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Short Quotes about Life
Short Life Quotes

Welcome to these Short Quotes about Life. We also have "life is too short" quotes.

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Short Quotes about Life

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Life is a choice.
- Anonymous

Live life to the fullest.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

Be true to thyself.
- rephrasing of Shakespeare's famous quote

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Follow your own star.
- Anonymous

Live Your Dreams.
- Les Brown

Count Your Blessings.
- Og Mandino

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- Anonymous

Love conquers all.
- Virgil

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

Many hands make light work.
- Anonymous

Anything Is Possible.
- Anonymous

Strike while the iron is hot.
- Anonymous

Know thyself.
- Socrates

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

This too, shall pass.
- Bible

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

Follow Your Dreams.
- Anonymous

Courage doesn't always roar.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning
-Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience is the best teacher.
- Anonymous

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

Actions speak louder than words.
- Anonymous

Be Here Now.
- Ram Dass

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

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

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Pain is inevitable, Suffering is optional.
- Buddhist proverb

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Happiness depends upon ourselves
- Aristotle

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
- Confucius

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Short Love Quotes and Sayings

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

There is no remedy for love but to love more.
- Henry David Thoreau

I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.
- Edmond Rostand

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

Love is being stupid together.
- Paul Valery

All mankind love a lover.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Love is loving what your lover loves.
- Anonymous

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- H. L. Mencken

Love is not something you feel. It's something you do.
- David Wilkerson

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
- H. L. Mencken

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
- Eva Gabor

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Love is loving what your lover loves.
- Anonymous

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
- Rose Franken

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Short Quotes and Sayings

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mahatma Gandhi

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
- George Bernard Shaw

Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
- Paul Tournier

Short Sayings

To err is human, to forgive divine.
- Alexander Pope

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Leap and the net will appear.
- John Burroughs

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

Live and let live.
- Yiddish Proverb

Persistence prevails when all else fails!
- Anonymous

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm Forbes

Envy breeds hate.
- Yiddish Proverb

Nothing endures but change.
- Heraclitus

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Brontë

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday
- Anonymous

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Stephenie Meyer

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Whatever happens, take responsibility.
- Tony Robbins

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
- George Bernard Shaw

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
- Khalil Gibran

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

The brightest stars are those who shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
- John Wooden

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
- Publilius Syrus

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
- Mark Twain

Life is Too Short Quotes

You're only here for a short visit. So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
- Anonymous

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, "It might have been".
- John Greenleaf Whittier

It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
- Epictetus

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
- Anonymous

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Parting is such sweet sorrow.
- William Shakespeare

I've learned that you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
- Anonymous

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

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