Welcome to the Land of Short Motivational Life Quotes and Inspirational Sayings!

We’ve been collecting amazing short life quotes and inspirational sayings for years now.  You usually see our posts on our Facebook page or maybe on our Pinterest boards, or maybe even on Instagram.   Some of the life quotes we share are famous, and others are relatively obscure but still quite illuminating.

We get so many requests for providing quotes that we thought we’d give you a glimpse at some of our most shared quote images.  Most of our quotes are short and make for quick, inspiring read.

If you enjoy short inspirational quotes and wise sayings on subjects such as life, success, friendship, confidence, motivation, love, time, patience, kindness, happiness, change, attitude, mindset, habits, life transformation,  the uselessness of worry, relationships, and more, you’ll find the motivational words and concepts you’re looking for here.

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short quote about faith and fears

Let your faith be stronger than your fears.

do everything with love quote

Do everything with great love.

what's meant to be will find a way

What’s meant to be will always find its way.

Bloom where you are planted.

Stop waiting for opportunities. Create one.

highest self short quote

Your highest self is calling.

one day or day one quote

One day or day one.  Your choice could change everything!

Some people will rain on your parade. Don’t be one of them.

think happy thoughts

Think happy thoughts.

Be a possibilitarian.  Believe in possibilities!

quote about encouraging people

Encourage others. Their success does not limit yours.

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. – Mario Fernandez

shaw quote - create your life

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -George Bernard Shaw

quote - write your own life story

Don’t let others hold the pen that’s writing your life story. Write your own story!

short quote - you are your only limit

Your only true limit is you.

wisdom within short quote

Listen to the wisdom within.

you are enough

You are enough.

motivational saying - trust the time of your life

Trust the timing of your life.

thoreau quote

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now … every minute should be enjoyed and savored. -Earl Nightingale

your time on earth is limited

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. -Steve Jobs


stop worrying about what people think quote

Stop worrying about people who don’t love your or even like you.  Give your time and attention to the people who think you’re wonderful (because you are)!

Make your life great!  Think of your life as a book. What’s a plot that gives you the warm fuzzies? Take action, and make that plot a reality in your life starting today!

inspirational life quote - length of life

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” -Diane Ackerman

Believe in yourself and create a life you absolutely love.  That’s our motto here at Believe and Create.  If you need help with the believing in yourself part, check out our free 5-day program.  

quote on being beautiful - inspirational quote

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

quote on choosing self-love and self-acceptance

Choosing self-love and self-acceptance can change everything!

inspirational saying - success in adversity

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” -David Brinkley

“It’s amazing how much closer your goals will feel once you start moving in the direction of what you want.” – Janette Novak

life quote - never give up

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” -Harriet Beecher Stow

“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.” -Goethe

quote on goals and making good choices

“This one step: choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.” -Scott Reed

inspirational saying about looking up
Dr. Suess quote
Dale carnegie quote

hinckley short quote

The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead. -Marjorie Pay Hinckley

inspirational saying - believe in yourself

Believe in yourself and create a life you absolutely love.  That’s our motto here at Believe and Create.  If you need help with the believing in yourself part, check out our free 5-day program.  

There are so many things in this world that can break your heart. Don’t allow self-criticism to be one of them.  Love yourself and speak kindly to yourself always.

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create a life you love quote

Create! Believe in yourself and create a life you absolutely love!

Nathaniel brandon quote

“Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship with myself.” -Nathaniel Branden

inspirational saying - never give up

You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes one start to pierce the universe of darkness. Never give up. – Richelle E. Goodrich

be good to yourself

Be good to yourself.

happiness is a choice

Happiness is a  choices (And a very good one!)

janette novak quote on confidence

Developing a confident outer voice begins by developing a self-affirming inner voice. – Janette Novak

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“Not fulfilling your dreams will be a loss to the world, because the world needs everyone’s gift – yours and mine.” -Barbara Sher

“Your dreams are possible! Your ideas for your life  can be so much more than a dream or fantasy. They can be reality, but only if you’ll begin taking action towards them.” -Janette Novak

quote about time will never be right

“Don’t wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” -George Herbert

quote that says nothing is wrong with you you are not broken

There is nothing wrong with you. Stop thinking that there is!

life quote about committing to action

“Commitments to future action are about as useful as a snow shovel in Alabama in August.  Act now!” -Janette Novak

quote about success and giving it your all

“I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.” -Walter Cronkite

inspirational saying - create a life you absolutely love

Believe in yourself and create a life you absolutely love.  That’s our motto here at Believe and Create.  If you need help with the believing in yourself part, check out our free 5-day program.  

