400+ Most Powerful Short Quotes & Sayings About Life

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Life’s journey can be a winding road filled with joys and obstacles. Amidst this journey, motivational short quotes emerge as beacons of wisdom and inspiration. These brief yet profound sayings uniquely encapsulate life’s complexities and guide just a few words.

Individuals turn to motivational short quotes for different reasons – to discover comfort amid extreme times, to touch off their internal drive, or to reflect on the excellence and challenges of presence.

In this compilation of Motivational Short Quotes, we’ll explore some of the most powerful and thought-provoking expressions that resonate with people from all strolls of life. These quotes remind us that, indeed, in life’s most challenging minutes, there’s trust, quality, and a way forward.


Motivational  Short Quotes

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.– Coco Chanel


Every moment matters.


The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do. – Kobe Bryant


Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.-Anonymous 


You can always look up to others for inspiration but never for comparison.- Angel Graff

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.-Ralph Waldo Emerson


Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. —Walt Whitman


The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing. – Walt Disney


 When you’re playing small and want to break out of your current limitations…


No guts, no story.– Chris Brady


There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.— Epictetus


Love For All, Hatred For None. – Khalifatul Masih III

Imitation is suicide.– Ralph Waldo Emerson


You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events. –Joel Osteen


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.- Confucius 


Who says nothing is impossible? I’ve been doing nothing for years.- Anonymous


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


Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.  -George Addair


It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. —Amelia Barr


 Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein


 The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty. – Winston Churchill

Short quotes about love

When you’re feeling blue or things are a little flat…


What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.— Confucius


Change the world by being yourself. – Amy Poehler


 Different doesn’t matter.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. -Helen Keller


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


Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible.   -Audrey Hepburn


The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.—Bertrand Russell


 Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today– Will Rogers


When you want to make your life feel better and your thoughts more positive…


Screw it, let’s do it.– Richard Branson


The only joy in the world is to begin.— Cesare Pavese

Every moment is a fresh beginning.– T.S Eliot


Flatter yourself critically.– Willis Goth Regier


 Collect moments, not things.


Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.- Lyndon B. Johnson


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -George Bernard Shaw


Friends are chocolate chips in the cookie of life! – Anonymous


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


Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.-Marcus Aurelius


Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise. – Alice Walker


Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die. – Amelia Burr


 You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.– Unknown


 When you want to take control of your life and make the most of everything around you…


Boldness is my friend. –William Shakespeare


Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
— Dalai Lama


Worry less, smile more.


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority.- William Makepeace Thackeray


People say you can’t live without love, but I think oxygen is more important. -Anonymous


If you’re going through hell, keep going are what you need for inspiration. -Danielle Duckery


You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.  – Zig Ziglar


All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.—Earl Nightingale


People living deeply have no fear of death. – Anais Nin


It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.- Vince Lombardi

Quote about life

 When you want to experience more good things in your life but you’ve been focused on the problems…


Keep going. Be all in.
— Albert Camus


Die with memories, not dreams. – Unknown


Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself. – Steve Maraboli

 Aspire to inspire before we expire.


Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come. -Henri Nouwen


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.-Mark Twain


Love your enemies. It makes them so damned mad. – P.D. East


All wounds heal with time. -Tahiri Veila


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.     – Edith Wharton


If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You. – Steve Jobs


When good things are taking too long to manifest and you’re starting to lose faith…


My life is my argument.  -Albert Schweitzer


 Happiness depends upon ourselves.
— Aristotle


If things go wrong, don’t go with them. – Roger Babson


Prove them wrong.


You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.-  Maya Angelou


Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.- Charles R. Swindoll


I did not trip and fall. I attacked the floor and I believe I am winning.-Anonymous –


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


 Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. —E. E. Cummings


Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life. – Sophia Loren


People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do. – Rob Siltanen


When you’ve had a bit of a meltdown and you feel negative about yourself… Dream big. Pray bigger.


