Graduation—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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28 Page Quotation Collection on Graduation
This 28 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Graduation. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Graduation, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
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The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape...That’s what this degree of yours is—a blunt instrument. So go forth and build something with it.
The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.
--Newton D. Baker
That diploma you hold in your hands today is really just your learner’s permit for the rest of the drive through life. Remember, you don’t have to be smarter than the next person, all you have to do is be willing to work harder than the next person.
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.
Your families are extremely proud of you. You can’t imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money.
A BMW can’t take you as far as a diploma.
—Joyce A. Myers
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