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170 Best Short Inspirational Quotes & Sayings

In this post, you will find 170 Best Short Inspirational Quotes & Sayings.

 

Short Inspirational Quotes & Sayings

 

“Go big or go home.” – Eliza Dushku

 

“Begin anywhere.” – John Cage

 

“Who seeks shall find.” – Sophocles

 

“I can, therefore I am.” – Simone Weil

 

“Make yourself proud.” – Peter W. Smith

 

“What we think, we become.” – Buddha

 

“I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

 

“You have to make it happen.” – Denis Diderot

 

“Do whatever you do intensely.” – Robert Henri

 

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

 

“If not us, who? If not now, when?” – John F. Kennedy

 

“The obstacle is the path.”

 

“A will finds a way.” – Orison Swett Marden

 

“Hope is the heartbeat of the soul.” – Michelle Horst

 

“Don’t fight the problem, decide it.” – George C. Marshall

 

“Men are born to succeed, not fail.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

“When one must, one can.” – Charlotte Whitton

 

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” – Jean de la Bruyere

 

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

 

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

 

“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” – Philip Sidney

 

“My mind’s my kingdom.” – Francis Quarles

 

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“Our ideals are our better selves.” – Amos Bronson Alcott

 

“If you think you can do it, you can.” – John Burroughs

 

“Belief creates the actual fact.” – William James

 

“He conquers who endures.” – Persius

 

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” – John Muir

 

“Never give in and never give up.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

 

“Enthusiasm moves the world.” – Arthur Balfour

 

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill

 

“Each day provides its own gifts.” – Marcus Aurelius

 

“Deserve your dream.” – Octavio Paz

 

“We are what we think.” – Buddha

 

“Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.” – John Wooden

 

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

 

“Never complain and never explain.” – Benjamin Disraeli

 

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

 

“We are here to make another world.” – W. Edwards Deming

 

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

 

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest.” – St. Jerome

 

“Light tomorrow with today!” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 

“There’s a way to do it better – find it.” – Thomas A. Edison

 

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” – Audre Lorde

 

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart

 

“Success is 99 percent failure.” – Soichiro Honda

 

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells

 

“There is no education like adversity.” – Disraeli

 

“Reach for the stars.” – Christa McAuliffe

 

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

 

“It always seems impossible until it done.” – Nelson Mandela

 

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

 

“Get action. Seize the moment.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

 

“The more we do, the more we can do.” – William Hazlitt

 

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

 

“Always do your best.” – Og Mandino

 

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

 

“If you dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

 

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

 

“You will never win if you never begin.” – Helen Rowland

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” – Wayne Dyer

 

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

 

“It’s always too early to quit.” – Norman Vincent Peale

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

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

 

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.” – Alfred A. Montapert

 

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

 

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller

 

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

 

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

 

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

 

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

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

 

“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

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

 

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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

 

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine

 

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

 

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” – Alexander the Great

 

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

 

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson

 

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

 

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

 

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

 

“Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.” – Christopher Reeve

 

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

 

“Hope is a waking dream.” – Aristotle

 

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

 

“Act like you expect to get into the end zone.’ – Christopher Morley

 

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

 

“You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Ted Turner

 

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

 

“When deeds speak, words are nothing.” – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

 

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” – Jonathan Winters

 

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

 

“Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.” – Benjamin Jowett

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly.” – Mabel Newcomber

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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