Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”Hunter S. Thompson
  • Better an “oops” than a “what if.”Unknown
  • The grass is always greener where you water it.Unknown
  • 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.Theodore Roosevelt
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  • If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.Thomas Jefferson
  • People who give the best are those who give of themselves – your time, talents, words, knowledge.Omoakhuana Anthonia
  • Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.Marcus Aurelius
  • There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.William Barclay
  • The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.James Oppenheim
  • To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funnybone.Reba McEntire
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  • Here is a little habit that can make a big difference. Send sunbeams. Intentionally send a word of encouragement or appreciation every day to one person.Steve Goodier
  • Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.Mandy Hale

Words Of Wisdom For High School Graduates

  • Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.Eskimo Saying
  • My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.Maya Angelou
  • Life is either a great adventure or nothing.Helen Keller
  • Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first.Anna Quindlen
  • And the corollary to carpe diem is gratitude, gratitude for simply being alive, for having a day to seize. The taking of breath, the beating of the heart. Gratitude for the natural world around us — the massing clouds, the white ibis by the shore. In Barcelona, a poetry competition is held every year. There are three prizes: The third prize is a rose made of silver, the second prize is a golden rose, and the first prize: a rose. A real rose. The flower itself. Think of that the next time the term “priorities” comes up.Billy Collins
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course… We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous by the glory of God. Instead, the stars come out every night, and we watch television.Paul Hawken
  • It’s harder to build than destroy. To build is to engage and change. In jazz, we call progressing harmonies changes. Changes are like obstacles on a speed course. They demand your attention and require you to be present. They are coming…they are here — and then they are gone. It’s how life comes. Each moment is a procession from the future into the past and the sweet spot is always the present. Live in that sweet spot. Be present.Wynton Marsalis – Internationally acclaimed Musician and Composer
  • My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out. There are going to be times in your life when you’re going to have to stick your neck out. There will be challenges and instead of hiding in a shell, you have to go out and meet them.Dr. Ruth Westheimer
  • You’re going to be doing things and you are going to be scared. It’s natural. Everybody is. And when that happens, and it’s going to happen more than once, do me a favor: go back to the days of your childhood, go in the 100 Acre Wood, take a deep breath and just say, “I’m stronger than I seem, I’m braver than I believe, and I’m smarter than I think.” And then go do it, that’s what it is.James Carville
  • And now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.Neil Gaiman
  • “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” Maya Angelou
  • “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” Steve Jobs
  • “To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France
  • “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” Christopher Reeve
  • “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” J.K. Rowling
  • “Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • “What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.” Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
  • “The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.” Neil Gaiman
  • “If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.” Melinda Gates
  • “You cannot authentically live anyone’s life but your own. That is the deal life offers us.” Gabrielle Giffords
  • “This is your time and it feels normal to you, but really, there is no normal. There’s only change and resistance to it and then more change.” Meryl Streep
  • “Success is relative. It is what we make of the mess we have made of things.” T.S. Eliot
  • “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.” attributed to Mark Twain
  • “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe
  • “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney
  • “Life loves the liver of it.” Maya Angelou
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.” John Wooden
  • “Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.” Nora Ephron
  • “I think I’m quite ready for another adventure!” Bilbo Baggins
  • “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” Truman Capote
  • “Share your sparkle wherever you are.” Dodinsky
  • “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” Rob Siltanen
  • “In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality.” Kristian Kan
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” Robert Collier
  • “There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” Roger Staubach
  • “Go forth and set the world on fire.” Ignatius of Loyola
  • “You have the power. You are your own professor now. Which I know is a little creepy because that means you’re showering with your professor. But you have tenure. They can’t fire you.” Stephen Colbert

