234 Short Inspirational Quotes

Be inspired and be encouraged by these short inspirational quotes. Find uplifting quotes about life, love, change and ones to make you smile. While they are all short, they all contain words of wisdom in them.

Index of Short Inspirational Quotes:
Short Inspirational Quotes full of Positive Thoughts
Famous Short Quotes
Short Life Quotes to Inspire
Short Inspirational Quotes To Encourage You
Keys To Success in These Short Sayings
Short Inspirational Quotes for Change
Short Uplifting Quotes about God and Faith
Short Quotes to Promote and Encourage Love and Peace
Short Quotes To Make You Smile and Give You Inspiration
Quotes about being Happy Short and to the Point
Short Birthday and Age Quotes To Encourage Others
Short Proverbs full of Wisdom
Short Quotes To Influence Your Week

    Short Inspirational Quotes full of Positive Thoughts

  1. You can always look up to others for inspiration but never for comparison. Angel Graff, Self Esteem

  2. The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford

  3. Energy and initiative count as much as talent and luck. Will Peters

  4. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. Thomas Edison

  5. Determination, motivation, and dedication are what you need for inspiration. Danielle Duckery, Words For The Occasion

  6. All wounds heal with time. Tahiri Veila , Star War Quotes

  7. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else. Charles Dickens

  8. We will not be remembered by our words, but by our kind deeds. Author Unknown

  9. The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  10. Be positive! Negativity doesn't get you anywhere. Peter W. Murphy

  11. What have you done to inspire or help others? Stephanie Carroll, My Conversations with God Book 4

  12. No greater gift there is, than a generous heart. Yoda

  13. I enjoy every day, because I choose to. Tony Clark

  14. The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin

  15. Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill
  16. Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill

  17. Goals help you channel your energy into action. Les Brown

  18. Embrace who you are. Literally. Hug yourself. Accept who you are. Elllen DeGeneres

  19. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. Joseph Campbell

  20. Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard

  21. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. Maya Angelou

  22. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon

  23. A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. Kahlil Gibran

  24. The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are. Bruce Barton

  25. See also: Inspirational Quotes  |   Positive Quotes  |   Positive Quotes for Work  |   Short Positive Quotes  |   Quotes to Live By  |   Thought For The Day  |   Inspirational Poems  |  

    Famous Short Quotes

  26. Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. Mark Twain

  27. Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe. Mark Twain

  28. Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda

  29. Share! Give! and given to you more will be. Yoda

  30. Laughter is America's most important export. Walt Disney

  31. Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends. Walt Disney

  32. I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln

  33. There can be glory in failure and despair in success. Abraham Lincoln

  34. The noblest question in the world is, "What good may I do in it?" Benjamin Franklin

  35. None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing. Benjamin Franklin
  36. None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing. Benjamin Franklin

  37. Get to the point where you get allergic to average! You don't think average! Eric Thomas

  38. Just because it don't look like a blessing, don't mean it ain't a blessing. Eric Thomas

  39. The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift. Joel Osteen

  40. You can choose to not let little things upset you. Joel Osteen

  41. The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today. Les Brown

  42. Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality." Les Brown

  43. See also: Mark Twain Quotes  |   Yoda Quotes  |   Walt Disney Quotes  |   Abraham Lincoln Quotes  |   Benjamin Franklin Quotes   |   Eric Thomas Quotes  |   Joel Osteen Quotes  |   Les Brown Quotes   |  

    Short Life Quotes to Inspire

  44. If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain. Paulo Coelho

  45. A productive and happy life is not something you find; it is something you make. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  46. The key to life is not accumulation. It's contribution. Stephen Covey

  47. Ideas are just words on the page until people bring them to life. Shelly Francis, The Courage Way

  48. Whatever you appreciate and give thanks for will increase in your life. Sanaya Roman

  49. You can't live an exceptional life by being "normal." Nick Maley, The Do or Do Not Outlook

  50. The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. Buddha

  51. Nothing in life is worth, turning your back on, if you love it. Albert Camus

  52. Dream of worthy accomplishments and stay awake to achieve them. Author Unknown

  53. Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care and celebrate. Amit Ray

  54. Giving up complacency is part of the price of success. W. Clement Stone

  55. No matter what happens in life, never lose sight of who you are. Yanni

  56. Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. Bill Gates

  57. Do something worth remembering. Elvis Presley
  58. Do something worth remembering. Elvis Presley

  59. Live a day at a time and remember that tomorrow is another today. Wilferd Peterson

  60. Do or do not there is no try. Yoda

  61. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn

  62. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson

  63. Adventure is not outside man; it is within. George Eliot

  64. The future depends on what you do today. Gandhi

  65. See also: Life Quotes  |   Famous Life Quotes  |   Life Changing Quotes  |   Positive Life Quotes  |   Life Is Beautiful Quotes  |   Quotes on Life Lessons  |   Great Quotes about Life  |   Poems about Life  |  

