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1,000 Famous Short Quotes To Inspire You In Life (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. “Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.” – Colin Powell


2. “When you fail, you also learn how not to fail.” – Soichiro Honda


3. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss


4. Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.


5. “Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


6. All limitations are self-imposed. – Oliver Wendell Holmes


7. “Necessity is the mother of invention.” – Plato


8. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”– Winston Churchill


9. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication


10. Love the life you live. Live the life you love. Bob Marley


11. Lady Mary Montgomerie Currie


12. “Don’t wait for them to tell you. Tell them.” – 50 Cent


13. “You must let suffering speak if you want to hear the truth.” — Cornel West


14. “If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name.” – Kendrick Lamar


15. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius


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


17. Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.


18. “Haters keep on hating cause somebody’s gotta do it.” – Chris Brown


19. “Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ― George Orwell


20. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain


21. “No pressure, no diamonds.” ~ Thomas Carlyle


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


23. The price of greatness is responsibility.


24. Yesterday you said tomorrow. Just do it. – Nike


25. Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Steve Jobs


26. Whatever you do, do with all your might.


27. And so the adventure begins.


28. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.


29. “You are your best thing.” – Toni Morrison


30. Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.


31. “Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.”– George Horace Lorimer


32. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau


33. If you judge people, you have no time to love them.


34. “Let us love, since that is what our hearts were made for.” – St. Therese of Lisieux


35. “Every noble work is at first impossible.” – Thomas Carlyle


36. “I am the smartest man alive!” – Billy Madison


37. “Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” ~ Lao Tzu


38. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill


39. Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.


40. “You go out and do the best you can and hope it works. You just try to improve.” – Mike Leach


41. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” ― W. P. Kinsella


42. “The harder I work, the luckier I become.” – Terry Pratchett


43. “Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne


44. “The choices we make dictate the lives we lead.” — Danny DeVito


45. “Only thing free in life is options.” – Moneybagg Yo


46. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” — Aesop


47. Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.


48. The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. James Crook


49. “Some roses grow through concrete. Remember that.” – Brandi L. Bates


50. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.


51. Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.


52. Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.


53. “An intelligent woman doesn’t get sad, she gets pretty.” ― Maria Felix


54. One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you. – Johnny Depp


55. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi


56. If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.


57. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.


58. “A dream is only a dream.. until you decide to make it real.” – Harry Styles


59. “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell


60. “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~ Francis Bacon


61. Broken crayons still color.


62. All that we see and seem is but a dream within a dream.


63. God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails. Augustine of Hippo


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


65. “I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.” – Mary Oliver


66. “Work is the curse of the drinking classes.”


67. I am, therefore I think.


68. “It’s never too late to get good at something.” — Guy Fieri


69. “There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


70. Please all, and you will please none. Aesop


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


72. In the end, everything is a gag.


73. “People can cry much easier than they can change.” ― James Baldwin


74. “Education is the best weapon for peace.” – Maria Montessori


75. “No greater gift there is, than a generous heart.” – Yoda


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


77. “Luck is not a business model.” – Anthony Bourdain


78. You can if you think you can. George Reeves


79. Seek the seeker. Ramana Maharshi


80. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


81. Famous saying "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade"


82. “No great thing is created suddenly.” —Epictetus


83. “The future ain’t what it used to be.” – Yogi Berra


84. Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln


85. “Governments change… the lies stay the same.” — Pierce Brosnan, GoldenEye


86. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” ~ Tony Robbins


87. Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Jack Kerouac


88. We design our lives through the power of choices.


89. I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.


90. “America will never be destroyed from the outside."—Abraham Lincoln


91. People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.


92. “Belief creates the actual fact.” ~ William James


93. I will remember and recover, not forgive and forget. – Unknown


94. “Don’t you know your imperfections is a blessing?” – Kendrick Lamar


95. John Ray famous saying "The early bird catches the worm"


96. “There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.” – Augustine of Hippo


97. “As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.“ –


98. I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.


99. Das was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker. (What does not kill me makes me stronger.")


100. “There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.” – Ida B. Wells


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


102. Dream without fear. Love without limits.


103. People change and forget to tell each other.


104. “Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.”


