With graduation season kicking off, we wanted to start this week with some inspirational quotes perfect for grads (and really everybody).  What are your favorites?  Have any good ones we missed?  All of our graduation invitations can be customized with any wording, so it’s easy to add your favorite inspirational quote…

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Excellence is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the ability to see obstacles as opportunities.
~ Author unknown

Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.
~David Lloyd George

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
~Beverly Sills

Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
~Arnold H. Glasow

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
~Henry Ford

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
~Sydney J. Harris

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

Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you’ll make a difference.
~Arie Pencovici

The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
~Edward Koch

There is a good reason they call these ceremonies “commencement exercises.” Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.
~Orrin Hatch

“…believe that the sort of life you wish to live is,
at this very moment, just waiting for you to summon it up.
And when you wish for it, you begin moving toward it,
and it, in turn, begins moving toward you.”

~ Suzan-Lori Parks

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.
~ Author unknown

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider the gifts you have been given, the difference you have made and the direction in which you are headed.
~ Author unknown

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
~ Albert Einstein

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.
~ Leonardo da Vinci

The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.
~ William Mather Lewis

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
~ Norman Vincent Peale

What other good graduation quotes do you know? We would love to add them to our list!

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