Inspirational Quotes for Graduating Seniors

These inspirational quotes for graduating seniors will help to motivate and encourage them as they start a new chapter in their lives. Seniors in high school and college can find inspiration for their future in these commencement speeches and graduation quotes.

Inspirational Quotes for Graduating Seniors

“You can be anything or anyone you want to be. Just go for it and never give up on your dreams.”

“The future is bright. Follow your heart and believe in yourself and you can achieve anything.”

“Don’t be afraid to take risks. Jump into new adventures and experiences with both feet.”

“You are the author of your own story. Write a story that you are proud of and that inspires others.”

“If you want things to change, start with yourself. Make a change today and make a difference tomorrow.”

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”

“You cannot change your future if you continue to do what you’ve always done. Change your thinking, change your future.”

“Somewhere along the way in our lives, someone or something stops us from being our very best, but we can choose to reject that negativity and be all we desire in life.”

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean. If a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”

“We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”

“Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you; you have to win it yourself.”

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

“Failure is not an option. It comes with success – it’s called experience. You learn a lot of this the hard way.”

“The time to enjoy life is while you’re alive. The time to cry is when you’re by yourself. The time to laugh is when nobody’s looking.”

“If you love someone, set them free. If they don’t come back, hunt them down and kill them.”

“Don’t listen to people who try to find a reason for everything. Don’t listen to those who want an excuse for every experience. All’s well that ends well.”

“Sometimes the people who love you most are the ones who scare you the most.”

“Don’t worry about what people say about you. Just go out and do a great job, and be honest. That’s all anyone can ask of you.”

“Never forget that even when things are wrong, they can still be used to build beautiful things.”

“Life is a puzzle with missing pieces; we must look for them and put them together ourselves. It’s too short not to.”

“Everyone has a dream, but not everyone has the courage enough to live their dream. Let me be the first and the last in your life to tell you that there is always something worth living for.”

“Every person alive has had a dream, and what makes us human is our ability to hold on to those dreams through hard times.”

“The more I grow, the more I believe people are just lazy. They don’t even try. That’s why they have problems. That’s why their lives have no direction. They don’t try.”

“Magic happens when you put yourself in a situation and let circumstances take care of you.”

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The surest way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Don’t stay stuck on the first bad idea that comes along. So many people get that way.”

“You are the only person who can bring out the best in yourself. If you don’t reach inside your soul and find that person you were born to be, no one on earth can do it for you.”

“Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some battle.”

“No matter how busy your life gets, never forget: Life is short. So in your moments of leisure, make the most of them. Travel. See the world. Meet people. Experience new things and have adventures. Make memories.”

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”

Inspirational Quotes for Graduation

“Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will – to see the world, find love, and achieve great things.”

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

“A winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.”

“We all want the same things in life, but sometimes we reach for them differently. Don’t follow the crowd unless you ask yourself, ” Do I really want to?”

“You’re never too old to set another goal or dream a new one.”

“The only excuses are ignorance and fear.”

“Learn from your mistakes. Don’t let the failures of others discourage you from trying again.”

“In our lives, the most important thing is to listen to what we truly want and never to be content with anything less than that.”

“The choices you make today will be your choices tomorrow, forever. Never stop learning. Never stop changing. Never stop growing.”

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning your strength and the power within yourself to be who you want to be.”

“Let us always believe that we can make a difference in the world. Let us always believe in ourselves. And let us always believe that we can do whatever we want.”

“Don’t live someone else’s life. You have your own life to live. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes because that is how you learn and grow.”

“One day at a time is lovely, but one minute at a time is even better because that’s all the time you have.”

“We are the only ones who can take control of our destiny. We are the only ones who can make things happen.”

Inspiring Quotes for Seniors

“Life is not measured by how much you have but by how much you enjoy. Those who seek happiness and pleasure are genuinely wealthy.”

“How many great things were started by someone who said I couldn’t believe I can do it.”

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

“The word impossible has not been invented yet.”

“A beautiful day is when you can create happiness and share it with someone who matters to you.”

“Stop dreaming and start doing. What are your dreams? Start working on them today. Good things take time and effort to achieve, but it will all be worth it when you reach your goal.”

“Be the change that you seek in the world.”

“Don’t stop learning. Knowledge is the most critical thing in the world.”

“A successful man can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him and then build upon it.”

“We are always too busy to notice that life is just a game; both sides should have fun, not just one side. The player must learn to love losing as much as winning because he loses as much as he wins in this game of life. When he tries to win too much, he starts losing and thus loses the game.”

“Dance like no one is watching, love like you will never be hurt, sing like nobody is listening, and live like heaven is on earth.”

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can.”

“The essential thing in life is to love those around you. Without love, we have nothing.”

“Life is a beautiful journey. Embrace every moment, good and bad, and enjoy the ride.”

“Never give up on your dreams. With hard work and dedication, anything is possible.”

“Believe in yourself and follow your heart. You are capable of great things.”

“Be kind to others and always stay positive. You never know when you might make a difference in someone’s life.”

“Don’t be afraid to be different. Be unique and be proud of who you are.”

Words of Encouragement for Graduating Seniors

“Never give up on yourself. You are strong and capable of anything you set your mind to.”

“Be yourself and never change for anyone. You are perfect just the way you are.”

“ Smile often and enjoy life. It’s too short to be anything but happy.”

“Smile often and enjoy life. It’s too short to be anything but happy.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. Dream far, dream high, but most of all, dream as a child.”

“Follow your heart and believe in yourself. You can achieve anything.”

“What lies behind and in front of you parallels what lies within you.”

“Savor each moment, for it will never come again. Live your life to the most genuine and love with all your heart.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground, dream far, dream high, and always remember to smile.”

“Be kind to others and always stay positive. You never know when you might make a difference in someone’s life.”

“Smile often and enjoy life. It’s too short to be anything but happy.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground, dream far, dream high and always remember to smile.”

“Be patient with those who seek advice from you, and be gentle with yourself, for there is no more incredible friend than your true self.”

“I am my hope, a troubled hope full of loving-kindness, trust and loyalty. I am the ocean during the storm. My soul is peaceful and death cannot harm me.”

“I am the wind beneath your wings, the sea in the midst of calm water. I am my hope, a troubled hope full of loving-kindness, trust and loyalty. My soul burns with inspiration forever.”

“If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, it is yours forever. If it doesn’t, then it was never meant to be.”