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100 Inspirational Graduation Quotes To Dream Bigger

It is great to finally see the fruits of your labor paying off. All the sleepless nights, panic attacks and missing out on fun is worth it when you are finally wearing that graduation gown, with your family in the crown cheering for you. Graduation quotes are the cherry on top of the cake because they express the joy and excitement on a deeper level.

This beautiful compilation of 100 different quotes for graduation will help inspire a graduate to continue even working harder on the next chapter of their life. Read along and hopefully you will find your favorite quotes.

Bible Quotes For Graduation

Graduation is a big step in everyone’s life, the Bible provides direction and motivation for the journey of life ahead. Which is why these Bible verses we have selected will guide you through the trials and tribulations you will encounter as you are pursuing your dreams.

  1. “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12

  2. “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.” – Psalms 51:10-11

  3. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will scar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” – Isaiah 40:31

  4.  “He has shown you, O msn, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8

  5.  “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” – Mark 12:30

  6.  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” – Jeremiah 29:11-13

  7.  “But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not vain.” – 1 Corinthians 15:57-58

  8. “May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.” – Psalm 20:4

  9. “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you: The Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” – Numbers 6:24-26

  10. “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” – Ephesians 2:10

  11. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops; then your barn will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.”- Proverbs 3:5-10

  12. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28

  13.  “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12

  14.  “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them for the Lord your God goes with you, he will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Deuteronomy 31:6

  15.  “The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and he will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden; like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11

  16. ‘Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is: his good, pleasing and perfect will.” – Romans 12:2

  17. “The Lord himself goes before you and he will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Deuteronomy 31:8

  18. “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall. But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” – Isaiah 40:29 -31

  19. “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.’ – Psalms 27:14

  20. “Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.” – Proverbs 24:149

Nursing Graduation Quotes

Graduating from nursing school is one of the biggest achievements in one’s life. The joy of knowing that you are about to implement all the things you learnt, and also save lives is very satisfying.

Here are happy graduation quotes to encourage you to shine and be the best nurse patients will ever come to contact with. Each day you must celebrate the impact you are making in this world.

  1.  “I urge you to set aside your labels and explore what your principles say about the world you wish to serve. Because beliefs are our anchor.” – Stacey Abrams

  2.  “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

  3.  “I believe so firmly in the future of nursing because of our graduates who exemplify the perfect balance of science and art in nursing every day.” – Kim LaMar

  4.  “Every experience, encounter and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

  5.  “Never let it be said that to dream is a waste of one’s time. For dreams are our realities in waiting. In dreams, we plant the seeds of our future.” – Unknown

  6.  “Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.” – Minor Myers Jr

  7.  “You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with the greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson

  8. “I didn’t want just any career, so I am not going to be just any nurse.” – Denise

  9. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

  10. “When a person decides to become a nurse, they make the most important decision of their lives. They choose to dedicate themselves to the care of others.” – Margaret Harvey

  11.  “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing substitutes for experience.” – Unknown

  12.  “Remember to think at least once a day about who you are, where have you been, and where you are going. Take care of you your bodies and minds, they must last you a lifetime. Listen to parents and smile at your neighbors. These things alone will do wonderful things for your life.” – Leila McKinney

  13. “Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your presence felt.” – Unknown

  14.  “Unless we are making progress in our nursing every year, every month, every week, take my word for it we are going back.” – Florence Nightingale

Graduation Thank You Quotes

One cannot go through college alone, hence it is important for a graduate to thank all those who were there throughout the whole journey. They might have provided you with academic assistance, emotional support and financial support.

These quotes will help you show your friends, family and teachers how thankful you are for their support and guidance while you were pursuing your studies.

  1.  “Whatever I’ve achieved today, it’s culminated with the help of my friends and mentors. Thanks to them for being understanding and helpful in this tough period.” – Unknown

  2.  “You were always there for me in the dark days of my graduation journey. I cannot thank you enough for your love and support, yet I am saying; thanks, buddy!” – Unknown

  3.  “Thank you very much for your generous gift but thanks mostly for your precious guidance and support. This would not be possible without your constant presence in my dark times dear teachers.” – Unknown

  4. “You stood by my side when I was sailing aimlessly without a sail in a sea of depression. This degree is possible because of you all. Thank you.” – Unknown

  5.  “My amigos, I can’t thank you enough guys for supporting, helping and being there whenever I needed you through my academic career! Really you are all true pals.” – Unknown

  6. “Dear Sir/ Madam, today’s achievement is the result of your contribution. Thanks for guiding and inspiring me. Without your guidance, I wouldn’t have reached where I am.” – Unknown

  7.  “Friends you’re precious blessings of my life and I’m so lucky to have such great friends. Thank you for your concern and for being there always for me.” – Unknown

