113 Thought Provoking Quotes

May these thought provoking quotes give you words to consider and influence your thoughts. While these may be short quotes they are full of wisdom and thoughts to make you think!! Find encouragement and inspiration in these thoughts.

Quotes    /   thought provoking quotes

  1. Take control of your happiness. Learn how to make the decisions that will continue to elevate your mind and your spirit. Jason Harvey
    Poems of Encouragement

  2. Never forget those who have helped you over the years, the people who have made a difference in your success. Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Poems

  3. Gardening is a labour full of tranquility and satisfaction; natural and instructive, and as such contributes to the most serious contemplation, experience, health and longevity. John Evelyn
    Garden Poems

  4. Be mindful of your actions, and what you portray - A positive role model is that what you convey? Catherine Pulsifer, Eyes Of The World
    Positive Poems

  5. The world needs less heat and more light. It needs less of the heat of anger, revenge, retaliation, and more of the light of ideas, faith, courage, aspiration, joy, love and hope. Wilfred Peterson
    Don't Quit Poem

  6. We reap what we sow so I’m planting that seed, to help others who are in need. Catherine Pulsifer, Share God's Blessings
    Giving Poems

  7. We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success Samuel Smiles, Learn Wisdom
    Graduation Poems

  8. I'm grateful for the failures...
  9. I'm grateful for the failures I've had because those failures made me more successful.  Derek C. Doepker
    Failure Quotes

  10. Gratitude is the act of being thankful for what you have. It is the emotional expression of appreciation for what is present in your life.  Janeen Latini, Love to Lead. Lead to Love
    Happy Thanksgiving Quotes

  11. A more glorious victory cannot be gained over another than this, that when the injury began on his part, the kindness should begin on ours. Tillotson
    Kindness Poems

  12. Being knowledgeable of another person's culture and practices can help you along the way in terms of reading their body language.  Josh David, People Skills Guide
    Poems about Life

  13. Your family, your real family, will always welcome you home with open arms. Anyone who says you can lose their love isn't really family, no matter what blood says. Seanan McGuire
    Poems About Family

  14. Our parents bring us into the world, but in the end, we are responsible for what we become. Kahlil Gibran
    Parent Quotes

  15. But "If" is never in the way when Destiny is planned by God himself, who does not change James Henry Thomas
    Poems About God

  16. We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Famous Poets

  17. If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Haruki Murakami
    Poems About Books

  18. My days are better with you in my life. Robert Rivers
    Short Love Poems

  19. There is nothing to worry much about life. God always hears my prayers and sees my tears.  James Jason
  20. There is nothing to worry much about life. God always hears my prayers and sees my tears.   James Jason
    Christian Poems

  21. Searching for miraculous proof doesn't have so far to go, these miracles can be seen all around us if we only open up our souls. Catherine Pulsifer, Miracles Exist Today
    Poems About Miracles

  22. The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – which you had thought special and particular to you. Now here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out and taken yours. Alan Bennett
    Quotes about Reading

  23. Ah! what would the world be to us if the Children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us worse than the dark before. Henry W. Longfellow
    Poems about Children

  24. Who digs a well, or plants a seed...enters partnership with God. Edwin Markham
    God's Garden Poem

  25. When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze. Thomas Carlyle
    The Oak Tree Poem

  26. Why should I long for the world and its sorrows, when in that home o'er the sea, millions are singing the wonderful story, heaven holds all to me. Tillitt S. Teddlie, Heaven Holds All To Me
    Heaven Poems

  27. The roads of happiness are not the selfish roads of pleasure seeking, Edgar A. Guest, The Roads of Happiness
    Poems About Happiness

  28. . . . successful people tend to believe the cause for the failure can
 be improved through effort, even if it seems impossible
  29. . . . successful people tend to believe the cause for the failure can be improved through effort, even if it seems impossible.  Jonathan Harnum, Practice Like This
    Believe Quotes

  30. You can get lost in any library, no matter the size. But the more lost you are, the more things you'll find. Millie Florence
    Quotes about Library

  31. If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence. Shannon L. Alder
    Life Lessons Quotes

  32. The moral is, don't be too frank, it gits you nuthin' at the bank, just keep your thoughts beneath your hood, I'm tellin' you for your own good.  Berton Braley
    Frankness Between Friends

  33. Never fail with careful thought, to think before we speak;
    Never fail with kind words, friendship to seek. Author Unknown
    Friendship Poems

