87 Short Quotes

87 Short Quotes

Here’s our collection of short quotes to motivate, inspire and encourage you. It was Blaise Pascal who wrote (something along the lines of) ‘I’m sorry I wrote you a long letter, it’s because I didn’t have the time to write a short one’. In other words – it’s easy to write a long letter and take longer to write something that’s succinct, apposite and to the point! So, while these quotes are short, I’m confident that you’ll find true words of wisdom within them.

  1. There are no excuses. There are no good reasons. Eric Thomas
  2. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Charlie Chaplin kindness link to clever
  3. Do not waste the precious gift of your life on grudges, petty differences, or even big offenses. Marty Cauley, Dying to go on Vacation
  4. Find yourself and be yourself: Remember, there is no one else on earth like you. Dale Carnegie, How To Enjoy Your Life And Your Job
    Being Yourself
  5. “My words are powerful. I use them to uplift and inspire. I speak blessings, favor, and peace.” Lynn R. Davis, I Am Positive
    Words of Encouragement
  6. Education is something we have to keep pursuing day after day. Premier Brian Gallant
    Short Graduation Quotes
  7. Being a leader is about making decisions that put you in the position to influence and inspire. Angie Morgan, Leading from the Front
  8. What I do today is important as I am exchanging a day of my life for it! Author Unknown, Monday Inspiration
    Quote of The Day
  9. So let’s be content to live the only time we can possibly live: from now until bedtime. Dale Carnegie, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
    Live Life
  10. “Those moments when you woke up inspired or had a ‘light bulb’ come on – that is your intuition.” Michael Henson, Morning Routine
  11. Love is the cause and result of energy. Greg Henry Quinn

  12. Love is the cause and result of energy. Greg Henry Quinn
    Short Love Quotes
  13. An idea can be very creative, interesting and inspiring and yet not solve a single problem for anyone. Scott Berkun, The Dance of the Possible
  14. Growing up, I have discovered over time, is rather like housework: never finished. Lois McMaster Bujold
  15. Good sense, disciplined by experience and inspired by goodness, issues in practical wisdom. Samuel Smiles
  16. It is like a love story the relationship that we have. Catherine Pulsifer, To My Loving Husband
    Short Love Poems
  17. “Moreover, being a mom is a passion. Every move they make must inspire others, in and out of their home.” Melony Buenger, Take the Time
  18. “Do some mental exercises and listen to inspiring music to feel energetic and good about yourself.” Kristina Dawn, Confidence
  19. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” Helen Keller
  20. Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches. Donald A. Miller
  21. Life is too short to live others’ dreams Catherine Pulsifer, Believing in You
    Graduation Poems
  22. The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. Buddha
  23. Many of the most successful people have spoken about the importance gratitude has had on their lives. Claire Shannon, Gratitude
  24. I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free .… so other people would be also free. Rosa Parks
  25. It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle. Richard DeVos
  26. I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred. Thomas Edison

  27. I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred. Thomas Edison
  28. Everyone needs resilience, because one thing is certain, life includes adversities. Karen Reivich, The Resilience Factor
  29. We may have achieved a certain level of success, but there are always new challenges, other mountains to climb. Joel Osteen, Daily Readings from Become a Better Youmountains- used insp
  30. Letting go isn’t simple or straightforward. It’s a dynamic, lifelong process. Heidi Priebe, This Is Me Letting You Go
    Letting Go
  31. We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. Sam Keen
    Not Perfect
  32. There are no short cuts to any place worth going. Proverb
    Funny Proverb
  33. Learning is about the way the world changes our mind, but our minds can also change the world. Alison Gopnik, The Philosophical Baby
    Change The World
  34. A team that only meets when it needs to meet, will never truly become a team. Andy Stanley
  35. Surround yourself with people that encourage and inspire you to take action. Ryan Nolte PhD, Accelerated Focus
  36. You must decide where you want to go. Do not let the winds of life determine your life’s outcome. John Whitton, Dirty Thirty
  37. Life is short. Eat dessert first. Author Unknown
    Funny Quotes about Life
  38. If there’s one good thing that comes of walking the hard road, it is the lessons you learn. T. H. Russo, How To Tell Someone You Love Them
    Life Lessons
  39. All the things you’ve really been looking for, you’ll find if you look to God. Vince Antonucci, God’s Love for the Rest of Us
  40. Prayer is the pulse of life. Andrew Murray