105. When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.


106. “Life will never conform to all of our desires. Ever.” – Mark Manson


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


108. “Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” ~ Bil Keane


109. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” – Julius Caesar


110. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” ~ Jim Rohn


111. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” – Dalai Lama


112. “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” – E.E. Cummings


113. The wisest mind has something yet to learn. George Santanaya


114. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” ~ Albert Einstein


115. “If you are not having fun you are doing something wrong.” – Groucho Marx


116. “Don’t give up at halftime. Concentrate on winning the second half.” – Paul Bryant


117. “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” — William Shakespeare


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


119. “The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.” – Elbert Hubbard


120. “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.” – Richard Branson


121. “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” ~ Richard Whately


122. “Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence.” – Calvin Coolidge


123. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Anaïs Nin


124. “There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.” – Thich Hat Hanh


125. If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything


126. Do you want to become wiser than 95% of people?


127. In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.


128. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau


129. “No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.”


130. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey


131. Love For All, Hatred For None. – Khalifatul Masih III


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


133. “I’m just doing me, and to me, that’s what got me this far.” – Lil Uzi Vert


134. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


135. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.


136. Margaret Wolfe Hungerford


137. “Sometimes when hardships knock, it’s just life. Do not take it personal.” – Naide Obiang


138. Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable. Paramahansa Yogananda


139. “The goal is timeless. Chase the moment, and you lose.” — Kid Cudi


140. “Words are your paintbrush, and your life is the canvas. You can paint whatever you want to paint.”― Miguel Ruiz


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


142. “With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddhist proverb


143. “I will not be triumphed over.” — Cleopatra


144. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean


145. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.


146. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey


147. “Good things take time.” — Gabriella Wilson (H.E.R.)


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


149. The bulk of the world’s knowledge is an imaginary construction.


150. “Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”― Moliere


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


152. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


153. “Don’t be scared to live your life without judgment.” — Lil Durk


154. “To lose your path is the way to find that path.” — BTS, “Lost”


155. “You must be the best judge of your own happiness.” – Jane Austen


156. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky


157. “You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” – C. S. Lewis


158. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau


159. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.


160. There is nothing impossible to him who will try.


161. “It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald


162. You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.


163. Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves.


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


165. “Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


167. “You must work in the dark for your light to shine.” — Russ


168. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde


169. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.


170. I consent to receiving emails and personalized ads.


171. Reality is wrong, dreams are for real. – Tupac


172. “There is no substitute for hard work.” ~ Thomas Edison


173. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – John C. Maxwell


174. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.


175. “A place for everything, everything in its place.” — Benjamin Franklin


176. If you're going through hell, keep going.


177. Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.


178. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” — Robert Frost


179. “Don’t put the cart before the horse.” – Cicero


180. Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.


181. “Growth is in a series of mistakes. That’s the only way you learn.” – Steve Harvey


182. People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.


183. Be who you needed when you were young.


184. Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.


185. Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.


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


187. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.


188. “There can only be one king.” – Pablo Escobar


189. “There can be glory in failure and despair in success.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


190. “Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.”– Marcus Washling


191. “Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.” – Hafez


192. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown


193. “To me, there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.” – Alice Paul


194. “Sometimes the heart is deceiving.” — Halsey, “The Feeling”


195. “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” ~ John Barrymore


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


197. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss


198. “All limitations are self-imposed.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


199. “If you learned a lesson it wasn’t a loss.” – Lil Baby


200. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” ~ John F. Kennedy


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


202. “You do not find the happy life. You make it.” ~ Camilla Eyring Kimball


203. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.


204. “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”― Henry David Thoreau


205. “There is no normal life, there’s just life. Get on with it.” — Doc Holliday, Tombstone


206. If you want it, work for it.


207. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison


208. I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.


209. Eventually, I started my own website to share that joy and passion for beautiful short words.


210. To live will be an awfully big adventure. – Peter Pan


211. “Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” – Edgar Allan Poe


212. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.“ – Eleanor Roosevelt


213. “I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”― Robert Louis Stevenson


214. Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.


