A Few Words of Advice…

Graduation. It’s been long awaited and the time has finally about to come. You’ve spent the past four years learning the ins and outs of college life. Your grand finale is so close. Yet, counting down the days has made it feel grueling and endless. How can you push through your last set of finals and papers? How can you finish strong? How will you spend the last few moments of your college career? Here are a few words to help you answer these questions:

  • “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. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela
  • “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” -Michael Jordan
  • “Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” -Kongzi
  • “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –Milton Berle
  • “The man who has done his best has done everything.” -Charles M. Schwab
  • “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” -Les Brown
  • “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
  • “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  • “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  • “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby
  • “You don’t always get what you wish for, you get what you work for.” – Anonymous
  • “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello” –Paulo Coehlo
  • “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” –Frederick Douglass

Hopefully some of these quotes have resonated with you and you’re able to apply them. Feel free to share some of your own inspirational quotes that have helped you!