Short Quotes

All of the quotes are inspirational in nature. You will find short inspirational quotations and verses relating to many different topics. A short quotation by Benjamin Disraeli, "The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations."

The messages found in these are great to use in a scrapbook, for writing in cards, in speeches, for journalling. The short words also encouraged us, helped us to look at a situation in a different manner. No matter what your lifestyle, we hope you find inspiration in them! Start your day on a positive note, read an inspirational quote or saying for each day of your week.

Short Quotes to Consider

"Whatever you want the people in your life to become, treat them that way - not the way they are." Rick Warren

"Let your dreams of tomorrow turn into your goals of today."

"Laugh - it is good for your health
Hug - it is comforting to others and to you
Dance - life is to short not to
Share - it will come back to you
Live - because that is what it is all about
Catherine Pulsifer

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." Joseph Campbell

"View life as a continuous learning experience." Denis Waitley

"The truth is more important than the facts." Frank Lloyd Wright

"Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best." John C. Maxwell

"Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back." Paul Erdos

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." Thomas Jefferson

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right." Henry Ford

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." Will Durant

"Few things are harder to put up with than a good example." Mark Twain

"We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end." Benjamin Disraeli

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible." Walt Disney

"A good example is the best sermon." English Proverb

"The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention." Anthony J. D'Angelo

"An aim in life is the only thing worth finding." Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

"Words of encouragement that are spoken with belief and passion are music for the ears of those who are struggling with resolving an issue or problem." Catherine Pulsifer

"The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." Mark Twain

"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better." A. J. Liebling

"Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours." Swedish Proverb

"There are two types of people: those who come into a room and say, ‘Well, here I am!’ and those who come in and say, ‘Ah, there you are." Frederick L Collins

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." Oscar Wilde

"If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance." George Bernard Shaw

"The truth is if you did nothing more than find ways to feel good more of the time, you’d start to magnetize your dream to you with more and more power and speed." Sonia M. Miller

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." George Washington Carver

"It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious." Oscar Wilde

"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech." Martin Fraquhar Tupper

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth." Niels Bohr

"The average person thinks he isn't." Father Larry Lorenzoni

"There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it." Buddha

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." Samuel Johnson

Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions." Frank Lloyd Wright

"Always do right- this will gratify some and astonish the rest." Mark Twain

"We are shaped and fashioned by what we love." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill." Buddha

"Most people love to be around people who are positive and enthusiastic, always looking for the best. They attract others like a magnet. When was the last time you knew a successful person whom people consistently described as negative and cynical? In my years of experience, I cannot name one successful person described as negative. Not one!" David Cottrell

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler." Albert Einstein

"Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it." Buddha

Short Quotes by Subject:


Abundance   |  Action   |  Adaptability   |  Adversity   |  Anger   |  Appreciation   |  Attitude


Balance   |  Believe   |   Bird   |  Birthday   |  Blame   |  Book   |  Brother


Quotes and Verses about Candles   |  Change   |  Challenges   |  Children, Baby   |  Choices   |   Christmas Messages   |  Conservation   |  Courage   |  Creativity


Daughter   |  Difficulties   |  Decision   |   Defeat   |  Discouraged   |  Doubt   |   Dream


Earth, Earth Day   |  Enjoyment   |  Environment   |  Example   |   Experience


Failure   |  Short Family Quotes   |  Father   |  Fitness, Exercise   |   Forest, Tree   |  Friendship   |  Frugal Living


Gardening   |  Goals   |  Graduation


Happiness   |  Health   |  Helping Others   |  More Helping Others   |  Home   |  Hope   |  Humor


Imagination   |  Independence   |  Innovation   |   Short Irish Blessings

K - L

Kindness   |  Knowledge   |  Learning   |  Life   |  Lifestyle   |  Listening   |  Love


Memories   |  Midlife   |   Mistake   |   Money   |  Short Motivational   |  Mother


New Brunswick   |  Newfoundland   |  New Years   |  Nova Scotia


Opportunity   |  Optimism   |  Overwhelmed

P - Q

Patience   |  Pollution   |  Prince Edward Island   |   Problem   |  Procrastination   |  Motivational Proverbs   |   Questioning   |   Quotations


Reduce, Recycle, Reuse   |  Relaxation   |  Retirement   |   Risk


Saving Money   |  Simplicity   |  More Simplicity   |  Short Simplicity Quotes and Verses   |   Sister   |   Smile   |  Solutions   |   Son   |   Scrapbooking Sayings   |  Sports Scrapbook Sayings and Quotes   |  Stress   |  Sustainability

T - V

Thanksgiving   |  Thrift   |  Time   |   Trouble   |  Truth   |  Vacation


Wealth   |  Wedding Anniversary   |   Worry   |  Work

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