Please enjoy this list of 220 short inspirational quotes. Discover simple thoughts, one liners and wise sayings to start your day. Enjoy!
You can totally do this. Click to tweet
Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results. Click to tweet
No pressure, no diamonds. Thomas Carlyle Click to tweet
Stay foolish to stay sane. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet
When nothing goes right, go left. Click to tweet
Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett Click to tweet
Impossible is for the unwilling. John Keats Click to tweet
I can and I will. Click to tweet
Take the risk or lose the chance. Click to tweet
There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future. Augustine of Hippo Click to tweet
Good things happen to those who hustle. Anaïs Nin Click to tweet
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. Winston Churchill Click to tweet
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake Click to tweet
He who is brave is free. Seneca Click to tweet
Prove them wrong. Click to tweet
The Best Short Quotes
No guts, no story. Chris Brady
My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi
Screw it, let’s do it. Richard Branson
Boldness be my friend. William Shakespeare
Keep going. Be all in. Bryan Hutchinson
My life is my argument. Albert Schweitzer
Dream big. Pray bigger.
Leave no stone unturned. Euripides
Fight till the last gasp. William Shakespeare
Broken crayons still color. Click to tweet
And so the adventure begins.
If you want it, work for it.
You can if you think you can. George Reeves
Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln
Grow through what you go through.
Do it with passion or not at all.
She believed she could, so she did.
The past does not equal the future. Tony Robbins
At the end of hardship comes happiness.
If it matters to you, you’ll find a way. Charlie Gilkey
Forget about style; worry about results. Bobby Orr
Whatever you do, do with all your might. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Dream without fear. Love without limits.
Every noble work is at first impossible. Thomas Carlyle (See also: hard work quotes)
If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
We are twice armed if we fight with faith. Plato
The wisest mind has something yet to learn. George Santanaya
Open your mind. Get up off the couch. Move. Anthony Bourdain
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. André Gide
Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable. Paramahansa Yogananda
I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees. Euripides
The true success is the person who invented himself. Al Goldstein
Let him that would move the world first move himself. Socrates
Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking. Augustine of Hippo
We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller
It is better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand days as a lamb. Roman proverb
Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese proverb
See also: thought of the day
Part 2. Short Quotes That ARE…
Short Positive And Inspirational Quotes
You matter. Click to tweet
You are loved.
Actually, you can.
Yes! Yes! You can do it!
Focus on the good.
You are doing great.
We rise by lifting others.
Be happy. Be bright. Be you.
Every day is a second chance.
Each day provides its own gifts. Marcus Aurelius
Happiness looks gorgeous on you.
You are capable of amazing things.
You are somebody’s reason to smile.
Nothing is worth more than this day. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Click to tweet
Think like a proton, always positive.
You are stronger than you think you are.
Focus on the journey, not the destination. Greg Anderson
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve
You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with. W. C. Fields
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington
It’s okay to not be okay as long as you are not giving up.
If you feel like giving up, look back at how far you’ve come.
Every day may not be good but there is something good in every day.
You are amazing. As you are. Stronger than you know. More beautiful than you think. Tia Sparkles
Everything is going to be okay in the end. If it’s not the okay, it’s not the end.
Very Short Quotes, Tattoo Quotes, Words, Mantras
Go! Click to tweet
Let it be.
Go for it.
I love you.
C’est la vie.
Keep it cool.
Take it easy.
Be in the now.
Live the moment.
Choose to shine.
No pain, no gain.
Do it. With love.
Love conquers all.
Keep your chin up.
Follow your heart.
Don’t rush things.
You only live once.
Never stop dreaming.
Now is all you have.
Keep moving forward.
This too shall pass.
Every moment matters.
Love more. Worry less.
Dust settles. I don’t.
Nothing lasts forever.
Work hard. Stay humble.
Enjoy the little things.
The best is yet to come.
Better things are coming.
Collect moments – not things.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Funny Short Quotes
Don’t be humble, you’re not that great. Indira Gandhi (See also: confidence quotes)
Life is too short to learn German. Oscar Wilde Click to tweet
Why do they put pizza in a square box?