  34. You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
    Famous Poems About Life

  35. Risen? yes, alive forever, Christ, of endless life the giver. Ellwood Haines Stokes, He Is Risen
    Easter Poems

  36. today before you think of saying an unkind word ...
  37. Today before you think of saying an unkind word– think of someone who can’t speak.  Author Unknown
    Just For Today

  38. The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love. Henry Miller
    Famous Love Poems

  39. Beliefs such as religion and politics, as well as many other views on life, were taught to you by your family.  Sandra Leon, Success And Happiness
    Short Family Quotes

  40. You cannot touch the clouds, you know; but you feel the rain and know how glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either; but you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything. Helen Keller, The Story of My Life
    Nature Poems

  41. To be a friend a man should remember that we are human magnets; that like attracts like, and that what we give we get. Wilferd Peterson, You My Friend
    Message For Best Friend

  42. In order to help someone, it’s always important to understand what kinds of things will be most helpful to that person in particular.  Nicole Raheja, Redefining Positive
    Poems About Helping Others

  43. people smile for all sorts of reasons - what about you?
  44. People smile for all sorts of reasons, only one of which is to signal happiness.  Michael Nir, Influence
    Smile Quotes

  45. Imagine if no progress was made -if change just made us all afraid. Catherine Pulsifer, For Everything There Is A Season
    Poems About Change

  46. Mother's Day is a time to reflect upon the motherhood of us all.  Jane Gilgun, Stories and Poems About Mothers
    Mothers Day Messages

  47. The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.  Nicholas Sparks
    Good Morning Quotes For Her

  48. a good question to ask yourself!
  49. "Is the journey so important or the getting there?" And thus it's always been that question pondered down the ages  John McLeod, It's The Journey That's Important...
    Life Journey Poems

  50. Don't rest on your laurels. Never be satisfied with being great. Don't ever think you've arrived. Never stop practicing. Jerry Jenkins Twelve Things I Want my Kids to Remember
    Poems For Kids

  51. But the best courage man has ever shown is daring to cut loose and think alone. Charlotte Perkins Stetson, Heroism
    Courage Poems

  52. There is a gold mine within you from which you can extract everything you need to live life gloriously, joyously and abundantly.  Joseph Murphy, The Power of Your Subconscious Mind
    Morning Motivation

  53. swallow your fears....
  54. Swallow your fears, realise that life is short.  Rebecca Jane, Mindfulness My Way
    Short Inspirational Quotes

  55. When there is something you think you are not getting or not getting enough of, give it!  JoAnn Janson, Define Yourself and Discover Your Destiny!
    Think On These Things

  56. Thinking of you on a cold winter day brings warmth to my heart
    And, on a hot summer day a refreshing breeze you impart. Catherine Pulsifer
    Thinking Of You Poems

  57. The importance of a home it is impossible to exaggerate. What is liberty without it? What is education in schools without it? The greatness of no nation can be secure that is not based upon a pure home life. Arnold Toynbee
    Poems About Home

  58. To live is to abide within the chilly coordinates of constant choice, choices about what to value, about how to live our lives, about ethics.  Gordon Marino, Ethics
    Legacy Quotes

  59. children learn best by...
  60. Children learn best by conscious imitation.  Fhilcar Faunillan, Smart Parenting
    Children Quotes

  61. What will happen when you die? Up to heaven do you think you will fly? God gives us all a choice Catherine Pulsifer, See You In Heaven?
    Poems About The Bible

  62. .. we have found that the best advice we ever gave or received was given in less than a minute ... the guidance that really made a difference did not come in the form of long, complex theories—it came in short, meaningful insights.  Ken Blanchard, One Minute Mentoring
    Mentor Quotes

  63. Joy is not in things; it is in us. Richard Wagner
    Find Joy Quotes

  64. You never can tell what your thoughts will do in bringing you hate or love, for thoughts are things, and their airy wings are swifter than carrier doves.  Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    You Can Never Tell

  65. I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.  Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Enjoy Life Quotes

  66. study while others are...
  67. Study while others are sleeping. Decide while others are delaying.  William Arthur Ward
    While Others

  68. Why not make suggestions for improvements and you may find that people respect you for it and appreciate your input.  Joanna Jackson, Self Help
    Appreciation Quotes

  69. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are, and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit and just see what happens.  Angelina Jolie
    Keep Your Head Up Quotes

  70. One of the most terrifying and paralyzing situations a human being can face is not having choices or, at least, believing we don't have choices.  Anne Wilson Schaef, Meditations for People Who (May) Worry Too Much
    Life Choices Poems

