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633 Inspirational Graduation Quotes For High School Seniors (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. When people tell you not to believe in your dreams, and they say 'Why?' say 'Why not?' —Billie Jean King


2. Fortune does favor the bold, and I promise that you will never know what you’re capable of unless you try. — Sheryl Sandberg


3. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson


4. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein


5. It’s always a good move to listen to that inner voice…if it doesn’t lead to a crime. – Lisa Kudrow


6. “It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.” ― John Guare


7. Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. —Albert Einstein


8. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” –Vince Lombardi


9. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. — Judy Garland


10. “It’s my senior year, and I’m not going to hold any grudges. I want to end my last year of high school on a happy note.” – Unknown


11. “You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.” – Philippos


12. Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor. —Jackson Browne


13. “You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” — Diana Ross


14. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


15. You have to dance a little bit before you step out into the world each day, because it changes the way you walk. —Sandra Bullock


16. You must have some vision for your life. Even if you don't know the plan, you have to have a direction in which you choose to go. —Oprah


17. “Because it is senior year I have begun to see things as potential absences. The things I love will become the things I’ll miss.” ― David Levithan


18. “Hold the vision, trust the process.” – Unknown


19. When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. — Ellen DeGeneres


20. You will stumble and fall, you will experience both disaster and triumph, sometimes in the same day. But it's really important to remember that like a hangover, neither triumphs nor disasters last forever. —Helen Mirren


21. “Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard


22. “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” – Tim Burton


23. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale


24. “I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not.”― Kurt Cobain


25. “Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford


26. “Yes, that is my actual last name.” — Christopher Gaylord


27. “Nothing happens unless first we dream.” – Carl Sandburg


28. When someone who loves you hugs you, hug them back with two arms—don’t do the one-arm hug, because when you hug someone with two arms, it allows you to lean on somebody, and we all need someone to lean on. — Sandra Bullock


29. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses. So whatever your dream is right now, if you don’t achieve it you haven’t failed and you’re not some loser. —Stephen Colbert


30. In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love. —Mother Teresa


31. “It may be that those who do most, dream most.” – Stephen Butler Leacock


32. “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” – Ancient Indian Proverb


33. “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.” – Gary Trudeau


34. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh


35. “The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one?” – Steve Schulte


36. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


37. “Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” —Lady Gaga


38. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


39. “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Derek Bok


40. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean


41. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover. – Mark Twain


42. “It’s something unpredictable, but in the end is right/ I hope you had the time of your life.” – ”Good Riddance”, Green Day


43. This above all: To thine own self be true. —William Shakespeare


44. “You have to believe in your heart what you know to be true about yourself.” —Mary J. Blige


45. “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”— A Bronx Tale


46. It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. — Henry Ford


47. “My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to, your dreams stay big, your worries stay small.” — Rascal Flatts


48. “Do not follow where the path may lead.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


49. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E.E. Cummings


50. “You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein


51. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville


52. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. — Martin Luther King Jr.


53. “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill


54. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. – Omar Khayyam


55. The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. — B.B. King


56. You're never a loser until you quit trying. —Mike Ditka


57. “Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” — Kerry Washington


58. “Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” — Lord Byron


59. “Don’t ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It’s too short and you’re too special.” —Ariana Grande


60. “I was told in high school that the last game during your senior year stays with you forever, which is true.” – Jim Otto


61. “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”― Henry David Thoreau


62. Take your risks now. As you grow older, you become more fearful and less flexible … Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on matters that you don't know about. Limit your 'always' and your 'nevers.' Continue to share your heart with people even if it’s been broken. —Amy Poehler


63. Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. — Charles Swindoll


64. “Life isn’t how to survive the storm; it’s about how to dance in the rain.”– Taylor Swift


65. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. — Henry David Thoreau


66. “Every next level of your life will demand a different you.” – Unknown


67. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


68. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs


69. Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. – John Maxwell


70. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong


71. Life is an improvisation. You have no ideas what’s going to happen next and you are mostly making things up as you go along. – Stephen Colbert


72. What we learn with pleasure we never forget. — Alfred Mercier


73. Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. — Vincent Van Gogh


74. “Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.” — Mark A. Cooper


75. “Shoot for the moon; if you miss you will die in outer space, which is cool.” — Katya Zamolodchikova


76. “In a world full of spectators, be the player.”― Michael Bassey Johnson


77. “You do have a future. There is light at the end of that inky black tunnel.” – Willow Cross


