The Best Graduation Quotes: Speeches from Steve Jobs, Ellen DeGeneres, and More

Get inspiration to make the future a better place with these motivational graduation quotes.

By Reader's Digest Editors

Jon Bon Jovi: Monmouth University, 2001

“Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate. The world doesn’t need any more gray. On the other hand, we can’t get enough color. Mediocrity is nobody’s goal and perfection shouldn’t be either. We’ll never be perfect. But remember these three P’s: Passion + Persistence = Possibility.”

Read Jon Bon Jovi’s full speech here.

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