215. “Practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi


216. “We humans are more concerned with having than with being.” – Morgan Freeman


217. “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” ~ Jim Rohn


218. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle


219. You can totally do this.


220. “Spread love everywhere you go.” ~ Mother Teresa


221. “The quest for meaning is the key to mental health and human flourishing.” – Viktor Frankl


222. No pressure, no diamonds. Thomas Carlyle


223. “Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver


224. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.


225. “All humor is rooted in pain.” – Richard Pryor


226. The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Benjamin Disraeli


227. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler


228. “There is no sin except stupidity.”


229. “I can resist everything except temptation.”


230. And still, I rise. – Maya Angelou


231. When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there. George Harrison


232. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


233. The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.


234. Grow through what you go through.


235. “You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script.”— Oprah Winfrey


236. Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.


237. These famous sayings have been around a long time, and chances are you use a few of them already.


238. Fortune favors the brave.


239. All’s well that ends well.


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


241. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.” ― Lao Tzu


242. “I want to build to that mogul, legendary level.” – Lil Nas X


243. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


244. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. “ ~ James Dean


245. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie


246. You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.


247. Subscribe to Everyday Power!


248. “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” – Socrates


249. I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.


250. Hate comes from intimidation, love comes from appreciation. – Tyga


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


252. “My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.” – Huey P. Newton


253. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”― Anne Frank


254. “All progress takes place outside of your comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak


255. “Belief creates the actual fact.”— William James


256. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown


257. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson


258. “The truth is more important than the facts.”


259. Change the world by being yourself. – Amy Poehler


260. Collect moments – not things.


261. “If you start with nothing and end up with nothing, there’s nothing lost.” – Michael Dunlop


262. “Time moves in one direction, memory in another.” ~ William Gibson


263. It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso


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


265. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky


266. “Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu


267. “Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


268. “I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not.”― Kurt Cobain


269. “Gotta keep my head above water, gotta make it through.” – NBA YoungBoy, “Untouchable”


270. It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt. Mark Twain


271. Whatever you do, do it well. – Walt Disney


272. What counts can’t always be counted; what can be counted doesn’t always count. Albert Einstein


273. “Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible to do.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton


274. “Begin anywhere.” – John Cage


275. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.


276. Hearts are wild creatures, that’s why our ribs are cages.


277. “I would not think to touch the sky with two arms.” ― Sappho


278. “Skill is only developed by hours and hours of work.” – Usain Bolt


279. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” ~ Dr. Seuss


280. “The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.” —Ayn Rand


281. “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa


282. The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.


283. “If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” ~ Roger Babson


284. The power of imagination makes us infinite.


285. “Follow your dreams, they know the way.” – Kobe Yamada


286. “The early bird catches the worm.” – John Ray


287. If youth knew; if age could. Sigmund Freud


288. Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish. – Jessica N. S. Yourko


289. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” — Tim Ferriss


290. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.


291. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.


292. That which does not kill us makes us stronger.


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


294. “Develop success from failures.” – Dale Carnegie


295. Strive for greatness. – Lebron James


296. Silence is an answer too.


297. My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die!


298. It’s so strange that autumn is so beautiful, yet everything is dying.


299. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” — Horace


300. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho


301. “Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.”– Jonathan Lockwood Huie


302. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen Covey


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


304. “You don’t have to eat less. You just have to eat right.” – Dr. Sebi


305. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln


306. “Pain is never permanent.” – St. Teresa of Avila


307. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle


308. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein


309. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin


310. “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs


311. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


312. “I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back.” – Abraham Lincoln


313. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou


314. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


315. “Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett


316. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Demi Lovato


317. Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.