It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.
— Lucille Ball


Everything you can imagine is real. – Pablo Picasso


There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.– Anaïs Nin


The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.- Albert Einstein


Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. – W. Clement Stone


If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button. -Sam Levenson


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

Inspirational quotes on life

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot


The power of imagination makes us infinite.—John Muir


The mind is a wonderful servant but a terrible master. – Robin Sharma

Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.– Og Mandino


Leave no stone unturned.-  Euripides


Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.— Dennis Waitley


 Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.– Dodinsky


 Broken crayons still color.


Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.- Zig Ziglar



Every man dies. Not every man lives.-William Wallace


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


 The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.-Aristotle


Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.—Maya Angelou


 We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.– Maya Angelou


 When you want to grow a more positive and abundant attitude…


Fight till the last gasp.-  William Shakespeare


It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
— Seneca


Whatever you do, do it well.– Walt Disney


 Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive. – Elbert Hubbard


Be a warrior, not a worrier.


Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. -Khalil Gibran



 It always seems impossible until it’s done.- Nelson Mandela


Be positive! Negativity doesn’t get you anywhere.- Peter W. Murphy


To be the best, you must be able to handle the worst.- Wilson Kanadi


I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.—Gustave Flaubert


Nothing will work unless you do. – Maya Angelou


 Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do. –   Johann  Wolfgang Von Goethe


 Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you’ve got. – Tim Cook

Inspirational words

I am too full of life to be half loved


I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. -Walt Disney

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.- Friedrich Nietzsche


I want someone who will look at me the same way I look at chocolate cake.-Anonymous


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


The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering    Bruce Lee


 Don’t stumble over something behind you. – Unknown


Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like? – Brian Tracy


 When you want to be, or feel, more in charge of your feelings and results…


And so the adventure begins.


The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.— Arthur Schopenhauer


Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss


 Make it happen.


Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.-Maya Angelou


You’re born free, then you’re taxed to death. -Anonymous


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


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.-Albert Einstein


Light tomorrow with today.Elizabeth Barrett Browning


If you judge people you have no time to love them. – Mother Teresa


 We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.– Dr. Henry Link


When you’re suffering from perfectionism and being too hard on yourself…


If you want it, work for it.


For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them. — Seneca


What we think, we become. – Buddha


Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.– Eleanor Roosevelt


I’ve always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative. –James Baldwin

Favorite quotes

Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you.-Dr Seuss


Life is like a very long TV show, without a remote control

Goals help you channel your energy into action. Les Brown


Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. –Buddha


I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. —Zane Grey


 Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.– Quote By Henry Ford


When you’ve been having negative thoughts and want to turn things around…-George Reeves


Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
— Mahatma Gandhi


All limitations are self-imposed.– Oliver Wendell Holmes


I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. – Mahatma Gandhi


Let life surprise you.


Correction does much, but encouragement does more.- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.- Lou Holtz


Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you.- Joey Adams


 You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Gandhi


A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.—Joyce Meyer


Don’t hate what you don’t understand.– John Lennon


Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing–Helen Keller


When you feel like yesterday was a struggle and you want to create better tomorrows…


Whatever you are, be a good one.– Abraham Lincoln


Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy.
— Dr. Robert Anthony


Tough times never last but tough people do. – Robert H. Schiller


We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us. – Virginia Satir


 Nothing worth having comes easy.


Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.- Colin Powell

Deep meaningful quotes

Impossible is for the unwilling. — John Keats


I’m not lazy, I’m just very relaxed.- Anonymous


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

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. –  Jimmy Dean


When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.—Wilma Rudolph


No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank


The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.– Hasidic Proverb


When your soul has been feeling a little unhappy and you want an energy boost…


Grow through what you go through.The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.— Marthe Truly-Curtin


 Problems are not stopped signs, they are guidelines.– Robert H. Schiller


 The best is yet to come.


