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Short Quotes That Inspire

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..” – John Milton

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

“You see things; you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were, and I say ‘Why not?” – George Bernard Shaw

“Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is to change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” – Maya Angelou

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

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

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” – Dale Carnegie

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” – Clive Barker

“Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.” – Christopher Paolini

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens.” – Helen Keller

“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” – Francis of Assisi

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Gautama Buddha

“You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein

You never fail until you stop trying.

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss

“As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson

“When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss

“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.” – Jim Morrison

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts.” – Robert Fulghum

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

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” – Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” – Bil Keane

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama XIV

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” – Rumi

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” – A.A. Milne

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” – Voltaire

“You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.” – Nicholas Sparks

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?” – Rumi

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Short Quotes That Inspire

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” – Lloyd Alexander

“Try a little harder to be a little better.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – Haruki Murakami

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery

“Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.” – Markus Zusak

“None but ourselves can free our minds.” – Bob Marley

“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.” – Paulo Coelho

“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” – Lilith Saintcrow

“Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won.” – Ayn Rand

“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.” – Isaac Asimov

“Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.” – Thomas Szasz

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

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“And in the end, it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

“‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.” – Chico Xavier

Short Quotes That Inspire

“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more.” – Alexandre Dumas

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.” – Rick Riordan

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – Paulo Coelho

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” – John Lennon

“There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.” – Adrienne Rich

“Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.” – Paulo Coelho

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” – Haruki Murakami

“May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.” – Lois McMaster Bujold

“’What makes the desert beautiful,’ said the little prince, ‘is that somewhere it hides a well…’” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.” – Kurt Cobain

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” – Gustave Flaubert

“I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’” – Maya Angelou

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” – Rick Riordan

“The past has no power over the present moment.” – Eckhart Tolle

“What’s the good of living if you don’t try a few things?” – Charles M. Schulz

“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” – George Eliot

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama XIV

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

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

“Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

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

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

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

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

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

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” – Bruce Lee

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

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“To be the best, you must be able to handle the worst.” – Wilson Kanadi

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

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

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Schuller

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

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

“Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb

“What we've got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we'll sink.” – John Lennon

“Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” – Lewis Carroll

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw

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

“Without His love I can do nothing, with His love there is nothing I cannot do.” – Unknown

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one?.” – Steve Schulte

 “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourselves!” – Chanakya

 “Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Charles Kettering

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller

“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” – Jack London

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu

“Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit; and the choice is yours.” – Tom Hopkins

“Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

“It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

“Don't wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.” – Maya Angelou

“We are what we think.” – Buddha

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

“Don't regret the past, just learn from it.” – Ben Ipock

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with Him.” – Jim Elliot

“Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Emerson

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.” – Edwin Markham

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry Thoreau

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” – Goethe

“Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary” – Uta Hagen

“Have faith in yourself and in the future.” – Ted Kennedy

“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” – Hugh Downs

“The only journey is the one within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Ben Spock

“It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The degree of responsibility you take for your life determines how much change you can create in it.” – Celestine Chua

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.” – Bernard Baruch

“Compassion is language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

“Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater.” – Mary Manin Morrissey

“The really great man is the man who makes every man feel great.” – G. K. Chesterton

“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning” – Meister Eckhart

“Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

“Find your purpose and fling your life out to it. Find a way or make one. Try with all your might. Self-made or never made. – Orison Swett Marden

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D. Larson

“There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” – Orison Swett Marden

“The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day.” – Amy Gatliff

“The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself.” – Orison Sweet Marden

“Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path.” – Joseph Campbell

“As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!” – Robert Collier

“Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile initially scared me to death.” – Betty Bender

“If the mind thinks with a believing attitude one can do amazing things.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton

“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” – Saint Augustine

“Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.” – Marsha Norman

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

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

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