  71. If a long and toilsome ladder you were trying to climb, you would not reach the top at once, but by one step at a time. Lillian E. Curtis
    Don't Quit

  72. a great way to declutter....
  73. Recycling is a great way to get rid of clutter.  Julianne Neilson, Declutter You
    Recycling Quotes

  74. Happy people tend to find the good in other people instead of what is wrong.  Noelia Aanulds, Happiness: Learn How To Be Happy And Boost Your Life
    Happiness Quotes

  75. The creative process begins with having a mind that's filled with expectancy, enthusiasm and possibility.
    Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
    Creativity Quotes

  76. Trying to force your goals into fruition is not the key to attaining a confident mindset.  John Franz, Confidence: Winning the Game of Life 
    Goals Quotes

  77. focus...can do amazing things!
  78. Focus your mind on your goals and begin to move forward. What you focus your mind on is where you will go.  Alex Uwajeh, Taming the Tongue
    Thoughtful Quotes

  79. People with a high risk tolerance can usually cope with significant changes being made in their life over short periods of time.  Anne Bolender, Clarity Alchemy
    Life Quotes

  80. How do you say goodbye, to someone as sweet as you? Julie Hebert
    Goodbye Poems For A Teacher

  81. No matter who we are, from the richest of the rich to the homeless guy under the freeway, we all have some kind of work to do every day.  Cary David Richards, The Happiness Habit
    Work Quotes

  82. I think we need an experience - an encounter that takes exposed and explained truth to a deeper level in our hearts than it would ever go otherwise.  David Platt, Something Needs to Change
    Short Deep Quotes

  83. Stop looking at the situations in your life as being bad, but rather look at it as a learning experience.
  84. Stop looking at the situations in your life as being bad, but rather look at it as a learning experience.  Michael Austin Jacobs, Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life
    Experience Quotes

  85. For the word that comes from the brain alone, alone to the brain will speed; but the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, oh! that is the word men heed. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, The Word
    You Can Never Tell

  86. Listening effectively is one of the most significant aspects of communicating effectively.  Jason Goldberg, Communication Skills for Success
    Listening Quotes

  87. Attempts to change or replace a habit without awareness or motivation in place are doomed to failure.  Henry Lee, Habit Master
    Motivational Quotes

  88. If you are planning to walk through this world alone, you're looking for loneliness and trouble.  Faith Starr, Stop Self-Sabotaging and Shift your Paradigm to Success
    Trouble Quotes

  89. Too often, too many people rely on others to decide what they want.
  90. Too often, too many people rely on others to decide what they want.  Martin Pelletier, Grow With the Flow
    Decision Quotes

  91. I "loved" the people in my life by doing nice things for them and not waiting or hoping for a nice thing to be done back in my direction.  Bryan Cohen, How to Work for Yourself
    Short Love Quotes

  92. If you are going to be fit in mind, emotions, and spirit, you need a strong body to facilitate it.  Patricia King, Dream Big
    Fitness Quotes

  93. dont be too hard on yourself...
  94. Don't be too hard on yourself, but learn from your mistakes and decide to be better NOW.  V. Noot, Don't Give Up
    Mistake Quotes

  95. You cannot wake up one day and hope that this happens for you. This is something that you need to work on.  Amanda Thompson, The Perfect Husband For Your Wife - You!
    Hope Quotes

  96. The aim of education should be to teach us how to think, rather than what to think. Julie Hebert James Beattie
    Quotes About Education

  97. One of the main problems that money (usually a lack of) can cause is stress.  Lesley Harriot, How To Have Successful Relationships
    Money Quotes

  98. Therefore transforming your lifestyle into a frugal lifestyle allows you to have the extra money you need to put back for a retirement plan.   Ricky Gomez, Frugal Living: Frugal Living Made Simple
    Frugal Living Quotes

  99. Kindness is one language that any blind man can see and that any deaf person can hear.
  100. Kindness is one language that any blind man can see and that any deaf person can hear.   Gracia Hunter
    Kindness Quotes

  101. At the end of life, how will what you are, what you've done be measured against how God wants all of us to act and behave? Byron Pulsifer

  102. The shortest day of the year, the winter solstice, is a reminder from the natural world that life itself is short, and that if we want to change certain aspects of our lives, the time is now.  Maya Green, Resolution Evolution for Moms
    Positive Quotes About Change