I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it’s like a battery: you’ve got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.-Dolly Parton


That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Smile today, tomorrow could be worse.- Anonymous 


 Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.—Jim Rohn


The most decisive actions of our life… are most often unconsidered actions. – André Gide


The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.– Franklin D. Roosevelt


Do it with passion or not at all.


Happiness is a state of activity.
— Aristotle


One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you. – Johnny Depp


Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde


 Don’t be afraid to dream big.


Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.– Joseph Campbell



 You can only be young once. But you can always be immature– Dave Barry


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

Deep quotes about love

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.- Oprah Winfrey


In a gentle way, you can shake the world.—Mahatma Gandhi


Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.– Anne Wilson Schaef

Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun.– Albert Einstein


When things feel a bit dark and you’re stuck in a bad patch…


.The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us the greatest delight.
— Epictetus


If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name. – Kendrick Lamar


Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. – Ludwig Jacobowski


Having hope will give you courage.


Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. -Les Brown


Denial ain’t just a river in immoral, illegal or they make you fat.- Anonymous


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


To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.  Mark Twain


Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.Rabindranath Tagore


The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge. – Bertrand Russell


 What You Lack In Talent Can Be Made Up With Desire, Hustle And Giving 110% All The Time.– Don Zimmer


 When you need a few words of encouragement, support, and inspiration.


The past does not equal the future.- Tony Robbins


 If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.– Mark Twain


 Great things never came from comfort zones.


I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors. -Joel Osteen


I already want to take a nap tomorrow.- Anonymous


A man’s true wealth is the good he does in the world.-Kahlil Gibran


Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.-Lao Tzu


 Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.—Joseph Campbell


 Our lives are like a candle in the wind. – Carl Sandburg


 Do What You Can With All You Have, Wherever You Are.– Theodore Roosevelt

Thoughtful quotes

 Good things happen to those who hustle.- Anaïs Nin


 Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.– Jessica N. S. Yourko


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

I don’t know where I am going but I am on my way.


Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. -Pablo Picasso


Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.–Confucius


The future is shaped by your dreams, so stop wasting time and go to sleep!-Anonymous


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


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.-Aristotle Onassis


Each day provides its own gifts.Marcus Aurelius


Be a voice, not an echo. – Unknown


Develop An ‘Attitude Of Gratitude’. Say Thank You To Everyone You Meet For Everything They Do For You.– Encouraging Quote By Brian Tracy


Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.— Thich Nhat Hanh


There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. — Seneca


I could agree with you but then we’d both be wrong.– Harvey Specter


I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down. – Abraham Lincoln


People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?- Thich Nhat Hanh


 I always dream of being a millionaire like my uncle!… He’s dreaming too.


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


Let us read and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.-Francois Voltaire


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.—Nathaniel Hawthorne


It is not only necessary to love, but it is also necessary to say so.– French proverb


You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream. – C.S.Lewis


If it matters to you, you’ll find away. -Charlie Gilkey


Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.— Eleanor Roosevelt


Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind. – Dr. Seuss


 Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter. – Francis Chin


A President cannot always be popular. -Harry S Truman


 Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. –Anais Nin


All emotion is involuntary when genuine. -Mark Twain


I’m retired. I was tired yesterday and I’m tired again today.


Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe-. Mark Twain


In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.    -Les Brown


Love is neither true or false, love is love. – Camilla Saunders


To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.– Confucius


Forget about style; worry about results. -Bobby Orr

Small quotes on love

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
— Aesop


Strive for greatness. – Lebron James

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.– Thomas A. Edison


Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life. -Arthur Schopenhauer


 The best part of going to work is coming back home at the end of the day.


