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86 Short Inspirational Quotes to Uplift You (EMPOWER)

Top 7 Short Inspirational Quotes of All Time

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. - Lao Tzu
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. – Lao Tzu
Die with memories, not dreams.
Die with memories, not dreams.
I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it.
I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it. – Lil Wayne
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear. - George Addair
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair
I will remember and recover but that doesn't mean I will forget.
I will remember and recover but that doesn’t mean I will forget.
Be so good they can’t ignore you. - Steve Martin
Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin
Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results.
Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results.

Short Inspirational Quotes (Images)

Whatever you are, be a good one. - Abraham Lincoln
Whatever you are, be a good one. – Abraham Lincoln
Good things happen to those who hustle. - Anais Nin
Good things happen to those who hustle. – Anais Nin
Forget about style; worry about results. - Bobby Orr
Forget about style; worry about results. – Bobby Orr
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. - Napoleon Hill
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. – Napoleon Hill
The grass is greener where you water it.
The grass is greener where you water it.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. - Proverb
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. – Proverb
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. - Gandhi
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. - Mark Twain
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. – Mark Twain
Man doesn’t know what he is capable of until he is asked. - Kofi Annan
Man doesn’t know what he is capable of until he is asked. – Kofi Annan
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. - Soren Kierkegaard
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. - Bruce Lee
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee
Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss
Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss
Every noble work is at first impossible - Thomas Carlyle
Every noble work is at first impossible – Thomas Carlyle
I am an artist at living, my work of art is my life. - D.T. Suzuki
I am an artist at living, my work of art is my life. – D.T. Suzuki
The wisest mind has something yet to learn. - George Santanaya
The wisest mind has something yet to learn. – George Santanaya
In life you need either inspiration or desperation. - Tony Robbins
In life you need either inspiration or desperation. – Tony Robbins
Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still. – Chinese Proverb
Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey
Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey
Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb
At the end of hardship comes happiness.
At the end of hardship comes happiness.
No guts, no story. - Chris Brady
No guts, no story. – Chris Brady

10 Short Inspiration & Uplifting Quotes (Anonymous)

You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.
Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.
Don’t dream your life, live your dream.
Don’t dream your life, live your dream.
Aspire to inspire before we expire.
Aspire to inspire before we expire.
Dream without fear. Love without limits.
Dream without fear. Love without limits.
What consumes your mind controls your life
What consumes your mind controls your life
It’s okay to not be okay as long as you are not giving up.
It’s okay to not be okay as long as you are not giving up.
Everything is going to be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.
Everything is going to be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.
Only hard things are worth doing. If what you are doing is not hard, rethink what you are doing.
Only hard things are worth doing. If what you are doing is not hard, rethink what you are doing.

More Short Quotes to Inspire You Deeply

Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit; and the choice is yours. - Tom Hopkins
Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit; and the choice is yours. – Tom Hopkins
It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up. - Vince Lombardi
It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. - Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. – Oprah Winfrey
It is better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand days as a lamb. - Roman Proverb
It is better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand days as a lamb. – Roman Proverb
Nothing worth having comes easy.
Nothing worth having comes easy.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
He that can have patience can have what he will. - Benjamin Franklin
He that can have patience can have what he will. – Benjamin Franklin
You get credit for what you finished, not what you started.
You get credit for what you finished, not what you started.
Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. - Muhammad Ali
Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. - Henry Ford
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. – Henry Ford
Energy and initiative count as much as talent and luck. - Will Peters
Energy and initiative count as much as talent and luck. – Will Peters
The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goals help you channel your energy into action. - Les Brown
Goals help you channel your energy into action. – Les Brown
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. - Maya Angelou
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. – Maya Angelou
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality. - Les Brown
Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. – Les Brown
The key to life is not accumulation. It's contribution. - Stephen Covey
The key to life is not accumulation. It’s contribution. – Stephen Covey
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Rohn
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Rohn
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. – Martin Luther
Extraordinary results are rarely happenstance. - The ONE Thing
Extraordinary results are rarely happenstance. – The ONE Thing
A word fitly spoken can change a person's life. - Louis Howard
A word fitly spoken can change a person’s life. – Louis Howard
Success is never permanent, and failure is never final. – Mike Ditka
Be flexible so you can change with change. - Bruce Lee
Be flexible so you can change with change. – Bruce Lee
In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. - Vince Lombardi
In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. – Vince Lombardi
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory. - Les Brown
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory. – Les Brown
Forget the failures. Keep the lessons. - Dalai Lama
Forget the failures. Keep the lessons. – Dalai Lama
Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. - Matsuo Basho
Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. – Matsuo Basho
Life is a big canvas, throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny kaye
Life is a big canvas, throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny kaye
It’s never too late to be what you might have been. – George
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. - Charles Swindoll
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. – Charles Swindoll
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. - Winston Churchill
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. – Winston Churchill
The days are long, but the years are short.
The days are long, but the years are short.
Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. - Arthur Koestler
Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. – Arthur Koestler

Conclusion

If you want a quick inspirational boost then look no further, here are some of the most inspiring short quotes I have garnered over the past several years.

They had served me well and I believe they will for you too.

Maybe not all of them will speak to you the same way as it did for me but you just need a handful that you can deeply relate to.

Just because these quotes are short does not mean they are not powerful.

In fact, if you use them wisely, these short quotes will make more of an impact than you read an entire book.

3 significant words beat a thousand without meaning.

Jeremiah Say

(MUST HAVE)

These are my collectible short quotes.

I return to this page whenever I need quick inspiration to execute a task I deem important but procrastinated.

Relying on Willpower is good but my willpower is not infinite so it is smart to keep these short quotes handy.

Different quotes will speak to me differently at different times so I just post everything up and read them from top to bottom.

What you can do is save some of the quotes on your desktop or you can tweet or pin them. Doing so will allow you to refer back to these quotes in times of need.

If there are any short quotes that you like but I have missed them, please let me know.

This page will be continually updated.

Thanks for reading.

Sincerely,
Jeremiah Say

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