    Short Inspirational Quotes To Encourage You

  66. If what you're reading isn't helpful, inspiring or informative - unsubscribe. Jacqueline Fisch, Unfussy Mom

  67. But your greatest legacy isn't your dream; it's the dreams you inspire in others! Mark Batterson, Chase the Lion

  68. No matter who you are, you have strengths. David DeNotaris

  69. There are three essential elements of confidence: believing, feeling, and being. Spear Rhett, How to Be Confident

  70. You don't lose if you get knocked down; you lose if you stay down. Muhammad Ali

  71. If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit. Michael Jordan

  72. Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste! Les Brown

  73. There is no growth in comfort. Geoff Thompson

  74. If at first you don't succeed, TRY, TRY AGAIN.
  75. If at first you don't succeed, TRY, TRY AGAIN. Author Unknown

  76. The value of achievement lies in the achieving. Albert Einstein

  77. If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. Robert Quillen

  78. Whatever you appreciate and give thanks for will increase in your life. Sanaya Roman

  79. A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self. Charles Dickens

  80. Listen to what you know instead of what you fear. Richard Bach

  81. What's more encouraging than achieving the success you desire? Ray Divine

  82. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Joel Osteen

  83. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT)

  84. All human beings react positively to praise. Jacquie McTaggart

  85. You are and always have been worthy of love, care, trust and respect. Natalie Lue

See also: Words of Encouragement  |   Encouraging Quotes  |   Encouraging Bible Verses  |   Encouraging Poems  |   Quote of The Day  |   Encouraging Poems  |  

    Keys To Success in These Short Sayings

  1. People fail forward to success. Mary Kay Ash

  2. Take calculated risks. Act boldly and thoughtfully. Ray Kroc

  3. Ninety-nine percent of success is built on failure. Charles Kettering

  4. Constantly visualizing your goals will also help yourself stay motivated in the long run. Mark Snyder, Productive Makeover Success

  5. Success is a well-managed failure. Darren Jacklin

  6. A winner is a dreamer who never gives up. Nelson Mandela

  7. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller

  8. A lot of my coaches over the years had talked about mental preparation. Coach Don James, The Thursday Speeches

  9. Forget the failures. Keep the lessons. Dalai Lama

  10. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino
  11. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino

  12. Real men treat the janitor with the same respect as the CEO. Michelle Obama

  13. Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them. Winston Churchill

  14. Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination. Dwight Eisenhower

  15. If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky's the limit. Wayne Gretzky

  16. Now I look beyond what I can't do and focus on what I CAN. Robert M. Hensel

  17. You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you're doing. Dale Carnegie

  18. Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it. Wayne Dyer

  19. In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. Vince Lombardi

  20. I spend some time everyday reading about someone successful or something inspirational. Maxwell Stone, Are you still a Rat?

  21. True winners don't just go; they train first, they focus and then they take off. Kine Corder, The Art of Starting Over

  22. No man can become rich without himself enriching others. Andrew Carnegie

  23. With confidence comes the ability to trust your own judgment every time! Cheryl Maloney, Simple Steps for Real Life

  24. See also: Success Quotes  |   Never Quit Quotes  |   Persistence Quotes  |   Giving Up Quotes  |   Failure Quotes  |   Winning Quotes  |   Quotes about Taking Risks  |   Success Poems  |  

    Short Inspirational Quotes for Change

  25. Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world. Roald Dahl, Matilda

  26. Minuscule changes can lead to an array of new accomplishments. Denzel J. Wellington, Goal Setting

  27. Inspirational words can totally change the direction of our lives. Sara Wellington, Inspire

  28. Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca

  29. Be flexible so you can change with change. Bruce Lee

  30. Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world. Roald Dahl, Matilda