Always pass on what you have learned. –Yoda


We will either find a way or make one. –Hannibal


Man loves little and often: Woman much and rarely.– Unknown


Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.– Brian Tracy


 It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.— L.M. Montgomery


 In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.– Friedrich Nietzsche


Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. -William James


If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.-George Bernard Shaw


The road to success is always under construction.- Lily Tomlin


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


 Man doesn’t know what he is capable of until he is asked.–Kofi Annan


 Reason and love are sworn enemies.– Pierre Corneille


 Fake It Until You Make It! Act As If You Had All The Confidence You Require Until It Becomes Your Reality. – Brian Tracy


Every noble work is at first impossible. Thomas Carlyle


Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.— Winnie the Pooh


And still, I rise. – Maya Angelou


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.– Steve Jobs


The most positive men are the most credulous.– Alexander Pope


 The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.- Robert Bloch


Laughter is America’s most important export.- Walt Disney


Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. -Adriana Lima


 The Future Belongs To The Competent. Get Good, Get Better, Be The Best!  – Brian Tracy


 Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
— Benjamin Disraeli


If the world was blind how many people would you impress?– Boonah Mohammed


The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. – Thomas A. Edison


Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.- Brian Tracy


We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.- Helen Keller


God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.- Benjamin Franklin


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


With our thoughts, we make the world.-Buddhist proverb


 Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi


 For Every Reason It’s Not Possible, There Are Hundreds Of People Who Have Faced The Same Circumstances And Succeeded. – Jack Canfield


 Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
— Albert Schweitzer


I will remember and recover, not forgive and forget.– Unknown


Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. – Bil Keane

Be positive quotes

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.-Thomas Carlyle


We need much less than we think we need.- Maya Angelou

At night, I can’t fall asleep. In the morning, I can’t get up. – Anonymous


I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back. –Abraham Lincoln


Change your life today. – Nelson Mandela


Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. – Peter Ustinov


Things Work Out Best For Those Who Make The Best Of How Things Work Out.- John Wooden


Dream without fear. Love without limits


Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.— Heraclitus


The meaning of life is to give life meaning. – Ken Hudgins        


In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on– Robert Frost


Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.-George Eliot


We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.- Anaïs Nin


Never test how deep the water is with both feet.-Anonymous


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


 Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.- Chris Grosser


Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow. – Unknown


A Room Without Books Is Like A Body Without A Soul.– Marcus Tullius Cicero


You can do anything you set your mind to


Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.— James Baldwin.


The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson


Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.- Deepak Chopra


A jug fills drop by drop.-Buddha


 To make time fly, throw your watch out the window. Anonymous


The noblest question in the world is, “What good may I do in it?- Benjamin Franklin


Don’t just follow your dreams—chase them down, grab hold, and don’t let go.-   Kellie Elmore


Love is trembling happiness. – Kahlil Gibran


I Think Goals Should Never Be Easy, They Should Force You To Work, Even If They Are Uncomfortable At The Time.– Michael Phelps


We are twice armed if we fight with faith.- Plato


When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.— Blaise Pascal


When words fail, music speaks. – Shakespeare


The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.– Albert Einstein


You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.- Norman Schwarzkopf


Why fit in when you were born to stand out?– Dr. Seuss


Do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again?– Anonymous


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


We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. – Friedrich Nietzsche


The courses of true love never did run smooth. – William Shakespeare


One Of The Lessons That I Grew Up With Was To Always Stay True To Yourself And Never Let What Somebody Else Says Distract You From Your Goals.– Michelle Obama


The wisest mind has something yet to learn.-  George Santana


Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.— Khalil Gibran

Short quotes on attitude

Embrace the glorious mess that you are. – Elizabeth Gilbert


Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will. – George Bernard Shaw


It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.– Robert H. Schuller

 We grow fearless when we do the things we fear. – Robin Sharma


Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.-Henry David Thoreau


For the best seat in the house, you’ll have to move the dog.-Anonymous


Get to the point where you get allergic to average! You don’t think average!– Eric Thomas


Just because it doesn’t look like a blessing, don’t mean it ain’t a blessing. – Eric Thomas


