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Advice to Grads

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Advice to Grads

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.”
Ed Koch, former New York City mayor

“You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.”
Tom Brokaw, broadcaster  

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

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.”
Plato

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
Aristotle

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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