  31. One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. Malala Yousafzai

  32. Desperation fuels inspiration. Borsk Fey'lya, Star War Quotes

  33. You can't change where you have been, but you can change where you are going. T. D. Jakes, Hope for Every Moment

  34. Growth equals change. That means stepping out into new areas. John Maxwell

  35. People can and do change. Earl Nightingale
  36. People can and do change. Earl Nightingale

  37. We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are. Oprah Winfrey

  38. Changing your mindset may change the situation. Lisa Rusczyk

  39. Forever is a long long time and time has a way of changing things. Walt Disney

  40. A word fitly spoken can change a person's life. Louis Howard

  41. Rather than hoping for change, you first must be prepared to change. Catherine Pulsifer

  42. All it takes to make a change in this world is belief and action. Adedamola Akanbi

  43. Don't fall into a self-made trap that says you can't change. Michal Stawicki

  44. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. Lucille Ball

  45. See also: Quotes about Change  |   Hope Quotes  |   New Beginning Quotes  |   Amazing Quotes  |   Healing Quotes  |  

    Short Uplifting Quotes about God and Faith

  46. There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

  47. Love others the way that God has loved you, with tenderness. Mother Teresa

  48. God has wonderful plans for you - if you let Him lead and comfort. Colin McCartney, The Beautiful Disappointment

  49. Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. Elisabeth Elliot

  50. Don't believe in miracles - depend on them. Laurence J. Peter

  51. If you're like me, my Bible is chock-full of inspirational notes. Nan Jones, The Perils of a Pastor's Wife

  52. Many people believe in God, but not many believe God. Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I

  53. Show appreciation for all God has given you. Max Lucado

  54. Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible. Jesus, Matthew 19:26

  55. God . . . wants us to do ordinary things extraordinarily well. Bishop Gore

  56. Faith is weakness clinging to strength and becoming strong through so doing. Charles Spurgeon

  57. We say, "God move." God says, "I will move through you when you move." Nick Vujicic

  58. Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook. William Arthur Ward

  59. God's Word has the power to change your life. . . . The Bible will give you the "real stuff" - true encouragement. Rick Warren

  60. Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10

  61. We are never closer to God than when trials come upon us. Charles R. Swindoll
  62. We are never closer to God than when trials come upon us. Charles R. Swindoll

  63. God isn't finished with us yet. When we forget this fact, we get stuck. Kenneth Copeland

  64. These battles you face? God will use them to grow greatness in you! Susie Larson

  65. God longs for your happiness and He has plans for your life. Janet Fuller

  66. God uses different mediums to advance His work on earth. Daniel Affi

  67. Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Bernard Berenson

  68. God lives. God loves. His love endures forever. C. P. Fagan

  69. To love another person is to see the face of God. Les Miserables

  70. Faith is simply your response to the message of God's love and grace. Sahne Callahan

  71. God how big our problems are, instead we tell our problems how big our God is. Rick Warren

  72. God, in his infinite wisdom understands, loves, and cares for all of us. Oliver Powell

  73. By faith, we believe God provides and we hold to the truth that He will not lie. Lynn R. Davis

  74. You can trust God and have faith in Him to always be faithful to you. Adam Copenhaver

  75. See also: Quotes about God  |   Fatih Quotes  |   Inspirational Sayings  |   Prayer Quotes  |   Poems about God  |   Christian Poems  |  

    Short Quotes to Promote and Encourage Love and Peace

  1. We are put on earth for a little space that we might learn to bear the beams of love. William Blake

  2. Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude. Confucius

  3. We don't forgive someone for their sake; we forgive them for the sake of our own peace of mind. Marianne Williamson, A Year of Miracles

  4. Make love your weapon to overcome any evil. Michael Jackson

  5. We will never have peace without friendship around the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

  6. Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. Jimmy Carter

  7. The important thing was to love rather than to be loved. W. Somerset Maugham

  8. Reach out to warm another with your love. John McLeod

  9. A little less fight and a little more spark, close your mouth and open your heart. Elvis Presley

  10. Imagine all of us living in peace, it's too beautiful to just be a dream. John Lennon

  11. Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home. Mother Teresa

  12. Being thankful can reap many benefits for you like peace and joy. Jeff & Michelle Niederstadt,

  13. Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back. John Ruskin

  14. Do not battle with those you love, put your guard down and listen. Michelle C. Ustaszeski

  15. Love grows as we choose to act in love towards others. Gregory Brown
  16. Love grows as we choose to act in love towards others. Gregory Brown

  17. Life is all about love. Love is the only true meaning of life. Iyanla Vanzant

  18. Real love is patient with the irritable people in your life. Rick Warren

  19. You can give without loving, but you can't love without giving. Amy Carmichael

  20. Live well. Learn plenty. Laugh often. Love Much. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  21. Words can win the hearts of millions. Words can restore peace in the community. V. Gee

  22. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. Jimmy Carter

  23. Love turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. Author Unknown

  24. There never was a good war or a bad peace. Benjamin Franklin

  25. A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway. Fr. Jerome Cummings

  26. See also: Love Quotes  |   Peace Quotes  |   Thanksgiving Quotes  |   Quotes about Love and Life  |   Friend Quotes  |   Friendship Poems  |  