If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.-Audrey Hepburn


All is well in the world when in love.– Unknown


Today’s Accomplishments Were Yesterday’s Impossibilities.– Robert H. Schuller


Open your mind. Get up off the couch. Move. – Anthony Bourdain


I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.— Roy Croft


Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow.– Vincent van Gogh


You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love as you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.– William W. Purkey


Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. –  W. Clement Stone


The trouble is you think you have time.-  Buddha


Always remember you’re unique, just like everyone else. – Alison Boulter


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


Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn


The only way to have a friend is to be one. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


The Only Way To Do Great Work Is To Love What You Do. If You Haven’t Found It Yet, Keep Looking. Don’t Settle. – Steve Jobs


Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. –  André Gide


A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.— Elbert Hubbard


I have nothing to lose but something to gain. – Eminem 


Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. – Maya Angelou


You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. –  Ralph Marston


When anger rises, think of the consequences.– Confucius         


A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.- Emo Philips


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


Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. – Kurt Cobain


My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. – Henry Ford


Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable.– Paramahansa Yogananda


 Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.— Euripides


 We must be our own before we can be another’s. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


 It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.-  Betty White


 Be so good they can’t ignore you.-Steve Martin


Cell phones these days keep getting thinner and smarter… people the opposite. – Anonymous


The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. –  Joseph Campbell


Friendship is a sheltering tree. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge


A Clear Vision, Backed By Definite Plans, Gives You A Tremendous Feeling Of Confidence And Personal Power.– Brian Tracy


In life, you need either inspiration or desperation. –  Tony Robbins


Love is a friendship set to music.— Joseph Campbell

Short quotes about happiness

 Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.– Henry David Thoreau


 Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense, everything that comes from love is a miracle. -Marianne Williamson


Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. – James Dean


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

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. –  André Gide


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


There Are No Limits To What You Can Accomplish, Except The Limits You Place On Your Own Thinking.– Brian Tracy


I would rather die on my feet than life on my knees. –  Euripides


The more one judges, the less one loves.— Honore de Balzac


Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever – only, nothing is eternal. – Audre Lorde


There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.- Orison Swett Marden


Just do it. – Nike


It’s not important to win, it’s important to make the other guy lose.–  Anonymous


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


You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars guides you too. –     Shrii Shrii Anandamurti


Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends. – Jacques Delille


Integrity Is The Most Valuable And Respected Quality Of Leadership. Always Keep Your Word.


The true success is the person who invented himself.– Al Goldstein


If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.— Alfred Tennyson


Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other.– Felix Adler


There is a sense that things if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out. -Hillary Clinton


I can, therefore I am. – Simone Weil


I used to think I was indecisive, but I’m not too sure anymore. – Anonymous


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


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt


Choose your friends carefully. Your enemies will choose you. – Yassir Arafat


Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself. — Andre Breton


Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.– Antoine de Saint-Exupery


 There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands. – Orison Swett Marden


This world is but a canvas to our imagination. –  Henry David Thoreau


I’m a multi-tasking procrastinator. I can put off multiple things at once. – Anonymous


The key to life is not accumulation. It’s contribution.–  Stephen Covey


I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln


Only your real friends tell you when your face is dirty. – Sicilian Proverb


Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking.- Hippo


The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.— Morrie Schwartz


Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.– William Arthur Ward


A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. –  Mary Kay Ash



Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.–  Desmond Tutu


Some people have “aha” moments, I just have “Oh Seriously?” moments. – Anonymous


Ideas are just words on the page until people bring them to life.  – Shelly Francis


 You are what your deep, driving desire is. – Brihadaranyaka Upanishad


 A faithful friend is the medicine of life. – Ecclesiasticus


Clarity Is The Key To Effective Leadership. What Are Your Goals?


We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.–  Helen Keller


 You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.– Buddha


We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace? William E. Gladstone


Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. –  Don Miguel Ruiz

Thanks for reading. In the tapestry of life, Motivational Short Quotes serve as guiding threads, weaving inspiration into our daily existence. Let these motivational short quotes illuminate your path to a brighter tomorrow.

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