During the graduation ceremony, you want to say a few words to the eager audience. In your speech, you use a familiar joke. To your horror, nobody even smiles, forget laugh. You go crimson in the ears and want to end your speech at the earliest. Sounds like a familiar situation? Very often, people don't realize that a funny graduation quote always works with audiences. Don't repeat familiar jokes; rather use a funny graduation quote to add mirth to your speech. Here are some that could help you make a great speech.

Robert Orben

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.

Gary Bolding
Your families are extremely proud of you. You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money.

Doug Larson
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.

James D'arcy
It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I'd become an actor.

Garry Trudeau
Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.

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One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.

George Foreman

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at 4:00 in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.

Robert Goheen

If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.

You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.

Oscar Wilde
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

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