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


319. “The more ways you can tell a story and paint a picture, the better it is.” ― Ninja


320. Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr


321. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”—Confucius


322. “Yesterday don’t matter if it’s gone.” — The Rolling Stones, Ruby Tuesday


323. “You are enough just as you are.” – Meghan Markle


324. “We need much less than we think we need.” ~ Maya Angelou


325. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


326. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs


327. “Stay foolish to stay sane.” – Maxime Lagacé


328. Familiarity breeds contempt.


329. “A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.” – Diogenes of Sinope


330. “The only person that has power to put boundaries on your dreams is you.” — Trent Shelton


331. “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.” – Tim Fargo


332. If music be the food of love, play on.


333. Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.


334. Nothing lasts forever but at least we got these memories. – J. Cole


335. “One cannot step twice in the same river.”


336. “I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it.” – Lil Wayne


337. Screw it, let’s do it. Richard Branson


338. Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey


339. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.“ – Helen Keller


340. “Die with good memories, not with unfulfilled dreams.” ~ Invajy


341. “The road to success is always under construction.” ~ Lily Tomlin


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


343. “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton


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


345. Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.


346. “Magic always happens when you direct your inner powers to the object you want to change.”– Bangambiki Habyarimana


347. “Your river is strong. Let it flow.” — Glennon Doyle


348. You’ve gotta know what death is to know life. Jack Kevorkian


349. I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.


350. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” – Charles Bukowski


351. “Knock me down 9 times, but I get up 10.” – Cardi B


352. Tough times never last but tough people do.


353. I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it. – Lil Wayne


354. “Once you make it to your point of making it, you’ll appreciate the struggle.” – Nas


355. “Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.” – Urijah Faber


356. “I can’t feel my tongue. But I know it’s there because I’m talking.” – Moira Rose


357. “Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself.” – Adriana Lima


358. “Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


359. Cry 'havoc!' and let slip the dogs of war.


360. In a way, they became my guide and inspiration.


361. Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary. Ray Knight


362. A man is but what he knows.


363. “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” – Maya Angelou


364. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ~ Jimi Hendrix


365. “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”


366. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


367. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


368. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.


369. “Impossible is for the unwilling.” ~ John Keats


370. “I think, therefore I am.” – René Descartes


371. “Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.” – Niccolo Machiavelli


372. It’s never too late to be who you might have been.


373. “Live your dreams.” – Les Brown


374. “Anything can be done, as long as you truly believe it.”– Ashley Qualls


375. “If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy


376. “Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” ~ Maya Angelou


377. “We have a responsibility to help those around us and help others in need.” – Virginia Williams


378. “I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.” — Al Capone


379. Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle


380. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” ~ R. Brault


381. “Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin


382. “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” – Erma Bombeck


383. It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.


384. Success is the child of audacity. Benjamin Disraeli


385. He who angers you conquers you.


386. He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.


387. Keep going. Be all in. Bryan Hutchinson


388. “Our weary eyes still stray to the horizon.” – Pink Floyd


389. All good things must come to an end.


390. If it matters to you, you’ll find a way. Charlie Gilkey


391. Tough times never last but tough people do. – Robert H. Schiuller


392. “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” – John Barrymore


393. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E. E. Cummings


394. Boldness be my friend. William Shakespeare


395. If you’re going through hell, keep going.


396. “I never expect a perfect work from an imperfect man.” – Alexander Hamilton


397. “Keep going. Be all in.” – Bryan Hutchinson


398. Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don’t know.


399. I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.


400. The best love affairs are those we never had.


401. You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.


402. There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. Kahlil Gibran


403. Those who make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.


404. Never regret anything that made you smile. – Mark Twain


405. Edward Bulwer-Lytton famous saying "The pen is mightier than the sword"


406. You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.


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


408. “Once you really know yourself, can’t nobody tell you nothing about you.” – Megan Thee Stallion


409. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.


