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#1. Upon graduation, believe it or not, I had no job. I had no interviews. I had no prospects. I had no worries. What I did have, I had passion. I had enormous passion. I had passion for financial markets. I had fallen in love with financial markets. - Author: Gary Cohn
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#2. My first jobs after graduation in 1955 were as a project engineer for G.E. and later with the U.S. government in Washington, D.C., where I met and married my wife, Dolores Celini. - Author: Oliver E. Williamson
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#3. Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate. - Author: Alexis Herman
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#4. For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#5. I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs. - Author: Jim Clyburn
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#6. From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as something artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#7. CALUMNUS, n. A graduate of the School for Scandal. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#8. But youth has a future. The closer he came to graduation, the more his heart beat. He said to himself: This is still not life, this is only the preparation for life. - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#9. All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since. - Author: Patina Miller
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#10. Hopefully life is long. Do stuff you will enjoy thinking about and telling stories about for many years to come. Do stuff you will want to brag about. - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#11. Sometimes the 'day' you're dreaming for never comes. Take control of your future and start now. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#12. Now I usually try not to give advice. Information, yes, advice, no. But, what has worked for me may not work for you. Well, take for instance what has worked for me. Wigs. Tight clothes. Push-up bras. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#13. For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families. - Author: Patrick J. Kennedy
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#14. The most important thing is this: to sacrifice what you are now for what you can become tomorrow. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#15. I've been waiting more than 30 years to say this: 'Dad, I always told you I'd come back and get my degree.' I want to thank Harvard for this honor. I'll be changing my job next year and it will be nice to finally have a college degree on my resume! - Author: Bill Gates
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#16. Don't ever rob a bank. Enjoy life. Have fun. Choose to be happy now; don't wait until you're 'successful,' because honestly, I was as happy when we were unemployed and scrounging around for a buck. - Author: Peter Farrelly
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#17. I had never really given any thought to working for the CIA, but graduation was upon me; I was getting married just a week or two after graduation; I had no job, no prospects for a job. And so I said sure, I'd be interested in working for the CIA. - Author: John Kiriakou
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#18. I went to a public high school, and after graduation, college wasn't really much of an option for me. I didn't believe I had the money or the grades at the time, so I continued to work and save money to support my acting career. - Author: Christie Laing
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#19. Those words are from Lynda Barry's novel 'Cruddy.' I've carried them with me for some time. There's a lot in my life I wasn't expecting. One is the realization that I stood at this pulpit and delivered a reading for my own graduation ... 15 years ago. Unexpectedly, I'm old. - Author: Jack Dorsey
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#20. Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do. - Author: Daniel Greenberg
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#21. That diploma you hold in your hands today is really just your learner's permit for the rest of the drive through life. Remember, you don't have to be smarter than the next person, all you have to do is be willing to work harder than the next person. - Author: Jimmy Iovine
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#22. I wish that someone had said to me that it's normal to feel lost for a little while. - Author: Ira Glass
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#23. Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#24. In high performing countries, principals are working with highly qualified teachers who come from the top tiers of the graduation range, who have been rigorously prepared in universities and through supervised practice in schools, and who remain in education for all of their careers. - Author: Andy Hargreaves
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#25. You're young. Maybe there'll be time for a do-over if you don't get it right the first time. But there are no guarantees. There will come a time as it has for me when there's no time for a do-over. - Author: Elizabeth Edwards
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#26. This was one of the last weekends before we'd be the seniors, and I was thinking about what that meant. About how these rituals of prom, the luau, and graduation that we'd watched for years were suddenly personal. - Author: Robyn Schneider
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#27. Flora hadn't signed my yearbook. When I got it back from the cheerleaders, I skimmed over the last few pages and saw that every one of them signed except for her. I was disappointed but I wasn't surprised.