Wise Quotes For A High School Graduate

  • “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers
  • “If you’re still playing beer pong five years from now, you may be on the wrong track.” Eric Idle
  • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss
  • “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.” Garry Trudeau
  • “Life has no remote… get up and change it yourself!” Mark A. Cooper
  • “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.” Robert Orben
  • “Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then by all means follow that path.” Ellen DeGeneres
  • “To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States.” George W. Bush
  • “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” attributed to Mark Twain
  • “Don’t just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.” Barack Obama
  • “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” Amy Schumer
  • “She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans.” Kobi Yamada
  • “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” Albert Einstein
  • “A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors.” Buddha
  • “Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.” Epictetus
  • “May you live long enough to see your hair grayed, your grandchildren grown, and your student loans paid off!”
  • “Here’s to the parents who adored us The teachers who bored us The assignments that wore on us And the friendships that restored us!”
  • “Here’s to the graduate. She’s leaving classes, but staying classy.”
  • “Here’s a toast to the graduate, because toast is about all he can afford to eat with the cost of tuition these days.”
  • Celebrate your success on your graduation from high school! Wishing you to achieve your goals and have a great career.
  • Congratulations on your grand high school graduation success. I wish you all the luck and hope you to maintain the high success all throughout your educational career for better opportunities of job in life.
  • We are so very proud of your accomplishments. We wish you every happiness and success always. With all our love!
  • Dear, with your grand high school graduation success, I send you love and best wishes for your brighter future. I wish heartiest congratulations on your grand success.
  • My dear son, I can never express my happiness through words that you have made me today. I wish you nothing but the best. You have made us proud. Congratulations son!
  • You have worked hard, and that’s why you have succeeded. This day will inspire you in the next step of your life. We are so proud of you, daughter. Best wishes and blessings to you.
  • My dear friend, I am so happy for your graduation. You have achieved your goal and fulfill your dream. But remember, this is just the beginning. Lots of love and best wishes.
  • I feel so happy for you on your graduation and hope for the best for your career. Enjoy your success.
  • Finally, your dream came true, and you have achieved your goal. Never stop dreaming and never lose this spirit. 
  • Congratulations on your graduation! Completing your high school education is certainly an achievement that you should be proud of. More great journeys on your college life.
  • We are so proud of you. Never stop this hard work and patience for your study. May you achieve more in the future. 
  • Finally you are finished with high school. All your hard work has paid off. You’re graduating now. When your ceremony is through, let’s celebrate and hit the town!
  • School may be over but life’s lessons are yet to be learned. Keep an open heart and mind. Happy Graduation Best of luck for the future.
  • I hope you bring more success. Today is just a reflection of your hard work. Keep this up!
  • Make the most out of the knowledge you learned from school. As you graduate, keep working hard. Thrive to success. You’ll soon reap the fruits of your efforts and hard work. Happy graduation!
  • You have not only graduated from high school. You have graduated into adulthood. Wishing you the best things in your future to come. Congratulations graduate.
  • Blessings and best wishes to you for your big achievement. I hope this success will continue.
  • Congratulations on scripting the first chapter of your success story. Keep writing bigger, brighter things.
  • We are proud of you and your accomplishments. We’re confident that you will continue with even more successes. Good luck in your next adventures. Congratulations graduate!
  • Waking up early to go to school, resting your head in the bed so late after you finish your assignments, stressed by projects and reports, I witness them all. And now that you are graduating, I feel so proud. Enjoy the fruit of your hard work. Congrats!
  • Graduation is a big achievement. Congratulations to you, and remember that you still have a long way to go.
  • It is because of your hard work and patience that you can achieve this big success. Congratulations!
  • A school is over! Congratulations you are an official graduate! For every ending – there is a new beginning, for every memory – there is a dream ahead. I wish you the best of luck in your college years.

