47 Senior Quotes So Good You'll Kinda Want To Steal Them

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    It's graduation season! Which, for all you seniors out there, means it's time to pick a yearbook quote. Not to put any pressure on you, but this is the most important decision* you'll make this year. This is how you'll be remembered by your classmates, teachers, and history itself. It's up to you whether you choose something poignant and wise or silly and ridiculous.

    *Just kidding! It isn't.

    Person in graduation cap and gown smiling, holding a diploma, against a wooden wall

    But don't worry! We put together this list of senior quotes with the help of Reddit and Twitter to help you make this crucial choice. Even if you don't end up picking a quote from this list, one of them might be your jumping-off point to find the perfect one. Inspiration or not, we can promise these will make you laugh. Or chuckle, at least.

    1. "The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off." —Gloria Steinem

    2. "Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia." - Charles M. Schulz

    3. "I wouldn't want to belong to any club that would have me as a member." —Groucho Marx

    American comedian Groucho Marx holds a cigar as he hosts an episode of the television show 'You Bet Your Life'

    4. "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it." - Terry Pratchett

    5. "Hakuna matata." —The Lion King

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    6. "I'm not sure what the future holds, but I do know that I'm going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate." - Bill Murray

    7. "Attention campers, lunch has been canceled due to lack of hustle. Deal with it." —Tony Perkis (Heavyweights)

    8. "The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

    9. “I'll say this to you, my friend, with all the love in my heart and all the wisdom of the universe: Take it sleazy.” —Michael (The Good Place)

    Ted Danson attends the "Cheers Reunion" panel during the 12th Season of ATX TV Festival at ACL Live on June 02, 2023 in Austin, Texas

    10. "I'm not a businessman; I'm a business, man." - Jay-Z

    11. "Long story short, I survived." —Taylor Swift

    12. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon

    13. "Gotta blast!" —Jimmy Neutron


    14. "If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late." - Henny Youngman

    15. "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." —John Lennon

    16. "Life's a garden, dig it!" —Joe Dirt

    17. "I've done my waiting! 12 years of it! In Azkaban!" —Sirius Black (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)

    18. "Life's too mysterious to take too serious." —Mary Engelbreit

    19. "Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and hurt you." —Rick Astley

    Rick Astley performs on the main Pyramid Stage on Day 4 of the Glastonbury Festival 2023 held at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2023 in Glastonbury, England.

    20. "Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things." —George Carlin

    21. "True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country." —Kurt Vonnegut

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    22. "Follow your heart, but take your brain with you." —Alfred Adler

    23. "Were we supposed to have a quote?" —Ann Paul Veal (Arrested Development)

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    24. "It's supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it." —Jimmy Dugan (A League of Their Own)

    25. "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none." —William Shakespeare

    26. "You met me at a very strange time in my life." —The Narrator (Fight Club)

    27. "I am ready to face any challenges that might be foolish enough to face me." —Dwight Schrute (The Office)

    Dwight Schrute looking unamused at the camera

    28. "Be so good that they can't ignore you." —Steve Martin

    29. "You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world and there's still going to be someone who hates peaches." —Dita Von Teese

    30. "I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it." —Clint Eastwood

    31. "When I'm sad, I stop being sad, and just be awesome instead. True story." —Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother)

    Ted Mosby and Barney Stinson

    32. "It's not your job to be likable. It's your job to be yourself." —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    33. "All my life I've had one dream: to achieve my many goals." —Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)

    34. "Mr. Stark, I don't feel so good." —Peter Parker (Avengers: Infinity War)

    35. "Wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down." —Toni Morrison (Song of Solomon)

    36. "May I never be complete. May I never be content. May I never be perfect." —Chuck Palahniuk

    37. "I'm not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?" —Chandler Bing (Friends)

    38. "'You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. —Wayne Gretzky'" —Michael Scott (The Office)

    39. "Shoot for the moon; if you miss you will die in outer space, which is cool." —Katya Zamolodchikova

    Drag queen Katya Zamolodchikova attends Build to discuss "The Trixie & Katya Show" at Build Studio on November 1, 2017 in New York City

    40. "If I die, turn my tweets into a book." —Gina Linetti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)

    41. “Do your thing and don't care if they like it.” ―Tina Fey (Bossypants)

    42. "Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape." —Anonymous

    43. "I did meet some of the most insufferable people, but they also met me." —Shane Madej

    Shane Madej arrives at The 9th Annual Streamy Awards held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Friday, December 13, 2019

    44. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." —Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere’s Fan)

    45. "My stummy hurt." —Playboi Carti

    Playboi Carti performs at the 2019 Governors Ball Festival at Randall's Island on June 01, 2019 in New York City

    46. "That's hot." —Paris Hilton

    47. "Goodbye everyone, I'll remember you all in therapy." —Plankton (Spongebob)

    This article contains content previously curated by Dave Stopera, Michelle Rennex, Syd Robinson Hattie Soykan, and Shyla Watson. It was compiled by Kelly Rissman.