We were too much of everything to be summed up in a few sentences. -Sean Foster - Author: Rainbowbrook
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#28. Just after graduation in 1966, like many of my contemporaries, I applied for research training at the National Institutes of Health. Perhaps because his wife was a poet, Ira Pastan agreed to take me into his laboratory, despite my lack of scientific credentials. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#29. Pursue whatever it is that you want to do with your life. It is the only secret to happiness that I know except for maybe true love, that and maybe having the amazing health insurance plan that our congressmen have. - Author: Lewis Black
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#30. To me, this goes beyond disappointing. It shows that we are failing to gain ground on the very conditions we need to reverse to improve our graduation rates and produce more students who are ready for college and the workforce. - Author: Bob Wise
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#31. When you work for other people you'll find ... that they do know what's best for them, and for the company. And you should listen to them and be respectful, but they don't know what's best for you. - Author: Mike Judge
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#32. We were nostalgic for a time that wasn't yet over. - Author: Nina LaCour
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#33. What I like about graduation speeches is that they're an opportunity for someone to make sense of their life and to impart that wisdom to someone else. It's like a sanctioned self-help moment. - Author: Bruce Eric Kaplan
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#34. It's my goal to make martial arts compulsory for girls in school. In China, you have to do two years of martial arts' training without which you cannot get a graduation degree. - Author: Akshay Kumar
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#35. Earlier today, Arnold Schwarzenegger criticized the California school system, calling it disastrous. Arnold says California's schools are so bad that its graduates are willing to vote for me. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#36. Don't just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table. - Author: Barack Obama
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#37. I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted that I'd be a lousy businessman, and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life. - Author: Peter Gallagher
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#38. I pretty much bailed on high school. I mean, I graduated, but I wasn't even there for my own graduation. - Author: Tommy Caldwell
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#39. Develop and protect a moral sensibility and demonstrate the character to apply it. Dream big. Work hard. Think for yourself. Love everything you love, everyone you love, with all your might. And do so, please, with a sense of urgency, for every tick of the clock subtracts from fewer and fewer. - Author: David McCullough Jr.
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#40. Stand tall on the summit after a tedious climb. Take in the remarkable scenery and the exhilaration of accomplishment. But don't pause for long; there are greater mountains to climb while you still possess the drive and capacity to do so. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#41. The world is waiting for us to graduate from ourselves. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#42. The day after my high school graduation in 1952, I headed to Alaska. I was 17. I started out greasing equipment, then became a heavy-crane operator. I made and saved good money there for two years. - Author: Dennis Washington
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#43. I dropped out of school for a semester, transferred to another college, switched to an art major, graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer. - Author: James Green Somerville
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#44. Karate is the best thing you can do for your child. - Author: Chuck Norris
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#45. For most of us enlightenment is not a destination or graduation into a permanent higher state of consciousness, but a moment-by-moment experience constantly fluctuating between degrees of wholeness and limited consciousness. I like to call this enlightening-ment. - Author: Jennifer Howard
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#46. I too turned to Webster's Dictionary and it defined Harvard University as a season for gathering crops. - Author: Andy Samberg
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#47. My first class is biology. I can't find it and get my first demerit for wandering the hall. It is 8:50 in the morning. Only 699 days and 7 class periods until graduation. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#48. There is no delete button for bigotry. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#49. Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can't stand, speak for those who can't speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark. - Author: Julie Andrews
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#50. Life is not easy for anyone. Sometimes you don't see the challenges on the outside, but every single one of us has both those and everything that goes on inside as well. Give it your all. Dare to be all you can be. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#51. I believe in the principle that I can make a difference in this world. It may be ever so small, but it will count for the greater good. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#52. Don't look for big things, just do small things with great love ... the smaller the thing, the greater must be our love. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#53. For many, graduation marks the end of formal student life - the end of long spring breaks and of thinking that a 10 A.M. class is far too early. - Author: Alexa Von Tobel
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#54. Our promise to our children should be this: if you do well in school, we will pay for you to obtain a college degree. - Author: Ruth Ann Minner
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#55. For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#56. As citizens, we understand that it is not about what America may do for us. It's about what can be done by us, together. - Author: Barack Obama
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#57. In the future I see open fields for more important researches. Psychology will be securely based on the foundation already laid by Mr. Herbert Spencer, that of the necessary acquirement of each mental power and capacity by graduation. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#58. You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#59. Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be ... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together. - Author: Jon Secada
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#60. You cannot help but learn more as take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is and old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it. - Author: John Updike
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#61. When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#62. Whenever humans come together for any reason, music is there: weddings, funerals, graduation from college, men marching off to war, stadium sporting events, a night on the town, prayer, a romantic dinner, mothers rocking their infants to sleep ... music is a part of the fabric of everyday life. - Author: Daniel Levitin