    Short Quotes To Make You Smile and Give You Inspiration

  27. The best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds. Edgar A. Guest

  28. Channeling stress properly turns coal into diamonds. Sharon Melnick Ph.D., Success Under Stress

  29. Laughter is the fireworks of the soul. Josh Billings

  30. It's fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney

  31. The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. Richard Nixon

  32. Just mention the word "sibling" and everyone has a story to share. Karen Gail Lewis, Siblings

  33. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin Roosevelt

  34. I learned the value of hard work by working hard. Margaret Mead

  35. Never use a long word where a short one will do. George Orwell

  36. Most of all, learn to laugh at yourself, meet each day with a sense of humor. Wilferd Peterson

  37. Either you run the day or the day runs you. Jim Rohn
  38. Either you run the day or the day runs you. Jim Rohn

  39. I've seen many troubles in my time, only half of which ever came true. Mark Twain

  40. Hang on to your youthful enthusiasms - you'll be able to use them better when you're older. Seneca

  41. The joy in life is to be used for a purpose. I want to be used up when I die. George Bernard Shaw

  42. A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. Zig Ziglar

  43. Life is not a football game to be watched. W. Clement Stone

  44. Chase your passion, not your pension. Denis Waitley

  45. See also: Funny Quotes  |   Cute Quotes  |   Workout Quotes  |   Funny Friendship Quotes  |   Funny Quotes about Life  |   Cute Life Quotes  |   Funny Poems  |  

    Quotes about being Happy Short and to the Point

  46. We can be bitter about our handicaps or we can be happy at our blessings. William Arthur Ward

  47. Whoever is happy will make others happy, too. Anne Frank

  48. Intuition is about letting your subconscious take the wheel. Rory Miller, Living in the Deep Brain

  49. Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be. Abraham Lincoln

  50. Politeness and good manners open the door to a successful and happy adult life. Jacquie McTaggart

  51. It is a happiness to wonder; it is a happiness to dream. Edgar Allan Poe

  52. Really happy are those who share their happiness with others. M. K. Soni

  53. People who manage their time well feel positive, confident, and in charge of their lives. Brian Tracy

  54. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth
  55. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth

  56. There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. Henry vanDyke

  57. There is always something to be happy about in this world. Ken Black

  58. To feel happy, focus on things in your life that will make you feel happy. Stephen Hall

  59. Happiness is a state of mind. It's just according to the way you look at things. Walt Disney

  60. I'm grateful for charity that provides the opportunity to help others in need. Aliya Saige, 100 Daily Blessings

  61. Make each new day count by helping someone or just making someone smile. Catherine Pulsifer

  62. See also: Happy Quotes  |   Deep Quotes  |   Joy Quotes  |   Happiness Quotes  |   Optimistic Quotes  |   Poems about Happiness  |  

    Short Birthday and Age Quotes To Encourage Others

  63. Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau

  64. We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein

  65. Age…Is a matter of feeling, not of years. George W. Curtis

  66. And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

  67. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Nicky Gumbel

  68. A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip! Author Unknown

  69. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Les Brown

  70. Live your life and forget your age. Norman Vincent Peale
  71. Live your life and forget your age. Norman Vincent Peale

  72. May you live all the days of your life. Jonathan Swift

  73. Look at the positive side: at least you're not as old as you will be next year. Author Unknown

  74. To me a birthday means celebrating the presence of an individual in our lives. Meena Bajaj

  75. No wise man ever wished to be younger. Jonathan Swift

  76. We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw

  77. Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come. Lucy Larcom

  78. See also: Birthday Quotes  |   Age Quotes  |   Birthday Poems  |   Future Quotes  |   Dream Quotes  |   Wise Quotes  |  

    Short Proverbs full of Wisdom

  79. For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. African Proverb

  80. Patience is a bitter plant, but its fruit is sweet. Chinese Proverb

  81. It's no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking. Irish Proverb

  82. One who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger. Japanese Proverb

  83. If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well. English Proverb

  84. Every road has two directions. Russian Proverb
  85. Every road has two directions. Russian Proverb

  86. You have to make the most of the chances that come your way. Spanish Proverb

  87. Better to wear out than rust out. French Proverb

  88. He who starts well is half way done. Italian Proverb

  89. Wishes won't wash dishes. American Proverb

  90. A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out. Korean Proverb

  91. He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor. Hindu Proverb

  92. See also: Proverbs  |   African Proverbs  |   Chinese Proverbs  |   Irish Proverbs  |   Japanese Proverbs  |   English Proverbs  |  

    Short Quotes To Influence Your Week

  93. New beginnings are available to all of us over fifty times a year; they are called Mondays. Byron Pulsifer

  94. Stay in the moment and cherish each one. Gary Sturgis, Finding Your Way From Grief To Healing

  95. You are your very best personal trainer. Ross Edgley, The World's Fittest Book

  96. Most people fail in life because they major in minor things. Anthony Robbins

  97. A kind word never broke anyone's mouth. Irish Saying

  98. Start you Thursday with an attitude of optimism. It's going to be a good day! Kate Summers

  99. Every single day has to be excellent. You gotta give it all you got! Eric Thomas

  100. Focus on your potential instead of your limitations. Alan Loy McGinnis

  101. Why is Sunday a day of rest because it is different than all the rest. Byron Pulsifer

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