You are educated. 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
Graduation is an exciting time. It marks both an ending and a beginning; it's warm memories of the past and big dreams for the future.
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
- Edward Koch
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X
When you think about the last four years, you'll probably remember that your greatest lessons came from outside the classroom. It's a good reminder that learning doesn't stop just because you received a diploma.
Today is a milestone. It tells you how far you've come. Keep learning, keep trying, keep accomplishing, and keep venturing on through your journey. Congratulations!
The future holds no promises, but rather mysteries and surprises. What you've learned will prepare you for both. Congratulations and all the best for the future!
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
Remember this day, the sense of pride and accomplishment that you take from it. Use that to move toward your next big goal. Congrats!