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An Inspirational Quotes Graphic for High School Graduates

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Albert Einstein, and other great minds know quite a bit about pursuing dreams. See what they have to say in this inspirational quotes graphic. You can share it with your high school graduate and find more information on our blog.

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Inspirational Quotes for High School Graduation

This month, high school graduates everywhere are taking an important step toward the future. Encourage them to seek happiness and success with these inspirational quotes:

"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are".  (E.E. Cummings) "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams". (Eleanor Roosevelt)
"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) "Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today". (Malcolm X)
"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) "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us". (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
"Every person you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them". (H. Jackson Brown Jr.) "Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions". (Albert Einstein)
"At commencement, you wear your square-shaped mortarboards. My hope is that from time to time you will let your minds be bold and wear sombreros". (Paul Freund)  "Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can’t cross the chasm in two small jumps". (David Lloyd George)
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover". (Mark Twain) "Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey". (Michael Josephson)
"In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality". (Kristian Kan) "When you leave here, don’t forget why you came". (Adlai Stevenson)