Short Inspirational Sayings and Quotes

Long-winded affirmations? Ain't nobody got time for that. Time is of the essence, so we’re keeping it short and sweet with the list of wise, but short inspirational quotes below.

One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you. Johnny Depp
Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. James Dean
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King Jr.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. Rumi
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. Nelson Mandela
A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world. Atticus
Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got. Robert Breault
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy
Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you. Mark Cuban
Worry about being better; bigger will take time. Gary Comer
Change the game, don’t let the game change you. Macklemore
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche
If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. Dolly Parton
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it! Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them. Orison Swett Marden
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Saint Augustine
The only journey is the one within. Rainer Maria Rilke
Don't wait for something big to occur. Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater. Mary Manin Morrissey
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. Meister Eckhart
If the mind thinks with a believing attitude one can do amazing things. Norman Vincent Peale
As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it! Robert Collier