410. What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.


411. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell


412. “Look at the sky tonight. All the stars have a reason.” — Lil Peep


413. A horse! A horse! My Kingdom for a horse!


414. Happiness is a direction, not a place.


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


416. “You can jail a revolutionary, but you can’t jail the revolution.” – Fred Hampton


417. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde


418. “Well, it’s hard to be yourself, it’s the hardest job there is.” — Bill Murray


419. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn


420. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein


421. “My life is my message.” – Mahatma Gandhi


422. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – John Lennon


423. “Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.”― Thomas Szasz


424. “Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success.” – Prince


425. “Yesterday you said tomorrow. Just do it.” – Nike


426. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey


427. “I am my inspiration.” – Lizzo


428. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde


429. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~ Henry Ford


430. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius


431. “Life has more imagination than we carry in our dreams.” — Christopher Columbus


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


433. Don’t you know your imperfections is a blessing? – Kendrick Lamar


434. “The unexamined life is not worth living.”


435. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville


436. I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde


437. “Freedom means choices.” – Janet Jackson


438. “The death of contentment is comparison.” ― Steven Furtick


439. “Energy and initiative count as much as talent and luck.” ~ Will Peters


440. Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.


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


442. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.


443. Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.


444. “For any sin, we all suffer. That is why our suffering is endless.” – Wendell Berry


445. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi


446. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” — Albert Einstein


447. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


448. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford


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


450. “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain


451. “I’m in control of my destiny, never in doubt.” – Drake


452. “The shortest answer is doing.” ~ Lord Herbert


453. “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin


454. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” — Amelia Earhart


455. Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. André Gide


456. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


457. “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”


458. The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?


459. “Everything is practice.” – Pele


460. The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.


461. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” – Maya Angelou


462. Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.


463. Each day provides its own gifts. Marcus Aurelius


464. When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.


465. “Give me liberty or give me death!” — Patrick Henry


466. Related: 100 Words of Wisdom From The Best Minds (Ever)


467. All limitations are self-imposed.


468. “When you get hard work, you get success.” – Selena Quintanilla


469. Beggars can’t be choosers.


470. “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.” – Ken Hudgins


471. “Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.” — Bruce Lee


472. “All limitations are self-imposed.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes


473. “No guts, no story.” – Chris Brady


474. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.


475. “Nobody promised you tomorrow.” – Marsha P Johnson


476. If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.


477. You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. Rumi


478. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


479. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw


480. “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” – Gordon A. Eadie


481. You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down


482. “Don’t worry about the challenges. Get excited about the rewards of crushing them.” – Hiral Nagda


483. “Life is all about the evolution” – J. Cole, Change


484. “Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” – Fannie Lou Hamer


485. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” ~ Robin Williams


486. “A clever man commits no minor blunders.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


487. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.


488. “Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.” – Thomas Aquinas


489. Leave no stone unturned. Euripides


490. The fastest road to meaning and success: choose one thing and go all in. Maxime Lagacé


491. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.


492. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


493. “None but ourselves can free our minds.”― Bob Marley


494. “Life is what you make it, just don’t fake it.”– G Herbo


495. Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese proverb


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


497. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci


498. “Do it Now!” – Napoleon Hill


499. “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” — Robert Browning


500. “No pressure, no diamonds.” – Thomas Carlyle


501. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins


502. “If you want to be happy, be.”― Tolstoy Leo


503. “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.” – Eva Young


504. The purpose of our lives is to be happy.


505. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.


506. “The pen is mightier than the sword.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton


507. “I work hard. But I play hard, too.” –Pitbull


508. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.


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


510. “What we think, we become.” ~ Buddha


511. “I may stumble. I may fall. I may cry. But I’ll NEVER give up! Tomorrow, I rise again.” – Steve Maraboli


512. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey


513. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.


514. Get busy living or get busy dying.


515. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m possible!” ~ Audrey Hepburn


516. “The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King


517. “If you’re making mistakes it means you’re out there doing something.” – Neil Gaiman


518. “It hurt because it mattered.” ~ John Green


519. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault


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


521. “Wear your crown and go chase your dreams.” — Summer Walker


522. Impossible is for the unwilling. John Keats


523. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.” – Joe Girard


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


525. “Make each day your masterpiece“ – John Wooden


526. Then, suddenly, I was depressed and confused. It lasted years.


527. “We will either find a way, or make one.” ~ Hannibal


528. Open your mind. Get up off the couch. Move. Anthony Bourdain


529. May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela


530. If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?


531. “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” ~ Brian Littrell


532. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m possible!” – Audrey Hepburn


533. “See the good in that which is evil, and the evil in that which is good.” ― Hayao Miyazaki


534. We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


535. “The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


536. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” — Tony Robbins


537. “Our whole life is a meditation of our last decision – the only decision that matters.” – Thomas Merton


538. A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.


539. “Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters” ― Eminem


540. “I just want to teach people how to be comfortable. Stop being so scared.” – Jaden Smith


541. “Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don't know.”


