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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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