  41. Prayer is the pulse of life. Andrew Murray
  42. All inspirational events are simply incidences of input change. Joshua Pope; Michael Wozniak, Why Are You Looking At This?
    Inspirational Sayings
  43. Don’t wait for inspiration. It’s not reliable. You need to use the power of your own will. Beau Norton, 4 Simple Steps to Massive Success
  44. A positive, or winning mindset can often mean the difference between success or failure in any endeavour. Anthony T. Galie
  45. Fear makes us lazy. Think about that a minute. A fearful person does little. Sharon Jaynes
  46. Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed. Charles Schulz
    Funny Birthday Quotes
  47. Never use a long word where a short one will do. George Orwell
  48. High levels of honesty that prevail in genuine relationships act as the bedrock for peaceful co-existence. Emely Sand, Yoga
  49. Yoga stimulates the brain to calm down the mind which results in good physical health. Emely Sand, Yoga
    Keep Calm
  50. Sometimes the questions are complicated and�the answers are simple. Dr. Seuss
  51. Every battle you face can be won every time, and the more you practice winning, the more you win. Patricia King
  52. A leader inspires individuals to begin a journey they would have never undertaken on their own. Steven Rosenthal, Leadervision
  53. Life is too short to worry about anything. Eric Davis
  54. If you can’t focus, you can’t finish. If you can’t finish, you will fail. Matt Bishop, The 8 Pillars of Career and Business Success
  55. Giving it up to God is different from just “giving up.” Pauline Creeden, 101 Notes of Thanksgiving
    Giving Up
  56. Learning from others’ life experiences can be helpful in your own journey Melissa Arabia-Dimaiwat, 50 Things to Know About Going to the Beach With Children
  57. Involving yourself in some kind of work is the best way to fight depression and loneliness. Lorin Hopper, Wake Up Happy
  58. Divine inspiration and intuition occur when intentional imagination is utilized. Sullins Stuart, Imagine Believe Become
  59. I like the way you inspire me to be more than I am. Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 1600+ Positive Things to Say to Someone Else
  60. Listen to music that lifts you up and inspires you to accomplish more. Amber Rain, Happiness
  61. I am easily inspired by beautiful quotes and images. Angelique Bochnak, Guided Motivation
  62. It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know. Anthony Robbins
  63. You use your words carefully to uplift and inspire. Robin Roberts, What do I do now
  64. Words can inspire the young and restless children in the world. V. Gee

  65. Words can inspire the young and restless children in the world. V. Gee, Open Quotes
  66. The most important approval you’ll ever need will come from from yourself. Kelly Stone, Dear Every Kid
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids
  67. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love. Janet Lanese, Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes…
  68. Expect nothing and every possibility is yours. Michael Hetherington, 108 Paths to Peace
  69. Fearless faith is incredibly powerful. It is a spark of inspiration. Drew Scott Pearlman, The Four Faces of Transformation
  70. Be inspired by people who make thoughtfulness an art. Raven Mardirosian, 365 Ways to Keep It Real
    Thought of The Day
  71. Smiling sends a positive energy inside your body and this can help you handling the tough times. Elijah Conner, Confidence For You, Yourself And I
  72. Being good to yourself equates to having a positive relationship with yourself and higher self-esteem. Sophie Winters, It’s Not You It’s Us
    Self Esteem
  73. Instead of making people feel important, they make everyone feel loved. Bob Goff
  74. Leading is establishing direction and influencing people to follow that direction. Ric Thompson, Lead
  75. Habits can be both good and bad depending on the amount of time we give to it. Samantha Strauss, Anti Procrastination
  76. Being of service to people is what it’s all about. Cary David Richards, The Joy of less
    Helping Others
  77. Tears shed in joy always reflect a smile of the soul. Donna Schmier, Unshakable Faith
  78. Do things that will inspire other people. Julia Broderick, Gratitude Journal For Women
    Inspiring Others
  79. One deed of kindness noticed is worth forty that are told. Edgar A. Guest

  80. One deed of kindness noticed is worth forty that are told. Edgar A. Guest, Sermons We See
  81. I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement. Sam Silverstein, No More Excuses
  82. It’s difficult to communicate the pain associated with anxiety. Cam McCarroll, Philip McKernan, One Last Talk
  83. I am inspired by the spirit in me, and that spirit comes from God. Happy Zhou, How I Discovered God
  84. If we didn’t have any flaws we wouldn’t be an individual.Daniel Hajime, Taoism
  85. You don’t try to change the waves – you adjust the set of your sail. Rob Moore, Money
  86. Spending time in the natural world is good for all of us.Andy McGeeney, With Nature In Mind
  87. Trust your inspiration, and follow your intent. Helena Angel, How To Be Happy
  88. Every action causes a ripple effect, like a stone does when it hits the water. Jonathan Reid, Karma & Happiness
  89. Fine food flows from the heart. Wolfgang Puck
  90. Pride is the pleasure of desire. Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  91. Your mind leads the way; your body follows suit.Joe De Sena, Spartan Fit
  92. The best way to become inspired to grow is to find a role model! Josh Austin, Habits

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