130 Short Quotes

Enjoy this collection of 130 short inspirational quotes. For a quick start to your day, here are some simple thoughts, one-liners and wise words. Enjoy!

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This is possible. Click to Tweet

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Don’t tell people your plans. Display your results. Click to Tweet

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No pressure, no diamonds. Thomas Carlyle Click here to Tweet

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If we keep our commitments long enough, we can accomplish anything we want. Helen Keller Click to Tweet

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Keep your head up to stay sane. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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If nothing works, move left. Click to Tweet

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Retry. Retry. Fail again. Samuel Beckett Click here to Tweet

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It is impossible for those who are not willing to do it. John Keats Click here to Tweet

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Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve Click here to Tweet

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I can, and I will. Click to Tweet

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You can take the risk or you will lose the opportunity. Click to Tweet

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No saint is complete without a past and no sinner is complete without a future. Augustine of Hippo Click here to Tweet

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People who hustle make good things. Anaïs Nin Click to tweet

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If they do grow, the solitary tree will grow strong. Winston Churchill Click here to Tweet

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You can only walk on the path that you choose. Augustine of Hippo Click here to tweet

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The bird is a nest, and the spider a web. Man friendship. William Blake Click here to tweet

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He who is brave is free. Seneca Click here to Tweet

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They are wrong. Click to Tweet

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Maxime Lagace Click to Tweet Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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I’ve been indulging myself in short inspirational quotes every day since 2004.

I have found that simple sentences, mantras, positive self-talk, and short sentences have made a huge difference in my life.

Before my girlfriend was killed in a car accident, i was positive, confident, and believed I could change the world.

Then I became depressed, confused, and then it was all over again. It lasted many years.

I remember my sister asking, “Is everything alright Max?”.

The answer was simple: “no”.

I wasn’t unable to enjoy life as before.

What happened then?

I found books, blogs, and quotes.

They became my guideline and inspiration in a certain way.

I felt better the more I read them.

To share my passion for short, beautiful words, I eventually created my own website.

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A few years later, it became WisdomQuotes, the website you’re reading right now.

Quotes of hope will help you feel the same.

The Best ShortInspirational Quotes

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No guts, no story. Chris Brady

My message is my life. Mahatma Gandhi

Screw it, let’s do it. Richard Branson

Boldness is my friend. William Shakespeare

Keep going. Stay focused. Bryan Hutchinson

My argument is my life. Albert Schweitzer

You can dream big. Believe in yourself.

You should not leave anything unattended. Euripides

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Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Steve Jobs Click to Tweet

Broken crayons still have color. Click to Tweet

The adventure begins.

You can get it if you work hard for it.

If you believe you can, you can. George Reeves

No matter what your status, be a good person. Abraham Lincoln

You can learn from what you experience.

You can do it with passion, or not at all.

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If it matters to you, you’ll find a way. Charlie Gilkey

She believed that she could, and she did.

The future is not the same as the past. Tony Robbins

Do not worry about style. Instead, focus on results. Bobby Orr

The child of courage is success. Benjamin Disraeli

Do what you can. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Don’t be afraid to dream. Love without borders.

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You matter. Click to Tweet

Each noble act is initially impossible. Thomas Carlyle (Related topic: hard work).

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

If we fight with faith, we are twice as strong. Plato

The wisest mind is the one who has yet to discover. George Santanaya

Open your mind. Move. Move. Anthony Bourdain

Keep your faith in the goodness that exists within you. André Gide

Persistence will guarantee that results will come. Paramahansa yogananda

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Every day brings its own gift. Marcus Aurelius

I’d rather live on my feet than on my knees. Euripides

The person who creates his success is the true success. Al Goldstein

Let him who would move the entire world make his first move. Socrates

It is better to live a day as a Lion than a thousand years as a Lamb. Roman proverb

Fall seven times, rise eight. Japanese proverb

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Very Short Quotes (For Tattoo, Mantras, etc.)

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Go! Click to Tweet



Let go.


Slow down.

Let it be.

It’s possible.

You are my best friend.

Choose joy.

Choose happiness.

Take it easy.

Stay in the moment.

Live in the present

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Keep going.

Do it. It’s all about love.

Keep your chin up.

Follow your heart.

Never stop dreaming.

All you need is now.

Keep moving forward.

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Do more for others. Be more than you think.

It is impossible to last forever.

Work hard. Keep your head down.

Take the time to appreciate the little things.

The best is yet in store.

Do not collect things, but moments.

Be afraid and just do it.

Deep Short Quotes

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Be a voice. Do not be an echo. Click to Tweet

Look for the seeker. Ramana Maharshi

Every wall is a door. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Silence is also an answer.

Youth could have known; age could. Sigmund Freud

Time is the soul and life of this world. Pythagoras

Death is eternal, life is fleeting. Chuck Palahniuk

Stars can’t shine without darkness.

When you were young, be who you were.

Innocence is both courage and clarity. Osho

Do what you love, and it will kill you. Charles Bukowski

I am not old enough for everything. Oscar Wilde

When the mind is blind, the eyes are useless.

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

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To be young takes time. Pablo Picasso

Forgiveness means to give up on the hope of a better future.

Do not be harsh with people who aren’t being kind.

Darkness is what creates character, like a photograph.

The question of life is the answer. Gary Keller Click here to Tweet

God gives the wind; man must create the sails. Augustine of Hippo

The lie that allows us to see the truth is art. Pablo Picasso

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 lift mountains; your doubts can cause them.

The knowledge of happiness leads to the knowledge about unhappiness. Swami Vivekananda

There are people who give with joy and that is their reward. Kahlil Gibran

You are not an ocean drop. You are the ocean in one drop. Rumi

It’s so strange that autumn is so beautiful; yet everything is dying.

When you’re happy you enjoy the music, when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.

One must not fear the unknown. But one must be wary of the end of the familiar. Jiddu Krishnamurti

When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there. George Harrison

If you do it for competition you’re screwed. It’s possible to succeed if you are doing it for love. Maxime Lagacé

Wise ShortQuotations

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To be number 1, you have to be unusual. Dr. Seuss Click To Tweet

You can please all and not please any. Aesop

The wise man is more curious than the fool. Benjamin Disraeli

Smooth seas are not the best conditions for skilled sailors.

The inevitable is pain. Suffering can be avoided.

A man can’t ride your back unless it’s bent. Martin Luther King Jr

Don’t raise your voice. You can improve your argument.

Consistency of purpose is the key to success. Benjamin Disraeli

Failure can be a learning experience. Malcolm Forbes

You can make your wood warm twice by chopping it yourself. Henry Ford

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Some people have no money at all because they are so poor. Jack Kerouac

Generalizations, even this one, are false. Mark Twain

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. Henry David Thoreau

We live by what you get, but we live by what we give. Winston Churchill

It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction must make sense. Mark Twain

A man who wants to be the conductor of an orchestra must look away from the audience. James Crook

What counts can’t always be counted; what can be counted doesn’t always count. Albert Einstein

A well-spent day leads to happy sleep; a happy life brings you happiness. Leonardo da Vinci

Concentration refers to the ability not to think about anything 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

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Live the life that you love. Live the life that you love. Bob Marley Click here to Tweet

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