542. “There are a thousand reasons to live this life, every one of them is sufficient.” – Marilynne Robinson


543. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.


544. An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.


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


546. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” ~ Mark Twain


547. Cogito, ergo sum. ("I think, therefore, I am.")


548. Well done is better than well said.


549. “I don’t need a lot, I just want to find my peace.” – Nathan Feuerstein


550. The end doesn’t justify the means.


551. If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.


552. “There can be glory in failure and despair in success.” – Abraham Lincoln


553. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore


554. “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.”


555. “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” — Isaac Newton


556. “Nothing is stopping me from doing what I love to do.” – The Weeknd


557. I have nothing to lose but something to gain. – Eminem


558. “Nothing left to do but smile.” – Jerry Garcia


559. “Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Mark Twain


560. “Nothing really scares me, to be honest.” — Billie Eilish


561. “I don’t like people around me sad. I like making people happy.” – Tyler, The Creator


562. If the world was blind how many people would you impress? – Boonaa Mohammed


563. He who is brave is free. Seneca


564. “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” — Bertrand Russell


565. “You do not find the happy life. You make it.” – Camilla Eyring Kimball


566. “It may be that those who do most, dream most.” – Stephen Butler Leacock


567. “Our future is our confidence and self-esteem.” – Tupac Shakur


568. Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking. Augustine of Hippo


569. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


570. “Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.”― Roy T. Bennett


571. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.” – André Gide


572. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel


573. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha


574. “Peace is the absence of confusion.” – Wu-Tang


575. “A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art, and is full of true joy.” – Mahatma Gandhi


576. Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.


577. “Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”― Bob Dylan


578. I wasn’t unable to enjoy life as before.


579. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci


580. If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name. – Kendrick Lamar


581. “Keep going like there’s a big rock rolling behind you. Never stop until you find ways to dodge it!” – I’m salmiah


582. “Until death it is all life.” ― Don Quixote


583. “Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” ~ Lily Pulitzer


584. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” ~ Anais Nin


585. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk.” — Mark Zuckerberg


586. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.


587. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker


588. Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.


589. “I could agree with you but then we’d both be wrong.” – Harvey Specter


590. “Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan


591. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”— Aristotle


592. May you live all the days of your life.


593. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra


594. Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow. – Vincent van Gogh


595. “It’s okay to start over, let someone else love you the right way.” — Rod Wave


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


597. “A dream deferred is a dream denied.” – Langston Hughes


598. “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.” ― John Proctor


599. There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.


600. My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi


601. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” ~ William James


602. The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


603. “We will either find a way, or make one.” – Hannibal


604. If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill


605. If you do it for competition you’re screwed. If you do it for love you have a chance. Maxime Lagacé


606. “Fight with a happy heart and a strong spirit.” — General James Mattis


607. Franklin Delano Roosevelt


608. “You receive from the world what you give to the world.” – Oprah Winfrey


609. “Never, never, never give up.” ~ Winston Churchill


610. “You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” – Wayne Dyer


611. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon


612. “We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.” – William J. Brennan, Jr


613. One if by land, two if by sea.


614. Lord, what fools these mortals be.


615. Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.


616. “One year of love is better than a lifetime alone.” – Freddie Mercury


617. “Life without dreams is like a bird with a broken wing – it can’t fly.” – Dan Peña


618. Never let your emotions overpower your intelligence. – Drake


619. This above all: to thine own self be true.


620. “No one else has ever opened doors for me. I opened them myself.” — Jenni Rivera


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