78. I'm continually trying to make choices that put me out of my own comfort zone. As long as you're uncomfortable it means you're growing. —Ashton Kutcher


79. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. —Malcolm X


80. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan


81. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible.' —Audrey Hepburn


82. “Dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson


83. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi


84. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” – Seth Godin


85. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare


86. “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Unknown


87. “Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.” – Orrin Hatch


88. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”– Pamela Vaull Starr


89. “The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin


90. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde


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


92. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. — Dr. Seuss


93. “Cheaters never win, but I just graduated.” — Richard Gilot


94. “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.”– Aldous Huxley


95. There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in. — Dick Costolo


96. I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve. —Maya Angelou


97. Don't underestimate the power of your dreams. — Corinna Kong


98. “Don’t regret the past, just learn from it.” – Ben Ipock


99. In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality. — Kristian Kan


100. “I started making music for fun maybe my senior year in college. I started rapping in high school, but it wasn’t anything serious.” ― Cakes da killa


101. “You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss


102. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” — Fred DeVito


103. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” — Billie Jean King


104. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard


105. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


106. “Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Charles Kettering


107. “You don’t destroy what you want to acquire in the future.”― Suzanne Collins


108. I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself. —Emma Stone


109. “The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.” — Bill Watterson


110. “Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.” – Lowell Thomas


111. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. — Malcolm X


112. I've learned it's important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is. —Ryan Gosling


113. No job or task is too small or beneath you. If you want to get ahead, volunteer to do the things no one else wants to do, and do it better. —Bobbi Brown


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115. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


116. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” –Jim Rohn


117. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden


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119. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


120. “Education is important but big biceps are importanter.” – Eric Gomez


121. Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. – Ella Fitzgerald


122. Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do. – Oprah


123. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. —Arthur Ashe


124. “The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.”― Orson Scott Card


125. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. — Arthur Ashe


126. “We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” – Bob Ross


127. Believe and act is if it were impossible to fail. — Charles Kettering


128. The best remedy for those who are frightened, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be alone with the sky, nature, and God. For only then can you feel that everything is as it should be and that God wants people to be happy amid nature’s beauty and simplicity. —Anne Frank


129. “All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.” – Baruch Spinoza


130. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. — A.A. Milne


131. “Despite your best efforts, not everyone wants to be helped. Make a difference where you can and be at peace with the rest.” – Gary Hopkins


132. The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces. — Will Rogers


133. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun


134. “My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future.” – David Copperfield


135. The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to give it away. —Joy J. Golliver


136. It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o’clock. — Woody Allen


137. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.” —Maya Angelou


138. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. – Francis Bacon


139. “Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


140. “Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable.” – Naval Ravikant


141. “Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.” —Emma Watson


142. “It is absolutely still possible to make a difference.”—Michelle Obama


143. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – Unknown


144. If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it. — Ronnie Lott


145. “The past is always tense, the future perfect.” ― Zadie Smith


146. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” ― Jimmy Johnson


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


148. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. —Martin Luther King Jr.


149. “Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished— If you’re alive it isn’t.” — Richard Bach


150. There are no regrets in life. Just lessons. —Jennifer Aniston


151. Now the first suggestion is to aim high, but be aware that even before you have reached your ultimate professional destination, if you always strive for excellence, you can and should have a substantial impact on the world in which you live. —Sandra Day O’Connor


152. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln


153. Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors. — Louisa May Alcott


154. In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality. —Kristian Kan


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


156. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”- Winston S. Churchill


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


158. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” — Albert Einstein


159. “Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.” – Corrie Ten Boom


160. The unfortunate, yet truly exciting thing about your life, is that there is no core curriculum. The entire place is an elective. – Jon Stewart


161. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. — Napoleon Hill


162. Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. — Samuel Johnson


163. If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. — Frank A. Clark


164. Never doubt your abilities, believe in yourself. — Catherine Pulsifer


165. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. —Sun Tzu


166. 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


167. “Those of you starting your senior year of high school, enjoy it. In a year you’ll be saying bye to your best friends, make your time count.” – Unknown


168. “The highest result of education is tolerance.”—Helen Keller


169. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn


170. Your education has prepared you for whatever happens. — Roderick Paige


171. “It is little keys that open up big doors.”― Lamine Pearlhear


172. “Never underestimate the power of thought; it is the greatest path to discovery.” – Idowu Koyenikan