  8. “My amigos literally made my graduation effortlessly easy for me with constant support and lots of fun. You are my pal of life, and thanks for everything.” – Unknown

  9. “I’m indebted to you for your sincere guidance and belief in me that I can make it. Thank you for being such a nice person and a wonderful teacher.” – Unknown

  10.  “Whenever I felt restless, You two calm my nerve. Whenever I felt like giving up, you kept me pushing. And now, I am a graduate of this immense support. Thanks a lot, dear parents.” – Unknown

  11. “I dedicate my graduation to the most important persons in my life, without whom I’m nothing. Thanks, Mom and Dad for encouraging and supporting me always.” – Unknown

  12. “Thank you very much for your generous gift but thanks mostly for your precious guidance and support. This would not be possible without your constant presence in my dark time’s dear teacher.” – Unknown

  13. “Your valuable thoughts always hold a significant place in my heart. And thank you for the beautiful gift on my graduation.” – Unknown

  14. “I am honored that you attended my graduation ceremony and really happy about the graduation gift. I will make sure to invest it well.” – Unknown

  15.  “I would really like to thank you for not going over the line and keeping it so simple. I am truly thrilled with this token of love. Lots of love.” – Unknown

Graduation Card Quotes

Is a loved one or a friend graduating but you don’t know what to say? We got your back with these lovely graduation card quotes you can choose from.

These beautiful quotes will help you wish a loved one well , and wish them luck on the career path they are going to specialize in.

  1. “I wish you the best as you step ahead towards new challenges in life. Congrats and may all your dreams be fulfilled.” – Unknown

  2. “Congrats on you outstanding achievement. Wishing you all the best for the future and all its challenges and opportunities.” – Unknown

  3.  “A hearty congratulation on your college graduation and wishing you the best for the new beginning in life. May you reach all your goals.” – Unknown

  4. “Congratulations on your outstanding achievement! Looking back, it was all worth it. Wishing you the best in the wonderful career you have chosen.” – Unknown

  5.  “Congratulations on your hard – earned degree. As is often said, Find the job you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.’ “We hope you find just the right job for YOU!” – Unknown

  6.  “From when you were a little kid until today, you have only given us reasons to hold our heads up in pride. We are so happy to have you in our life. Congratulations and best wishes for a successful; career.” – Unknown

  7. “Congratulations on your birthday graduation son. We are so proud to see our little to see our little bundle of joy grow into such a fine, mature adult. Continue doing us proud. Best wishes in your future. We love you.” – Unknown

  8. “I still remember when your parents brought you home. Now I get the chance to remember this incredible milestone in your life.” – Unknown

  9.  “Know what makes your graduation extra special? It’s having watched you grow up, sharing amazing memories with you, and knowing all the challenges you’ve worked through to get to this day. You did it, kid.” – Unknown

  10.  “Happy graduation day. Always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you’ll ever know. Congrats we love you.” – Unknown

  11.  “The journey of life brings both challenges and chances. May you snatch the chances and beat the challenges. Congratulations on graduating.” – Unknown

  12. “From when you were little to this very day, you continue giving us reasons to hold our heads up in pride. Congratulations on your achievement.” – Unknown

  13. “What a wonderful young woman you have become! Calling you a graduate is a proud occasion, and I know that your future is brightest of them all.” – Unknown

Graduation Speech Quotes

Graduation speeches helps show graduates that the ball is in their court, and it’s time to go out in the world and make their mark. The speech makes the whole ceremony even more memorable.

Check out these speech quotes that will motivate and encourage you to do your best in this next chapter of your life because your success depends on you.

  1.  “Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill

  2.  “Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” – Pope John XXIII

  3. “Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” – Robert F. Kennedy

  4. “Realize that the reason most people fall isn’t because of the competition but because of the limits they place upon themselves, allowing defeat to take over. Take responsibility for your destiny. You can come up with a performance, if you can reach down and dig deep enough into your competitive soul. You can overcome tremendous obstacles.” – Bruce Jenner

  5.  “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  6. “To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

  7.  “So long as there in breath in me, that long I will persist. For now, I know one of the greatest principles on success; If I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino

  8.  “In any moment of decision of the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  9. “You cannot teach people anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” – Galileo

Graduation Quotes From Parents To Son

Graduation is not only a big moment for the son, it also means a great deal for the parents. Seeing that all the sacrifices they made to put their child through school, finally paying offer gives them so much joy. Here are quotes to help parents express how proud and grateful they are for their son’s good work.

