You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
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. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'. Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
Harry taught me that death isn't the end, it's the beginning.
Openness isn't the end. It's the beginning.
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
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.
Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.