173. A champion is someone who gets up when he can't. —Jack Dempsey


174. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you might miss it.” – Ferris Bueller


175. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra


176. “Work so hard that you never have to introduce yourself.” —Gigi Hadid


177. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama


178. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”— Dr. Seuss


179. “You will screw it up sometimes.” — Taylor Swift


180. You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. —Arnold Schwarzenegger


181. “Success is nothing if you don’t have the right people to share it with; you’re just going to end up lonely.” —Selena Gomez


182. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou


183. “I am ready to face any challenge that might be foolish enough to face me.” – Dwight Schrute, The Office


184. 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


185. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.” – David Allen


186. “Be wise, because the world needs wisdom. If you cannot be wise, pretend to be someone who is wise, and then just behave like they would.” – Neil Gaiman


187. “I remember, in my senior year, one of my teachers taking me aside and saying: ‘You look really tired.’ This was when I was being a bad kid and she knew that something was wrong.” ― Cecily von Ziegesar


188. Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. — Wendy Wasserstein


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190. “Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.” – Ellen DeGeneres


191. “Don’t allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on sunglasses.” —Lady Gaga


192. We don't stop going to school when we graduate. — Carol Burnett


193. Surround yourself with doers. Be around people who demonstrate their boldness. — Wayne W. Dyer


194. “The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them.” – Bernard M. Baruch


195. It’s your turn to choose and define what success means to you. Now, others will try to define it for you, but yours is the only voice that matters. — Octavia Spencer


196. There will be times when your best isn’t good enough. There can be many reasons for this, but as long as you give your best you’ll be OK. —Robert De Niro


197. “Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.”― Gustave Flaubert


198. Ignore the naysayers. Really the only option is: head down and focus on the job. —Chris Pine


199. The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules. — Neil Gaiman


200. There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. — C.S. Lewis


201. “We are all deserving and we don’t need permission or an invitation to exist and to step into our power.” —Ilhan Omar


202. “Just about a month from now I’m set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.” – Richard Halliburton


203. “You might be a redneck if during your senior year you and your mother had homeroom together.” ― Jeff Foxworthy


204. “It is difficult to steer a parked car, so get moving.” – Henrietta Mears


205. “Yes, there will be pitfalls, mountains, and glass ceilings, but you’re going to get across it.” — Debbie Allen


206. “I’m gonna go stand outside. If anyone asks, I’m outstanding.” – Taylor Bass


207. Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first. — Anna Quindlen


208. Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have you, you will never, ever have enough. —Oprah


209. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer


210. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” – Abraham Lincoln


211. “Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you.” – John Green


212. Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. – Ellen DeGeneres


213. “It doesn’t matter that your dream came true if you spent your whole life sleeping.” — Jerry Zucker


214. “Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.”—Henry Peter Brougham


215. A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. —Melinda Gates


216. You are about to start the greatest improvisation of all. With no script. No idea what's going to happen, often with people and places you have never seen before. And you are not in control. So say 'yes.' And if you're lucky, you'll find people who will say 'yes' back. —Stephen Colbert


217. Nobody else is paying as much attention to your failures as you are . . . to everyone else, it’s just a blip on the radar screen, so just move on. —Jerry Zucker


218. “Don’t settle, as with all matters of the heart you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs


219. “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ― Mother Theresa


220. “The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.” – Ben Stein


221. You cannot dream of becoming something you do not know about. You have to learn to dream big. Education exposes you to what the world has to offer, to the possibilities open to you. —Sonia Sotomayor


222. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn


223. 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


224. Nothing is going to be handed to you. You have to make things happen. — Florence Griffith-Joyner


225. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung


226. I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance. Never settle for the path of least resistance. — Lee Ann Womack


227. “People will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou


228. “Does this smile make me look like a senior?” – Unknown


229. “You might be a redneck if during your senior year, you and your mother had homeroom together.” – Jeff Foxworthy


230. “The best advice I can give anybody about going out into the world is this: Don’t do it. I have been out there. It is a mess.” – Russell Baker


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


232. “Whenever you remember times gone by, remember how we held our heads so high.” — Carrie Underwood


233. “Life is in ourselves and not in the external.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky


234. “Just Because You’re Trash Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Do Great Things. It’s Called Garbage Can, Not Garbage Cannot.”


235. Dream big. Work hard. Think for yourself. Love everything you love, everyone you love, with all your might. And do so, please, with a sense of urgency, for every tick of the clock subtracts from fewer and fewer. —David McCullough Jr.


