20 Creative Students Who Completely Slayed It With Their Class Yearbook Quotes

Ah, the yearbook. A permanent timestamp of just how cool – or otherwise – we all were at the end of our high-school days. While the memories themselves are often looked back on with a degree of embarrassment, there’s no denying that the yearbook is a treasured keepsake of a less stressful time in all our lives. And of course, it’s also an opportunity to go out in style with a killer yearbook quote – as these Class of 2017 alumni knew all too well. Yup, as the kids say, their quotes are absolutely on fleek.

Logan Para’s witty one-liner is all the more fitting thanks to the fact that the senior philharmonic bassist managed to beat cancer. A triumphant moment for Logan, then, solidified forever in an awesome yearbook quote.

A quote of a quote of a quote? It’s Quoteception. Still, there’s just no beating the timeless words of Wayne Gretzky, according to The Office’s Michael Scott. We’ve never felt more inspired.

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Sometimes, you don’t realize how old you are until it’s staring you right in the face, like a terrifying existential crisis. Case in point: this yearbook quote means that the kids who grew up with Hannah Montana are now graduating high school. Yup, we’re ancient.

There’s nothing like going out with the confidence of a killer yearbook quote. And Sam’s hilarious offering is the perfect example, quoting pretty much everyone else with what we’re sure is absolute verbatim. Definitely.

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The sass coming from the Class of 2017 is truly immense. Gone are the boring quotes of old. Instead, these millennials know exactly which buttons to push. And the results are some absolutely legendary quotes, like this hilarious number.

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What do you mean, your yearbook quote wasn’t the opening line from The Bee Movie? Clearly, you’re nowhere near as cool as Stephen Humes. After all, someone needs to draw attention to the dwindling bee population – and a yearbook seems like the perfect opportunity. Right?

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In life, it’s never a good idea to take yourself too seriously. Thankfully, the millennial generation is all about the exact opposite of that. Maria here, for instance, doesn’t lack a single ounce of self-awareness in her hilarious quote.

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Using your yearbook quote as a means of coming out? It’s a bold move, but no doubt one that will pay off for this audacious student. And with a glorious Narnia reference to boot, Stanley is definitely going places.

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There’s nothing like making people put some effort into figuring out what you’re trying to say. And then, of course, leading them to one of the most hilariously appropriate Michael Scott quotes of all time.

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Here’s a girl who’s sat through too many classes when the teacher can’t pronounce her name. Thankfully, while she’s obviously grown accustomed to it, she’s also taken it entirely on the chin. Millennials are a hardy bunch, eh?

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Ah, there’s nothing like the endless loop of education. And, of course, the crushing realization that graduating high school doesn’t mean you’re free from its claws just yet. The slow-dawning comprehension appears to have hit this student quite recently, it seems.

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Well, that’s definitely a reason. Quite how viable it is, we’re not so sure about. But if the rest of the Class of 2017 is as hilariously on point as this young woman, we’re pretty sure the future is in safe hands.

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A writer for the ages. In fact, if this guy isn’t going on to major in literature, creative writing or poetry, we’d have to consider it a case of terribly wasted talent. Timeless quotes like these don’t come along very often, you know.

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Good guy Google definitely deserves plenty of credit for the careers of many high-school students. And, of course, college students. After all, we reckon Abdul’s going to be even more grateful for all these things once he moves into higher education.

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For those unfamiliar with millennial slang, “goat” is actually an acronym, “G.O.A.T.,” which stands for “greatest of all time.” Yes, as far as Anthony’s concerned, there’s nothing like a bit of humility. In fact, he’s probably the most humble guy there is.

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Well, that’s pretty much the closest analogy we’ve ever seen for what high school is really like. At least, if our memories of the place are anything to go by. And why wouldn’t they be? We’re pretty sure the high-school experience is universal, after all. Universal hell.

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Twins are an endless source of comedic potential, so it’s absolutely perfect that these guys made such great use of their identical looks. Yes, with a little coordination, anything’s possible – and these guys knew it.

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Words to live by, KaiLee, words to live by. Who says millennials have no ambition? Clearly, when it comes to food, there are no limits – only those you inflict upon yourself. Especially when pizza is concerned.

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Quoting yourself in your yearbook doesn’t usually require the label “self,” but we guess this poor girl spent most of her high-school years repeating this phrase ad nauseam. To be fair, though, that’s probably the first question we’d ask, too. Sorry, Tuesday.

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We have complete sympathy for Jenna. After all, group projects were basically the most horrendous part of getting anything done in high school. Without question, the majority of the work was always left to one person. And here, that one person was clearly Jenna. Hard times.

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