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Graduation Quotes: Perfect for Cards, Yearbooks & More!

Originally Published May 28, 2024Updated Jun 03, 2024

Celebrate Your Graduation with Celebratory Quotes

Graduation is a momentous occasion! Get ready to print your graduation quotes at Walgreens or CVS for cards, yearbooks, cap decorations, and more. Whether it's high school, college, or beyond, let's celebrate every graduate with personalized messages and well-wishes.

This is your ultimate guide for graduation quotes: perfect for your cap and gown, yearbook signatures, senior quotes, and thank you cards. Find inspiration and print them easily at your local Walgreens or CVS store!

Inspiring Quotes & Sayings for Graduates - Print at Walgreens

Whether it's for a motivational boost or a social media post, these graduation quotes are perfect to inspire and celebrate the graduate in your life. Easily print them at your nearest Walgreens or CVS.

Graduation Card Quotes and Sayings

Show your pride and joy for the graduate with a special card! Use these quotes and ideas for graduation card wording, and make it memorable by printing at CVS or Walgreens.

  1. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” - B.B. King
  2. “Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.” - Senator Orrin Hatch
  3. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” - Arthur Ashe
  4. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” - Steve Jobs
  5. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Seuss
  6. “I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.” - Maya Angelou
  7. “In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa
  8. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” - Oscar Wilde
  9. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” - Babe Ruth
  10. “The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.” - Neil Gaiman
  11. “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” - Betty Reese
  12. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison
  13. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’” - Audrey Hepburn
  14. “There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.” - Dick Costolo
  15. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” - Henry David Thoreau
  16. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” - Confucius
  17. “Dream big and dare to fail.” - Norman Vaughan
  18. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” - Maya Angelou
  19. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” - Henry Ford
  20. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” - Grandma Moses

Graduation Card Messages

Celebrate the graduate with these messages to write in a card!

  1. We are so proud of you, {name} for how far you’ve come and where you’re going!
  2. Believe in the beauty of your dreams! Happy Graduation, Class of
  3. Look back on these 4 years with pride and a smile, you’ve accomplished so much!
  4. Look out world, here comes {name}! Congratulations!
  5. Here’s to you, {name}! College is lucky to have you.
  6. Good luck at university for the next four years. Work hard and have fun!
  7. Another new entry in the workforce! Congratulations!
  8. You did it! Congratulations on four years of hard work and dedication.
  9. The future is bright, better find some sunglasses, {name}!
  10. Today is the first page in the next chapter of your life! Congratulations class of .

Creative Cap Decoration Quotes

Decorating your graduation cap is a fun tradition. If your school allows it, here are some quote ideas for inspiration.

  1. Thanks Mom & Dad. Class of
  2. Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace
  3. Proud of my B.S.
  4. She believed she could so she did
  5. And so the adventure begins
  6. Master has given Dobby a diploma … Dobby is a free elf!
  7. The best is yet to come
  8. Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded
  9. Follow your arrow
  10. The tassel is worth the hassle
  11. She turned her can’ts into cans, and her dreams into plans.
  12. Be the change you wish to see in the world
  13. Hotter by one degree
  14. Oh the places you’ll go!
  15. May your hats fly as high as your dreams
  16. Game of Loans. Interest is coming.
  17. Well-behaved women seldom make history.
  18. Now what?
  19. On to the next chapter
  20. Class of , we made it!: The One with the Pandemic

Yearbook and Senior Quotes

Need a great message for a yearbook or a senior quote?

  1. I am so glad we grew so close this year! From geometry to Friday night football games and everything in between, we definitely had too much fun! Can’t wait for all the adventures with you this summer!
  2. We started high school as best friends and now we’re heading separate ways for college. Where did all the time go? I will miss you like crazy, but we’ll only be four hours apart and Christmas break will be here before you know it. Anyways…we have all summer. Let’s make the most of it!
  3. You make my life fun! I can’t imagine sophomore year without you and your antics, humor and sweet notes. Love you!
  4. It’s been a pleasure to watch you grow and change this year. You have within you everything you need to continue to be successful. You can move mountains if you want. I wish you the best of luck.
  5. It was a lot of fun having History with you this year. You always have really great things to say! Hope you have a fantastic summer.

Senior Quotes

  1. See kids…I told you I was good-looking in high school.
  2. I didn’t know these captions were due today.
  3. High School Musical is pretty unrealistic.
  4. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
  5. All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.
  6. You can’t move forward without saying goodbye to the past.
  7. Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
  8. Oh the places we’ll go!
  9. Here’s to the next chapter …
  10. Class of , we made it


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Leah is a self-proclaimed iced coffee enthusiast, "word artist", and brunch connoisseur. 
By day, she makes a living by creating all this content you know and hopefully love for Picta on the blog, in your inbox, or on social media. 
By night, she enjoys cooking up something new in the kitchen, hopping on her road bike, and painting watercolors with a glass of rosé (or two or three)!

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