236. “If you can do what you do best and be happy, you are further along in life than most people.” —Leonardo DiCaprio


237. “Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” – Iain Duncan Smith


238. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own ”– Michelle Obama


239. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker


240. “Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.” – Walter Lippman


241. “Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama


242. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho


243. It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. — William Shakespeare


244. No, sky is not the limit. It is only the beginning. — Donovan Livingston


245. The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln


246. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle


247. “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – W.B. Yeats


248. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair


249. Struggling to decide what to do after graduation is, and always will be, a sort of rite of passage to the next phase of your life. — Gloria Davidson


250. “Nothing lasts forever but at least we’ve got these memories.” – Unknown


251. Either write something worth reading, or do something worth reading. — Benjamin Franklin


252. “Keep looking up! Learn from the past, dream about the future and look up.” – Rachel Boston


253. When you respect the idea that you are sharing the Earth with other humans, and when you lead with your nice foot forward, you’ll win, every time. It might not be today, it might not be tomorrow, but it comes back to you when you need it. —Kristen Bell


254. The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. —Maya Angelou


255. “Senior year is supposed to be a blast-easy and fun. So far it’s been anything but.” ― Simone Elkeles


256. “Seek to understand before you seek to be understood.” – Stephen Covey


257. Your life is your adventure. And the adventure ahead of you is a journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential. —Kerry Washington


258. Set your goals, take the action, live your dreams. — Catherine Pulsifer


259. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. — Kyle Chandler


260. “As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.“ –


261. “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes


262. When we show up, act boldly, and practice the best ways to be wrong, we fail forward. No matter where we end up, we’ve grown from where we began. —Stacey Abrams


263. I consent to receiving emails and personalized ads.


264. Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. — Nora Ephron


265. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – John Lennon


266. When you leave here, don’t forget why you came. — Adlai E. Stevenson


267. 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


268. It's the choice. You have to wake up every day and say 'There's no reason today can't be the best day of my life.' —Blake Lively


269. “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


270. Real leadership comes from the quiet nudging of an inner voice. It comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing. —Madeleine Albright


271. “Success is like a mountain that keeps growing ahead of you as you hike it… Err in the direction of kindness.” — George Saunders


272. “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda


273. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’” — Audrey Hepburn


274. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin


275. “We’ve arrived because we stuck together, champions one and all.” — Sharpay Evans


276. Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. — John F. Kennedy


277. There are no regrets in life — just lessons. —Jennifer Aniston


278. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. — Sydney Harris


279. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak


280. “Don’t blink, life goes faster than you think.” – ”Don’t Blink”, Kenny Chesney


281. “Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.” — Kyle Chandler


282. Every person you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them. —H Jackson Brown Jr.


283. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. —Wayne Gretzky


284. “If you can do what you do best and be happy, you are further along in life than most people.” — Leonardo DiCaprio


285. To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. — Anatole France


286. “Nothing will work unless you do.” —Maya Angelou


287. “High School Was Easy. It Was Like Riding A Bike. Except The Bike Was On Fire & The Ground Was On Fire & Everything Was On Fire Because It Was Hell.”


288. “You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.” – James Allen


289. Some life lessons don’t ever change. They need to be highlighted and they need to be remembered throughout our entire lives. But how you embrace them will distinguish you from the pack. —Brooke Shields


290. No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. —Taylor Swift


291. If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done. — Thomas Jefferson


292. Man's greatness consists in his ability to do, and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done. — Frederick Douglass


293. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai


294. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” – Proverb


295. “Your certification is in your degree. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.” – Tom Brokaw


296. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt


297. “If talent is the floor and character the ceiling, then work-ethic is the altitude of personal achievement.”― Orrin Woodward


298. “It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” —Eeyore


299. “Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.” —Will Smith


300. When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. — Alexander Graham Bell


301. The world rewards those who take responsibility for their own success. – Curt Gerrish


302. “What you do today will determine your future.” – Catherine Pulsifer


303. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean


304. You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. —Steve Jobs


305. “Realize, rise and act – make mistakes, fall hard, then rise again and try again.”― Abhijit Naskar


306. “Paths are made by walking.” – Franz Kafka


307. “Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first.” –Anna Quindlen


308. “If you’re willing to bleed a little every day, you may win big later.” – Naval Ravikant


309. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain


310. “There’s always going to be someone who doesn’t like you.” —Ariana Grande


311. Now that you’ve graduated, just remember: Bosses don’t usually accept notes from your mother. — Melanie White


312. Fight for what makes you optimistic about the world. Find it, insist on it, dig into it, go after it. —Jennifer Garner


313. “If you’re going into your senior year of high school, it’s going to go faster than you think. And you’re going to wish it went slower.” – Unknown


314. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius


315. It is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. I know that sounds completely nuts. But, since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. —Larry Page


316. “Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.” — Terry Pratchett


317. Be bold, be courageous, be your best. –Gabrielle Giffords


318. Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. — Maya Angelou


319. “Follow your passion because you are into it not because others are doing it.”― H.Preet


320. “We all have ability, the difference is how we use it.” — Stevie Wonder


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


322. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” ― Abraham Lincoln


323. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.”—Anthony Robbins


324. “I’m a senior, but I stay freshman.” – Martin Alvarado


325. We're only here for so long. Be happy, man. You could get hit by a truck tomorrow. —​Timothée Chalamet​


326. “Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes.” – Neil Gaiman


327. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Gandhi


328. You don’t go to university so you can punch a clock. You go to university so you can be in a position to make a difference. —Janet Napolitano


329. My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to. Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small and that you never need to carry more than you can hold. – Rascal Flatts


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


331. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach


332. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


333. “As the sun knows; even the sky is not the limit…”― Rasheed Ogunlaru


334. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. — Robin Williams


335. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.” – Benjamin Disraeli


336. You’re going to fall down, but the world doesn’t care how many times you fall down, as long as it’s one fewer than the numbers of times you get back up. — Aaron Sorkin


337. Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try. – William Arthur Ward


338. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.”—Alfred Mercier


339. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”- Chris Grosser


340. “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


341. Success doesn’t rush. The greatest reward is the journey! — Jeff Moore


342. Wherever you go, go with all your heart. — Confucius


343. “Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit, there are footprints on the moon.” — Paul Brandt


344. “You did not come this far to walk away without the victory.” – Unknown


345. You have to dance a little bit before you step out into the world each day, because it changes the way you walk. — Sandra Bullock


346. Education is something we have to keep pursuing day after day. — Premier Brian Gallant


347. It's amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly and authoritatively demand it. —Meryl Streep


348. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele


349. If you can’t outplay them, outwork them. —Ben Hogan


350. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau


351. Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. —Matt Bondi


352. 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


353. “If learning is like a sponge, don’t ever stop soaking it up. Never stop learning.” –Catherine Pulsifer


354. The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. — Fred Dehner


355. “Everything you can imagine is real.”― Pablo Picasso


356. Don’t be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self.—Ed Helms


357. I celebrate you as you remember the power of grace and pride, and I challenge you to choose freedom over fear. —Janelle Monáe


358. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


359. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino


360. “I’ve learned to say here when the teacher hesitates while taking attendance.” — Omotola Omotinugbon


361. Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


362. You can never be overdressed or overeducated. —Oscar Wilde


363. Understand that one day you will have the power to make a difference, so use it well. —Mindy Kaling


364. “Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.” – Winston Churchill


365. The only thing you can do in this life is pursue your passions, celebrate your bloopers and never stop following your fear. — Grace Helbig


366. “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.” – Napoleon Hill


367. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney


368. We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. – JK Rowling


369. Change takes courage. —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


370. Red Flag Green Flag: Bad Bunny, 'The Daily Show,' Mindy Kailing on 'The Office'


371. The road to success is always under construction. — Lily Tomlin


372. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” — Farrah Gray


373. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. —Joseph Addison


374. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. —Muhammad Ali


375. “Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.”- Sigmund Freud


376. “It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


377. “Aspire to inspire before we expire.” — Eugene Bell Jr.


378. “It will be the toughest thing you’ll ever do, but your heart is never wrong.” – Maxime Lagacé


379. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde


380. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman


381. “The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” – Ed Koch


382. “Why don’t you focus on where you’re going and less on where you came from?” ― Amy Harmon


383. Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. —Michelle Obama


384. Educationis the ability to meet life's situations. — John G. Hibben


385. I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. —Thomas Jefferson


386. Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change. —Shonda Rhimes


387. “Is it too late to be a freshman again?” – Unknown


388. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ― George Herman Ruth


389. “No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.”― Martin Luther King Jr.


390. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. – Les Brown


391. Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. —Will Rogers


392. “Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


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


394. “You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone.” — Anna Kendrick


395. Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. — Henry Peter Brougham


396. “Follow your dreams, they know the way.” – Kobe Yamada


397. “The future depends on what you do today.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


398. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good


399. “When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” – Ella Woodward


400. That clock you hear is the sound of your own heart. Sink your teeth into this life, and don’t get let go. —Lin-Manuel Miranda


401. All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. —Walt Disney


402. “Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” — Brian Tracy


403. The noblest question in the world is: What good may I do in it? — Benjamin Franklin


404. “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” – Joss Whedon


405. “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” – Jim Carrey


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407. “There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.”– Dick Costolo


408. There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction. — Oprah Winfrey


409. 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


410. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” –Benjamin Franklin


411. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks


412. “Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.” – Marcia Wieder


413. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ― Beverly Sills


414. “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.” — Isaac Asimov


415. You and you alone are the only person who can live the life that writes the story that you were meant to tell. — Kerry Washington


416. “I want to thank Google, Wikipedia, and whoever invented copy and paste. Thank you.” — Stephanie Flores


417. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou


418. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus


419. Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings. – Dali


420. “It will take a nation of millions to hold me back.” – Timothy Howard


421. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H. Schuller


422. “Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them.” — Warren G. Bennis


423. “A year from now we’ll all be gone/ All our friends will move away/ And they’re going to better places/ But our friends will be gone away.”– “Rivers and Roads”, The Head and the Heart


424. “And this is the part where you find out who you are.” – The Maine, “Whoever She Is.”


425. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


426. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves!” – Chanakya


427. Stay hungry. Stay foolish. —Steven Jobs


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


429. Why fit in when you were born to stand out? — Dr. Seuss


430. “Invest in yourself. Become the best you can possibly be.” – William Scaec


431. “Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” – Henry David Thoreau


432. “Don’t follow your dreams… Follow my twitter: @nerojordan.” — Jordan Nero


433. Get busy living or get busy dying. —Stephen King


434. “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” — Reba McEntire


435. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


436. We may live in an age of instant messaging, instant gratification and Instagram, but there is no way to short circuit the path to success. —Tory Burch


437. “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King


438. Now the first suggestion is to aim high, but be aware that even before you have reached your ultimate professional destination, if you always strive for excellence, you can and should have a substantial impact on the world in which you live. — Sandra Day O’Connor


439. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” — Michelle Obama


440. “When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.” – Lolly Daskal


441. “The limit does not exist.” – Cady, “Mean Girls”


442. Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don't let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory. —Jim Carrey


443. It is absolutely still possible to make a difference. —Michelle Obama


444. “You ought to spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people.” – Vernon, “The Breakfast Club”


445. As you graduate, as you deal with your excitement and your doubts today, I urge you to try and create the world you want to live in. Minister to the world in a way that can change it. Minister radically in a real, active, practical, get your hands dirty way. —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


446. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” –Buddha


447. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs


448. “You become what you believe.” –Oprah Winfrey


449. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” –


450. “Will we think about tomorrow like we think about now?” — Vitamin C


451. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis


452. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” — Coco Chanel


453. Real courage is holding on to a still voice in your head that says, ‘I must keep going.’ It’s that voice that says nothing is a failure if it is not final. That voice that says to you, ‘Get out of bed. Keep going. I will not quit.' —Cory Booker


454. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller


455. Your inexperience is an asset in that it will make you think in original, unconventional ways. Accept your lack of knowledge and use it as your asset. —Natalie Portman


456. “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” – Baltasa


457. The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse.” — Ed Koch


458. Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. — Frederick W. Robertson


459. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. —Bo Bennett


You can never be the best. The only thing you can be the best at is developing yourself." — Natalie Portman


460. There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer. —Rihanna


461. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” – T. Harv Eker


462. Do. Or do not. There is no try. —Yoda


463. “Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” – Edgar Cay


464. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill


465. You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. — Benjamin Franklin


466. “The wisest men follow their own direction.” – Euripides


467. Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. —Nelson Mandela


468. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.” ― Cesare Pavese


469. “The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” – Bruce Feirstein


470. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. —E. E. Cummings


471. “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


472. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


473. “Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger


474. Cynicism has never won a war, or cured a disease, or started a business, or fed a young mind, or sent men into space. Cynicism is a choice. Hope is a better choice. —Barack Obama


475. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”—Babe Ruth


476. The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. — Newton D. Baker


477. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. — Truman Capote


478. AI Made Art And Writings Inspired By Me and Here Are The Results


479. We know what we are, but know not what we may be. — Shakespeare


480. “Live your life as if you already are where you want to be.” —Russell Simmons


481. “Every day is a new opportunity to change your life and be who you want to be.” —Demi Lovato


482. To give any less than your best is to sacrifice a gift. —Steve Prefontaine


483. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison


484. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing. – Pele


485. “It wasn’t until my senior year in high school that I started acting.” ― Steve Buscemi


486. “If you’re reading this, it’s my senior year.” – Unknown


487. “Say no to instant gratification so you can say yes to massive long-term gains.” – Maxime Lagacé


488. You could travel with the sheep, follow everybody else’s stuff, but then you’re not you. I guess if I want to say anything it’s ‘Be you.’ Be true to you, and that should make the ride a little more interesting. — Whoopi Goldberg


489. Go make your big beautiful dent, and as you do so come down on the side of boldness. If you err, may it be for too much audacity, and not too little. For you really are enough. You have untold strengths and resources inside. You have your glorious self. —Sue Monk Kidd


490. “Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!”—Louisa May Alcott


491. “Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho


492. Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity. —Will Smith


493. Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey


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495. There is nothing more beautiful than finding your course as you believe you bob aimlessly in the current. Wouldn’t you know that your path was there all along, waiting for you to knock, waiting for you to become. This path does not belong to your parents, your teachers, your leaders, or your lovers. Your path is your character defining itself more and more everyday like a photograph coming into focus. —Jodie Foster


496. “This is nothing but a hive, and I am the one and only Queen Bee.” – Brian A Castle


497. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt


498. Trend Check: Kathy Hilton At The People's Choice Awards


499. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” –Les Brown


500. “One day or day one. You decide.” – Unknown


501. “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” – Jack Kerouac


502. 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


503. “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”― Margaret Atwood


504. “Remember To Always Be Yourself, Unless You Suck. Then Pretend To Be Someone Else.”


505. “Mistakes are the foundation of achievement.”― Steven Magee


506. You don’t have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you, and you already have. —Meryl Streep


507. “Started from the bottom, now we’re here.” —Drake


508. The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. — Anthony Robbins


509. “I had to put my grades up for adoption because I couldn’t raise them.” – Irfan Imthias


510. What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


511. “The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you.” – Tom Bradley


512. Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right. – Henry Ford


513. Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. — Arnold H. Glasow


514. Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. — Hillary Clinton


515. Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. —Nora Ephron


516. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” –Bill Cosby


517. “Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb


518. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinckley


519. We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. —Nelson Mandela


520. Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets. – Leonardo da Vinci


521. “Senior year is supposed to be about being mentally done.” – Jon Stewart


522. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. — Babe Ruth


523. Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential. – Kerry Washington


524. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


525. There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. —C.S. Lewis


526. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.”—Bob Marley


527. Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. – Muhammad Ali


528. “Accept no limitations and you’ll have no limitations.”― Clyde Lee Dennis


529. “I was also sitting in from the middle of senior year of high school at Sweet Basil, it was a great club in New York.” ― Jon Gordon


530. “Only the paranoid survive.” – Andy Grove


531. Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out. — Art Linkletter


532. You can never be overdressed or overeducated. — Oscar Wilde


533. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson


534. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot


535. “Your self worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” —Beyoncé


536. The important thing is not to stop questioning. — Albert Einstein


537. “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” — Steven Wright


538. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi


539. 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. —Ruth Westheimer


540. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. —Thomas Edison


541. If I must give any of you advice it would be say yes. Say yes, and create your own destiny. —Maya Rudolph


542. Do or do not. There is no try. — Yoda


543. “Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan


544. “I haven’t even begun to peak.” – Dennis Reynolds


545. Showing up is 80 percent of life. – Woody Allen


546. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


547. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” — Howard Ruff


548. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


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


550. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson


551. “It’s my last first day and I couldn’t be more excited!” – Unknown


552. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” –Booker T. Washington


553. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. — Rosalynn Smith Carter


554. You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready.” – Bruno Mars


555. You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. —Robin Williams


556. “Little by little, one travels far.” – J. R. R. Tolkien


557. It is absolutely still possible to make a difference. — Michelle Obama


558. “Openness isn’t the end. It’s the beginning.” – Margaret Heffernan


559. “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” – William Shakespeare


