Best Senior Quotes Ideas and Examples

Senior Quotes

High school graduates are starting their journey into adulthood. They have finished an important phase in their life, and are ready to start on the next one.

The doors to their future are open. Which way will they take? There are many possibilities. college, vocational school, work, or something else.

It is time to celebrate their achievements (or lack of them).

High school graduates are asked to share their quotes for their Year book. Each one is asked to write something.

Senior quotes, which can also be called graduation quotes, give students a chance to sum up their academic career in a short and simple message.

Do you ask yourself, “What should I put as my quote?”

There are several answers to this question:

  • Write Something that summarize your experience at the high school.
  • Write about an important experience you had.
  • Share your attitude about your school, teachers or friends.
  • Give your opinion about something that means much to you.
  • You can write about your future plans.
  • You can write a funny quote, something entertaining, or something deep.

These are just a few ideas, and there are many more you can find by thinking and searching for them.

Bellow, you will find a few ideas of what to write. You will find ideas and examples of quotes from yearbooks and from various other sources.

You will read what high school graduates think and want, and how they describe their attitude toward school and toward life.

These quotes can give you ideas on how to phrase your own quote. Some quotes are from famous people and some from not so famous. They can give an idea of what to write for your senior quote.

Inspirational Best Senior Quotes

“I haven’t even begun to peak.” –Dennis Reynolds

“I’m a senior, but I stay fresh man.” –Martin Alvarado

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” –Robert Louis Stevenson

“The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one?” –Steve Schulte

“The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.” –Orson Scott Card

“My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to. Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small and that you never need to carry more than you can hold.” –Rascal Flatts

“Education is important, but big biceps are importanter.” –Hugh Vo

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” –Herman Melville

“Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” –Kerry Washington

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“Life isn’t how to survive the storm; it’s about how to dance in the rain.” – Taylor Swift

“It’s hard to soar with the eagles when you’re surrounded by turkeys.” –Adam Sandler

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse.” –Ed Koch

“Do not worry too much about your lawn. You will soon find if you haven’t already that almost every adult American devotes tremendous time and money to the maintenance of an invasive plant species called turf grass that we can’t eat. I encourage you to choose better obsessions.” –John Green

“You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. You get to decide what to worship.” –David Foster

“Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. The second is only part of the first.” –Anna Quindlen

“Now that you’ve graduated, just remember: Bosses don’t usually accept notes from your mother.” –Melanie White

“I’m a senior, but I stay fresh man.” –Martin Alvarado

“Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make good art.” –Neil Gaiman

“The road to success is always under construction.” –Lily Tomlin

“If learning is like a sponge, don’t ever stop soaking it up. Never stop learning.” –Catherine Pulsifer

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“I’m looking forward to the future, and feeling grateful for the past.” –Mike Rowe

“Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” –Jim Rohn

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” –Vince Lombardi

“Don’t just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.” –Barack Obama

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” –Francis Bacon

“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

Funny Senior Quotes

Here is a selection of funny quotes.

“I want to thank Google, Wikipedia, and to whoever invented copy and paste. Thank you.” –Stephanie Flores

“My computer screen is brighter than my future.” –Katia Perez

“I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”Jim Carrey

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.”” –Betty Reese

“Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.”” –Mark A. Cooper

“The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.”” –Sarah Brown

Senior Year Quotes that Motivate

“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

“It is absolutely still possible to make a difference.” –Michelle Obama

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe

“Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.” –Charles Kettering

“There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.” –Dick Costolo

“You do have a future. There is light at the end of that inky black tunnel.” –Willow Cross

“The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.” –Neil Gaiman

Senior Quotes about Success

“Why don’t you focus on where you’re going and less on where you came from?” –Amy Harmon

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” –Chris Grosser

“Real courage is holding on to a still voice in your head that says, ‘I must keep going.’ It’s that voice that says nothing is a failure if it is not final. That voice that says to you, ‘Get out of bed. Keep going. I will not quit.'” –Cory Booker

“Don’t underestimate the power of your dreams.” –Corinna Kong

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” –Nora Roberts

“Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” –Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” –John Maxwell

“Success doesn’t rush. The greatest reward is the journey!” –Jeff Moore

If you have just graduated now, don’t forget to write your own words, so that they will be included in the senior yearbook quotes next to the yearbook photos.

How would you announce your graduation? Did you know there are beautiful graduation announcement templates you can find on the web?

Some of you, might include funny yearbook quotes, and others, more serious ones. Some will spend time finding the right words, and others, would find something in a snap. It does not matter how long it takes to write, just find something that speaks about you, about your aspirations, or about the time you spend at high school.

Muster your confidence and self-esteem at this important time in your life, and start making plans for the future, if you haven’t started yet.

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