231 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  |  


    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


See also: Qluotes 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  |   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. Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be. Abraham Lincoln



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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


    Short Birthday and Age Quotes To Encourage Others

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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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


    Short Proverbs full of Wisdom

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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



  88. Wishes won't wash dishes. American Proverb



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



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


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


    Short Quotes To Influence Your Week

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



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



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



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



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



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



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


See also: Monday Inspiration  |   Monday Motivation Quotes  |   Monday Quotes  |   Tuesday Quotes  |   Wednesday Quotes  |   Thursday Quotes  |   Friday Quotes  |   Saturday Quotes  |   Sunday Quotes  |   New Day Quotes  |   Daily Inspiration  |   Daily Motivation  |  


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