Life is short. Eat dessert if you want dessert.  All things in moderation, though.

dance every chance you get - inspirational quote

Dance every chance you get. Life’s music won’t play forever … so live to the fullest now!

quote on love and acceptance

You deserve acceptance and love; you willingly take it from others, why are you so hesitant to offer it to yourself?

If you want to live a life you love, you must create it.  If you’re not where to start, grab a free copy of our self-discovery guide, How to Create a Compelling Vision for Your Life.

Enjoy your life today! Too many of us are putting off being happy. Remember, tomorrow is not promised to anyone!

if you want to be happier, do things that take you outside your comfort zone

Wanna be happier?  Do things that take you outside your comfort zone.

life quote - enjoy today, tomorrow is not promised

Enjoy today. Don’t clutter it with worry, doubts, fear, anxiety, impatience, or unimportant distractions.

motivational quote - some bridges are meant to be burned

Whoever said “don’t burn your bridges” didn’t understand one very important concept:  some bridges in your life need to be burned. Some places you never want to go back to again!

motivational saying - encourage people

Encourage people! Life was never meant to be a competition.

life quote about stepping up to claim the life you deserve

“Step up and claim the life you deserve. Step up and face your fears, it’s the only path to great confidence.” – J. Marie Novak.  If you need help with building your confidence, check out our free 5-day program.  

Fall madly, deeply, unapologetically in love with your life!


life is a journey quote

Life is a journey. And sometimes you’ve got to kick people out of your car and let them find their own way home.

I enjoy seeing others succeed. Seeing their happiness makes me a little happier, too!

love quote - your beautiful heart

Your money will never impress me. Your beautiful heart will.

When was the last time you did your happy dance? If it’s been a while, what are you going to do to remedy that?

letting go life quote

Holding on to yesterday’s disappointments and regrets can feel so heavy. Let it all go!

life is a journey not a competition inspirational saying

Remember: life is a journey. Scrabble is pure competition. Don’t get those confused.

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quote about time and keep going

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. -Sam Levenson

quote about revenge and karma

Don’t seek revenge. Let go and allow karma to do its thing.

quote about friends

Life is better with good friends at your side.

your one precious life

This is your one precious life. It’s time to believe in yourself and create a life you absolutely love!

The people I admire most are kind people.

comfort zone quote - patience

“Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” -Peter McWilliams

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admit when you're wrong

Admit when you’re wrong; it’s a sign of how wise you really are!

What you are aware of you are in control of; what you are not aware of is in control of you. -Anthony De Mello

Disappointments are just a prelude to something wonderful. Don’t get so stuck in disappointment that you miss what happens next.

what's normal inspirational quote

Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly. -Morticia Adams

My gratitude is as infinite as the blessings that come into my life.

your habits will predict the quality of yoru life

Your habits with the small things predict your success with the big things.

the world would be happier if we offered compassion

The world would be so much happier if we all learned to offer compassion rather than judgment and kindness rather than criticism.

Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure. -Meister Eckhart

Be the amazing person you were born to be. (No slacking off … you life is just too important to waste).

saint augustine quote on life

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

give adds to your life it never subtracts

Giving always adds to your life, it never subtracts from it.

people need compassion instead of advice

Most people need your  compassion more than they need your advice.

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henry james quote

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. -Henry James

trying to control everything never works

Still trying to control everything in your universe? Oh honey, you know better than that by now.

May I always be a servant for peace and love in this world.

believe in yourself and magic happnens

When you truly believe in yourself, magical things begin to happen in your life!

quote about trusting life more

Trust life more.

fire your internal critic

Fire your internal critic!  The critic in your head likes to keep you down. Don’t listen to it!  You’re more than capable … totally worthy … and completely deserving.


believe in life quote
let go quote
Nora Ephron quote
celebrate life quote
find value in life quote
be careful what you allow
infinite potential quote bennett
create a life you love - the believe and create mantra
you've got this
get out of your own way
you are always in a process of transforming your life
mindfulness quote from Kabat-Zin
be patient with yourself
playing small benefits no one
speak your truth
life in the present moment
you already have what you need to make your dreams come true
forgive yourself

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111 Short Quotes on Life - Plus Inspirational Sayings