High School Graduation Quotes

  • High school is tough but life does not end there. You have to move on to what the world will give you as your next challenge.
  • Time flies so fast! I just can’t believe you have grown up and today, you are about to graduate from high school. Wow! Enjoy life my friend and I will always pray for your success in your college life. Congratulations dear!
  • Your first day of school, your first best friend, your first crush, your first relationship, the first time you bunked class, studying one day before your exam, midnight snacks, and midnight calls; the past few years will be the best ones you’ve had in your entire life. All the best for your future! Happy Graduation.
  • Your serious efforts have paid off and you deserve every bit of it. Today begins a whole new chapter in your life. I guess the high school diploma will help you to make your dreams come true.
  • You’ve taken on the most incredible, amazing journey of becoming a high school graduate. Continue to climb and aspire to excellence. With love and pride, we send you sincere congratulations!
  • Your future is an unwritten symphony just awaiting your creative, daring and unique talent to make it a masterpiece.
  • Here’s to your impressive student career. Now that you’re graduating, you’re at the beginning of a brand new journey. So here’s to your success and to your brand new life. Congratulations graduate.
  • The high school days you leave behind you never will forget, but may the days that lie ahead be even better yet! Best wishes for your success!
  • Get a grip on to that diploma with a high chin on your posture. Have a grin that ever shows one’s eagerness as you have conquered the stage of being a high school student.
  • Sending you a day full of sunshine, a heaven filled with rainbows, and a pocket full of dreams. May the future ahead of you be as wonderful as you are.
  • You studied hard in high school to get into a good college. You toiled through your semesters to come out as a fine young graduate, ready to take on the world. Let your life so far be an example, that hard work always pays. Congratulations.
  • We send loads of heartiest congratulations on your grand high school graduation success and also send best wishes for a better future as you soon will enter college life for further education.
  • Today is the day that you stand up high and proud in front of the audience to show them how fierce you were in rising above the challenges of high school.
  • We remember your first day in high school. Take a moment to look back on your achievements. Realize all that you’ve accomplished and the footprints that you’ve laid. Each step has been a building block for your life. Congratulations on your graduation. We couldn’t be prouder.
  • The evidence of your performance in high school will be shown through your passion towards college and in life later on.
  • Good results are always an outcome of hard work. Your hard work gave you amazing results. Congrats because you are now a graduate. So, be a little wise! Stay blessed in life!
  • I knew you could achieve your goal. I have enjoyed every success of yours, but today is different from the rest. Your success means my success, and you made me proud, son. 
  • My little son graduated today. You are no longer a little kid. You have grown up, and you are making us proud. I pray for even greater success in the future.
  • I can’t believe you’re so grown up. You have grown and learned so much. You have come a long way. Here’s to your amazing achievement. Let’s celebrate. Congratulations, dear son!
  • We made sure that you went into a good school because we believed in you. But you graduated because you believed in yourself. Congratulations on your graduation my son!
  • Congratulations, dear. It seems I took you to school that day. My little angel graduated today. I cannot express how happy I am today. All the best for the days to come. 
  • We are very proud of your big success. You have always said that you can. This confidence helped you to achieve your goal. Never stop believing in yourself. Congrats, daughter!
  • Go forth in life to achieve your dreams, but don’t forget the reasons and the people who make the journey worth the trouble. Congratulations dear.
  • Chase your dreams, burst out at the seams. Never stop trying, never stop learning. Live life to the fullest, give it nothing but your best. Congratulations my daughter!
  • Finally, you have reached your goal. Congratulations! Your hard work is the main reason for this big achievement. We are proud of your brilliant success. Best of luck for your future friend.
  • Congratulations on your high school graduation. This is not the end. There is a long way to go, and I am sure you will succeed in every phase of your life. Best wishes to you.
  • Nothing in life can take away the lessons you have learned while walking along the road to success. Congratulations on graduating dear best friend.
  • My warm and thoughtful words cannot compare to the hardship you have overcome over the years of being a high school student. Congratulations and Happy Graduation!
  • Officially you are graduated now. I am so happy and proud of you. Graduating is not an easy task, but you have done it so effectively. Keep working hard, and you can achieve a lot in the future.
  • Let this graduation fuel your passion for greater things. You have grown up, and you should set clear goals. Believe that you can achieve these goals just like your high school graduation.
  • Congratulations on your brilliant success. It’s only the beginning of the many achievements you are going to make. You still have a lot to achieve, and I know you are capable of doing this.
  • Your high school is over! But remember, this is not the end. This is the start of a new chapter. I hope your dreams come true. Best of luck for the future.
  • Education is a remarkable tool – It enables you to do wonderful things that can catapult you to great success. Congratulations on your graduation and all the best for the future.
  • Knowledge and education can’t be stolen from you. But the wisdom from the Lord will help you decide which paths to walk through after you earned your diploma. Keep walking by faith for God has great plans for you. Congratulations!
  • The high school life is tough but you can appreciate everything ones you graduate because you can already apply the good learning that you have acquired during your high school times.
  • Nothing can prepare you for the real world, not even college – just like how nothing could prepare you for college, not even school. Congratulations.
  • You have walked a long way toward this goal but you have successfully managed. Best wishes to you on your graduation from high school! An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
  • Going out from high school may be tough but growing is a part of life and you have to be a string for the next waves that will come upon you.
  • Education is about understanding the possibilities that the world has to offer. Being successful in life is about understanding the possibilities that you can create by yourself. Good luck.
  • Going through the adversity and getting triumph overall is the most exciting part of graduating from high school.
  • Graduation is a time to celebrate your achievements, prepare for a future of opportunities and embrace a world of infinite possibilities.
  • Good results are attained through hard work. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. We are so proud that your dedication has enabled you to accomplish great things. Congratulations on getting your high school graduation!
  • All of the things you have learned in high school will be needed for your future life. Appreciate the grind of how hard it is because it prepares you for something much bigger than anything that you have seen.

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