Excited graduates with mortarboard caps and long flowy gown collecting their certificates of graduation instantly reminds me of my favorite collection of funny graduation quotes.

funny graduation quotes

All these funny graduation quotes below are indeed truly hilarious and true too. Check them out.

“At commencement you wear your square-shaped mortarboards. My hope is that from time to time you will let your minds be bold, and wear sombreros.”- Paul Freund

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

“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.” – Garry Trudeau

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

“To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the ‘C’ students, I say you too may one day be President of the United States.” – George W. Bush

“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.” – Gary Bolding

“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.” – Robert Orben

“It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.” – Isabel Waxman

“Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed.” – Erma Bombeck

So, which one of the funny graduation quotes is the funniest of all? As for me, I pick the quote by Paul Freund.