Do crabs think we walk sideways? Bill Murray
I intend to live forever. So far, so good. Steven Wright
Why is there an expiration date on sour cream? George Carlin
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven Wright
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. Steve Martin
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing. Friedrich Nietzsche
The last woman I was in was the Statue of Liberty. Woddy Allen
Women want love to be a novel. Men, a short story. Daphne du Maurier
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Benjamin Franklin
Whoever named it necking is a poor judge of anatomy. Groucho Marx
Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. Robert C. Gallagher
I bet giraffes don’t even know what farts smell like. Bill Murray
Every novel is a mystery novel if you never finish it.
Why is the slowest traffic of the day called ‘rush hour’?
It’s easy to quit smoking. I’ve done it hundreds of times. Mark Twain
The risk I took was calculated, but man, I am bad at math.
I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder. Steven Wright
Do not read the next sentence. You little rebel, I like you.
Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back. Oscar Wilde Click to tweet
If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library? Lily Tomlin
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. Douglas Adams
I never feel more alone than when I’m trying to put sunscreen on my back. Jimmy Kimmel
The key to eating healthy is not eating any food that has a TV commercial. Mike Birbiglia
I’ve got to keep breathing. It’ll be my worst business mistake if I don’t. Steve Martin
There are three types of people in this world: those who can count, and those who can’t.
The closest a person ever comes to perfection is when he fills out a job application form.
Cute Short Quotes
No rain. No flowers. Click to tweet
Shine like the stars.
You make my heart smile.
You will forever be my always.
The greatest pleasure of life is love. Euripides
Your voice is my favorite sound.
Throw kindness around like confetti.
My favorite place is inside your hug. Click to tweet
I still fall in love with you every day.
You smile, I smile. That’s how it works.
She was a rainbow, but he was color blind.
We were born to be real, not to be perfect. Liggy Webb
When I count my blessings, I count you twice.
When it rains look for rainbows. When it’s dark look for stars.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you are the world. Bill Wilson
I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. Ray Croft
Short Deep Quotes And Metaphors
Be a voice. Not an echo. Click to tweet
Seek the seeker. Ramana Maharshi
Every wall is a door. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only truth is music. Jack Kerouac
Silence is an answer too.
If youth knew; if age could. Sigmund Freud
Time is the soul of this world. Pythagoras
Life is short, death is forever. Chuck Palahniuk Click to tweet
Stars can’t shine without darkness.
He not busy being born is busy dying. Bob Dylan
It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso
Be who you needed when you were young.
Innocence is courage and clarity both. Osho
Find what you love and let it kill you. Charles Bukowski
Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean de La Fontaine
I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde
The eyes are useless when the mind is blind.
If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention. Tom Peters
You’ve gotta know what death is to know life. Jack Kevorkian
Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. Will Rogers
Forgiveness is giving up hope for a better past.
Be kind to unkind people, they need it the most.
Character like a photograph, develops in darkness.
Life is a question and how we live it is our answer. Gary Keller Click to tweet
God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails. Augustine of Hippo
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. Pablo Picasso
Enlightenment is when a wave realizes it is the ocean.
The truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is. Nadine Gordimer
Hearts are wild creatures, that’s why our ribs are cages.
Your faith can move mountains and your doubt can create them.
The knowledge of happiness brings the knowledge of unhappiness. Swami Vivekananda
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. kahlil Gibran
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. Rumi
Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.
One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. Jiddu Krishnamurti
When you’re happy you enjoy the music, when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.
When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there. George Harrison
More deep quotes
Wise Short Quotes (Words Of Wisdom)
You have to be odd to be number one. Dr. Seuss Click to tweet
Please all, and you will please none. Aesop
The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Benjamin Disraeli
A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A man can’t ride your back unless it’s bent. Martin Luther King Jr
Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice. Henry Ford
Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Jack Kerouac
All generalizations are false, including this one. Mark Twain
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. Henry David Thoreau
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill
It’s so strange that autumn is so beautiful; yet everything is dying.
It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. Mark Twain
The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. James Crook
What counts can’t always be counted; what can be counted doesn’t always count. Albert Einstein
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. Leonardo da Vinci
Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. Vivian Komori
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary. Ray Knight
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt. Mark Twain
More wisdom quotes
Part 3. Conclusion
Love the life you live. Live the life you love. Bob Marley Click to tweet
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