Your friend or family member is graduating soon. Choose from one of these graduation quotes to share your heart-felt feelings about their accomplishment. They are great for putting into their graduation card or a letter!

"There is a good reason they call these ceremonies "commencement exercises." Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning."
~ Orrin Hatch

"You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go."
~ Dr. Seuss

"I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known."
~ Author Unknown

"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
~ Aristotle

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!"
~ Andy McIntyre

"Education is the best provision for old age."
~ Aristotle

"Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you'll make a difference."
~ Arie Pencovici

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
~ Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles," 1992 (commonly misattributed to Nelson Mandela, 1994 inauguration speech)

"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 Westheimers

"In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later."
~ Harold Geneen

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
~ Les Brown

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
~ Albert Einstein

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

"The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed."
~ Henry Ford

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Author's Bio: 

Linda Lovejoy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Life Coach with over 10 years' experience working with a variety of populations that include:

• Trauma survivors (sexual, physical, and emotional abuse)
• Patients (terminally ill or facing a major diagnosis)
• Military service members and their families
• Highly successful individuals interested in taking their life to the next level
• Individuals going through a major life transition such as a divorce or loss of job seeking to re-design their life

Her major life purpose is "to inspire people to live the life of their dreams and give them the tools to do so".

She has an inspirational website call Inspiration Oasis.

This website has a collection of inspirational quotes, poems, prayers, ecards, videos, articles, and lessons designed to empower you to live the life of your dreams.