What Are Some Good Quotes to Put in a Yearbook?


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Some good quotes to use in a yearbook include "If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door," by Milton Berle, Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart," by Kongzi and "The language of friendship is not words but meanings," by Henry David Thoreau. Students typically choose a quote that best represents them to display next to their individual photo in their yearbook.

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Yearbook quotes should have meaning for the individual student who has chosen it. Some students may choose inspirational quotes, while others may prefer to use one that is humorous. It can come from a variety of sources, such as literature, historical figures, celebrities or music.

One common theme for yearbook quotes is friendship. Examples of this include "It takes a long time to grow an old friend" by John Leonard and "Friends are relatives you make for yourself" by Eustache Deschamps. Another theme is the future, such as the quote "Even the smallest person can change the course of the future" from "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien and "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars," by Les Brown. Some students may choose to focus on remembering the past and can choose a quote such as "Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember" by Seneca and "We do not remember days; we remember moments" by Cesare Pavese.

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