560. Everything's always ending. But everything's always beginning, too. — Patrick Ness


561. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. —Eleanor Roosevelt


562. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw


563. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett


564. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” —Pablo Picasso


565. She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans. —Kobi Yamada


566. “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” – Pope John Paul II


567. “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!”― Maya Angelou


568. If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. – Nora Roberts


569. “Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.” — Grace Coddington


570. “Be kind to yourself a little more every day.” —Dua Lipa


571. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”—Arthur Ashe


572. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. – Helen Keller


573. If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. — Milton Berle


574. “Now that you’ve graduated, just remember: Bosses don’t usually accept notes from your mother.” — Melanie White


575. “All through my senior year, luckily, I didn’t have too many hard classes, just a lot of electives. I was able to spend most of my time at the practice space.” – Brendon Urie


576. “Have the end in mind and every day make sure you’re working towards it.” – Ryan Allis


577. 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


578. “Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” – Alan Cohen


579. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir


580. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. —Henry David Thoreau


581. Remember this: You are awesome. I’m not suggesting you be boastful. No one likes that in men or women. But I am suggesting that believing in yourself is the first necessary step to coming even close to achieving your potential. —Sheryl Sandberg


582. There may be days when you’ll say to yourself, ‘I can’t. I literally can’t even.’ But you can! You can even! — Katie Couric


583. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. —John Dewey


584. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. —Babe Ruth


585. Joss Stone Talks New Holiday Album 'Merry Christmas, Love'


586. "I took acting classes in my senior year in college and I loved it.” ― Adepero Oduye


587. “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” – Salvador Dali


588. “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X


589. I am here to tell you that whatever you think your dream is now, it will probably change. And that's okay. —Conan O'Brien


590. As you start your journey, the first thing you should do is throw away that store-bought map and begin to draw your own.— Michael Dell


591. If you're willing to stand for what you believe in ... you won't need advice from me, because you will be able to handle whatever comes. — Whoopi Goldberg


592. Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. — Arnold Schwarzenegger


593. “By my senior year in high school, I was friends with every group.” ― Shane West


594. The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. – Dale Carnegie


595. “I Spent 113,880 Hours Of My Life For A Paper And A Handshake.”


596. Be the hardest working person you know. Because if you’re not, someone else will be. —Ian Brennan


597. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. —Michael Jordan


598. You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result. — Mahatma Ghandi


599. If you aren't going all the way, why go at all? —Joe Namath


600. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.” –


601. The most important thing in life is to stop saying "I wish" and start saying "I will”. — Charles Dickens


602. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


603. “I’ve been a Ho all my life.” — Michelle Ho


604. 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


605. “I’m looking forward to the future, and feeling grateful for the past.” – Mike Rowe


606. “The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.” – Alexandre Dumas


607. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” ― Jim Rohn


608. “If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn


609. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn


610. You can’t do it alone. Be open to collaboration. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life. — Amy Poehler


611. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”—Oscar Wilde


612. If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. — Vincent Van Gogh


613. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho


614. “I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn’t see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.” ― Barry White


615. “So often in life things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great good fortune.” —Ruth Bader Ginsburg


616. “Stay focused, go after your dreams, and keep moving towards your goals.” – LL Cool J


617. There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. —Derek Jeter


618. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle


619. “Practice looking forward to possibilities.” – Shadonna Richards, RN


620. Don't be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. —Michelle Obama


621. “A very interesting theory makes no sense at all.” – Groucho Marx


622. “From error to error one discovers the entire truth.” – Sigmund Freud


623. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Henry David Thoreau


624. It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. —George Burns


625. “My head may be big, my eyes may be small, but my heart is just the right size.” – Alan Nguyen


626. Share your sparkle wherever you are. – Dodinsky


627. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


628. Learn from every mistake because every experience, encounter, and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more who you are. And then figure out what is the next right move. And the key to life is to develop an internal moral, emotional G.P.S. that can tell you which way to go. —Oprah


629. “I don’t walk away from things I think are unfinished.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


630. Chip and Joanna Gaines Sued for Breach in Contract for Book Deal


631. “Remember to always be yourself, unless you suck. Then pretend to be someone else.” – Mitchel Wieland


632. “The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward.” – Winston Churchill


633. The road to success is always under construction. —Lily Tomlin

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