  1.  “Graduation is undoubtedly a great achievement in life. But as a father, I will say not the last thing to achieve success in life, you should be a good man. God must bless my son.” – Unknown

  2.  “Congratulations! You made it! It’s time to celebrate all the hard work that led to this joyful occasion. The road to graduation is long, steep climb, so take a moment at the summit to be proud of your accomplishments.” – Sheryl Sandeberg

  3.  “Congratulations on your graduation my son! You are really worthy of this, because you have dedicated a lot to achieve this milestone. Now it’s time to turn your dreams into reality.” – Unknown

  4. “Look at you, amazing. We are so proud of you. We wish you success in all you do. May happiness and sunshine fill your days. You’ve worked hard and deserve much praise! – Catherine Pylsifer

  5.  “We are thankful to God for your successful graduation. It’s the result of your sincerity, hard work and patience. Congratulations Son.” – Unknown

  6. “When we heard the news of your good results, our eyes were filled with tears and joy. We were the happiest and proudest parents in the world. May God fill your life with joy and success.” – Unknown

  7. “Before you were born, I carried you in my heart and still now you are in my heart. I looked into your eyes and saw all my hopes and dreams come alive in you. When I heard the news of your graduation I felt like it’s my achievement. I’m proud of you my boy.” – Unknown

  8.  “Congratulations my dear son. Today I am very happy. It is such an invaluable gift to me. So I want to say a simple thanks to you for everything you did. You make me proud to be your mother.” – Unknown

  9. ‘Today I am the happiest mother in the world. My baby boy has grown up. Now he is a graduate. Congratulations! on this day I want to say spread your wings and live your life. Stay happy and wise.” – Unknown

  10. “You are a piece of a great puzzle, and if you don’t play your role, the puzzle will never be complete. Your piece is unique, just like you. I have trust in you, and I know you will be a leader first of all for yourself and also for humanity.” – Alain Bezeau

  11. “Dear son, congratulations for your graduation. I am very proud of you. I hope you will continue working hard to make yourself a complete successful man.” – Unknown

  12. “Just how my son completed his graduation, I believe he will be successful in his practical life too. God must bless my son.” – Unknown

  13. “Love, prayers, and blessings on your well-deserved success my child. I wish my son’s future life will be very successful, beautiful and colorful. Best wishes to you.” – Unknown

  14. “Use your achievement that we are celebrating tonight to launch yourself, maybe into other education opportunities, personal goals or career job prospects. This is just the beginning. You have the guts and you have the dedication and you have the skill, obviously; to achieve what you achieved today.” – Francine St. Amand

Congrats Graduation Quotes

Here are happy graduation quotes that will show that person who is graduating how proud you are of them and this big achievement. Also that you can’t wait to see them excel the corporate world and make you and their family proud.

  1. “There were days when I wondered if you would make it. But your determination and persistence paid off. You deserve a huge pat on the back. Well done and Congratulations.” –  Catherine Pulsifer

  2. “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away.” – Dr Seuss

  3. “Congratulations on your outstanding achievement! Looking back, it was all worth it. Wishing you the best in the wonderful career you have chosen.” – Unknown

  4.  ‘Graduation is not only a time to celebrate your accomplishment but to look forward to what tomorrow brings. May all your tomorrows see you as happy as you are today.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  5.  “You are brilliant, able and ambitious. You shall always walk the glory road. Happy Graduation. I bless you with all that you need to earn many more achievements and feats in life ahead. Congratulations and well done.” – Unknown

  6. “Offering our best wishes on your graduation and looking forward to what God has planned for your future.” – Byron Pulsifer

  7.  “The journey of life brings both challenges and chances. May you carry your spirit to snatch the chances and beat the challenges. Congratulations on your graduation. May you live a proud life.” – Unknown

  8.  “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.” – Judith Wibberly

  9. “As you cherish the fruits of your hard work, I wish that success keeps following you in everything that you do. Today and always… Congratulations and Happy Graduation.” – Unknown

  10. “Graduation Day is finally here; your dreams you did pursue. All your hard work has paid off; we are so very proud of you.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  11.  “I believe you can fly! The sky is your limit. Spread out your wings and soar high. Congratulations and best wishes.” – Unknown

  12. “I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smile, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.” – Unknown

  13. “You should be excited. You should be proud. You are amazing. You are awesome. We wish you success. We wish you happiness. All your effort over the years has paid off. Happy Graduation!” – Theodore W. Higginsworth

  14.  “It must be a very proud moment for you. All of the hard work you have put in has paid off. Congratulations Grad. Your reward lies ahead. Have a successful future.” – Unknown

  15. “You overcame every test. Done tons of homework. For all those years. Congratulations, you made it.” – Danielle Duckery

We are here to celebrate those closest to you with these graduation quotes. Inspire them and give them guidance in the different spheres of their lives.