  103. Always with the knowledge and the sacred prayer that when you and I flourish - we who give so much and contribute so much, and ask for so little– when we flourish, we can change the world.  Dr. Rachel Talton, Flourish: Have it All Without Losing Yourself
    Knowledge Quotes

  104. From self-control, restraint, fortitude, love, courage, and optimism, it is the card that controls our passions for the better.  Michele Gilbert,The Introvert
    Optimistic Quotes

  105. The good and the right communication mean that you are ready to tell the truth and not just hear it.
  106. The good and the right communication mean that you are ready to tell the truth and not just hear it.   Anna Parker, Marriage Help
    Truth Quotes

  107. Whether you buy a home that already looks like your dream home, fixing or arranging the interior and yard can add a lot to how much at home you will actually feel.  Christian Olsen, Marriage Tips
    Home Quotes

  108. Jealousy is not a singular emotion; it is actually a collection of several. It is made up of a mix of; anger, anxiety, fear, insecurity and helplessness.  Lesley Harriot, How To Have Successful Relationships
    Angry Quotes

  109. But if you want to build unbreakable willpower, practicing patience and perseverance in spite of annoying, stupid, difficult things is very important.  Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
    Patience Quotes

  110. Some of the happiest people I know, are those who can find a sense of humor in life.
  111. Some of the happiest people I know, are those who can find a sense of humor in life.   Christian Olsen, Marriage Tips
    Humorous Quotes

  112. Getting a good night's sleep is a very important part of health since it is when your body and neurons take the time to repair themselves.  Rocco Cozza, Success Habits For The Morning
    Health Quotes

  113. Procrastination tends to waste a huge part of your time, and life. Overcome it now.  D.D. Tai, Mind: How To Pleasure Your Mind Everyday
    Procrastination Quotes

  114. A good suggestion would be after a year of frugal living you take a vacation for your efforts.  Ricky Gomez, Frugal Living: Frugal Living Made Simple
    Vacation Quotes

  115. Helping someone who needs you will improve their lives, and make you feel better about your own life.
  116. Helping someone who needs you will improve their lives, and make you feel better about your own life.  AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch
    Helping Others Quotes

  117. By giving your possessions away, you're not only simplifying your life, but you are helping those who need what you have.  Kathy Stanton, Cutting Back And Loving It
    Simplicity Quotes

  118. Notice that all things have a balance and that balance is needed to thrive, to grow, and to live.  James Fullerton, Choose Happiness
    Balance Quotes

  119. The Earth’s solid crust is gradually drying out, and it is no exaggeration to predict that one day the major cities will cry out for water and that our great-grandchildren will have to dig for it as today we dig for gold or other valuable substances. Viktor Schauberger, The Fertile Earth
    Water Quotes

  120. No one has ever achieved extreme success without being enthusiastic about taking action.
  121. No one has ever achieved extreme success without being enthusiastic about taking action.   Noel N
    Action Quotes

  122. Mostly I love my fellow men, but I get weary now and then of all they do and all they say Berton Braley

  123. Not til the loom is silent and the shuttles cease to fly,
    Shall God unroll the canvas and explain the reason why. Benjamin Malacia Franklin, Just A Weaver
    The Weaver Poem

  124. The mines of earth no treasures give that could this volume buy;
    In teaching me the way to live, it taught me how to die! George Pope Morris
    My Mother's Bible

  125. There is a destiny that makes us brothers none goes his way alone
  126. There is a destiny that makes us brothers none goes his way alone Edwin Markham, A Creed
    Poems About Brotherhood

  127. Water under the bridge of failure can be drained into bayous of bitterness or channeled into streams of service. William Arthur Ward
    Service To Others

  128. Why is the word "good" include in a bye I often wonder this with a sigh. Catherine Pulsifer, Hello, Goodbye
    All Poems

  129. Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere into the here. George MacDonald
    Where Did You Come From

  130. Better to hark a hidden brook than watch a diamond shine.
  131. Better to hark a hidden brook than watch a diamond shine. George Macdonald
    Poems About The Good Life

  132. We can pick who we spend our time with, so choose wisely. At the same time your children will do the same if they see you doing that.  Julia Vergara, Awaken Through Parenting
    Time Quotes

  133. They Say" has blighted many a life has caused hatred, envy and strife... Lillian E. Curtis
    They Say

  134. Relationships flourish when all the little things you do and say become your habit not your exception. Byron Pulsifer
    When You Forget Valentines Day

                More Quotes   for Encouragement and Motivation

Short Poems & Quotes    |   About Us    |   Contact Us