10+ Graduation Quotes That Inspire Success

When you share these inspirational graduation quotes you're giving a gift of wisdom, culled from some of the smartest, funniest, most memorable speakers of all time.

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Success is stumbling from failure to failure

Success is stumbling from failure to failure
with no loss of enthusiasm. —Winston Churchill

So many of our dreams first seem impossible,

So many of our dreams first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. —Christopher Reeve

You get in life

You get in life
what you have the courage to ask for. —Oprah Winfrey

Don't cry over spilled milk.

Don't cry over spilled milk.
By this time tomorrow, it'll be free yogurt. —Stephen Colbert

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We can do not great things,

We can do not great things,
only small things with great love. —Mother Teresa

Don't cry because it's over.

Don't cry because it's over.
Smile because it happened. —Dr. Seuss

No matter where you're from

No matter where you're from
your dreams are valid. —Lupita Nyong'o

If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.

If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know it when you find it. —Steve Jobs

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Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant. —Robert Louis Stevenson

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old;

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old;
they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. —Gabriel García Márquez

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality. —Yoko Ono

Love what you do.

Love what you do.
Get good at it. Competence is a rare commodity in this day and age. —Jon Stewart

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A ship in harbor is safe,

A ship in harbor is safe,
but that is not what ships are built for. —John A. Shedd

Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.

Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.
Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success. —Denzel Washington

There is no passion to be found in playing small,

There is no passion to be found in playing small,
in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. —Nelson Mandela

Life is like one big Mardi Gras.

Life is like one big Mardi Gras.
But instead of showing your boobs, show people your brain, and if they like what they see, you'll have more beads than you know what to do with. —Ellen DeGeneres

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