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#63. I teach one semester a year, and this year I'm just teaching one course during that semester, a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s, people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion. - Author: Tobias Wolff
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#64. The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me. - Author: Elizabeth Blackwell
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#65. It's not a giant thing, like graduation, Mardi Gras, Halloween or New Year's. We do get business from it. That's why we put stuff out; we don't skip it. It's our big thing for March. - Author: Suzanne Smith
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#66. For good nurture and education implant good constitutions. - Author: Plato
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#67. You may learn sooner than most generations the hard lesson that you must always make the path for yourself ... There is no secret society out there that will tap you on your shoulder one night and show you the way. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#68. We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#69. I commuted to the prestigious Hibiya High School from my uncle's home in Tokyo. During the high school years, I developed an interest in chemistry, so upon graduation, I chose to take an entrance examination for the Department of Chemistry of the University of Kyoto, the old capital of Japan. - Author: Susumu Tonegawa
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#70. Diplomas are ill-purposed. What should be celebrated is not the culmination of twelve years sitting in a school desk; what an 18-year-old should be recognized for is making it through young adulthood without getting herself killed. - Author: Kari Martindale
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#71. Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation. - Author: Rick Perry
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#72. In Gadsden County, Florida, for example, students were required to take a total of 242 standardized exams between kindergarten and their high school graduation day, according to a recent study by the conservative Foundation for Excellence in Education. - Author: Anonymous
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#73. My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs. - Author: Jim Evans
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#74. Choice of evils debates always produce extremism - people choose what they hope is the lesser evil, then call it good and demonize the other choice. It will be a challenge for your generation to synthesize - to move beyond Us versus Them, to We. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#75. We believed we could prepare our kids for a more competitive world. And today, our younger students have earned the highest math and reading scores on record. Our high school graduation rate has hit an all-time high. And more Americans finish college than ever before. - Author: Barack Obama
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#76. A month before graduation I got an off-Broadway job. Then I did some commercials, including one for MCI. You can only see half of me, but it paid well. Thank God for commercials. - Author: Lee Pace
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#77. Maybe it's a symptom of a small town - and Gentry certainly was that - but for some, even after graduation, high school never really ends. - Author: Matt Abrams
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#78. Life is not about warming yourself by the fire, life is about building the fire. And generosity is the match ... If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap, but if you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody. - Author: Larry Lucchino
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#79. My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out. - Author: Ruth Westheimer
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#80. I thank God for a gracious completion of my doctorate degree. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#81. If you're willing to stand for what you believe in ... you won't need advice from me, because you will be able to handle whatever comes. - Author: Whoopi Goldberg
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#82. Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars. - Author: Richard Halliburton
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#83. When I started singing as a freshman, I didn't sing for anybody - my parents or my friends. By the time I was a senior, the teacher asked me if I wanted to audition for a solo at my graduation. I was really nervous but I got it. - Author: Toby Lightman
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#84. The years after graduation hardened me into someone quite different from the strutting graduate who left campus that day headed for New York city, ready to offer the world his talent. The world, I discovered. was not all that interested. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#85. I left for New York three days after graduation. - Author: Jenn Lyon
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#86. In this time of recession, it is the time for invention. Did you know both the telephone and the automobile were invented during recessions? So was 'talking dirty.' - Author: Eugene Mirman
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#87. I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#88. I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I didn't submit that to a publisher. I sympathize with my professors who had to read it. - Author: David Eddings
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#89. Be aware that even before you have reached your ultimate professional destination, if you always strive for excellence, you can and should have a substantial impact on the world in which you live. - Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
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#90. When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.' - Author: Francis Ford Coppola
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#91. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying says that death is the graduation ceremony, while living is just a long course in learning and preparing for the next journey. If we acknowledge death as the beginning, then how can we fear it? - Author: Nikki Sixx
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#92. Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it. - Author: Mary Lou Retton
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#93. I was a lesbian for a semester at Wesleyan - it was a graduation requirement. - Author: Ayelet Waldman
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#94. Don't work for fools. It's not worth it. Getting paid less to work for people you like and believe in is much better for you (and your career) in the long run. - Author: Adam Savage
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#95. There are times when we do not recognize that it is time for us to move forward. When life is ready for us to move and we resist, life will move us by any means necessary. What may feel like a disaster is actually a graduation. Remain open to being guided, supported and protected by the universe. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#96. A college education is not a quantitative body of memorized knowledge salted away in a card file. It is a taste for knowledge, a taste for philosophy, if you will; a capacity to explore, to question to perceive relationships, between fields of knowledge and experience. - Author: Alfred Whitney Griswold
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