51 Short Inspirational Quotes about Life


What is life? Life is all about being happy and making others happy. In the present day scenario one can’t find enough time to think about where the life is heading. Everyone has their own worries to deal with everyday. Caught up in these worse situations and finding no other way out, some may give up. But, always remember that there is a solution for every problem. At any cost, a problem without a solution never exists. If you are feeling low or want to get motivated, here are some inspirational quotes about life which develop a positive attitude in you.

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51 Best Inspirational Quotes about Life

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  • “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

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  • “Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.” –Unknown

  • “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”
    Albert Camus
  • “If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’
    If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.
    If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
    If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.”
    Chinese Proverb
  • “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”
    Ashley Montagu
  • “The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.” –Arthur C. Clarke


  • The self is made, not given.
    – Barbara Myerhoff


  • Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
    – Charles Kettering
  • It is never too late to be what you might have been.
    – George Eliot
  • Out of difficulties grow miracles.
    – Jean de la Bruyere


  • Make each day your masterpiece.
    – John Wooden
  • May you live every day of your life.
    – Jonathan Swift

  • Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
    – Napoleon Hill
  • You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy.
    – Alan Cohen
  • In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.
    – Albert Clarke
  • We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
    – Barbara De Angelis
  • Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.
    – Dalai Lama
  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
    – Jim Rohn
  • Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and enjoying it for everything that it is.
    – Mandy Hale
  • If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.
    – Oprah Winfrey
  • Be so happy that when others look at you they become happy too.
    – Unknown
  • “Some men see things as they are and say why—I dream things that never were and say why not.”
    George Bernard Shaw
  • “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” –Mark Twain
  • “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
    Maya Angelou
  • “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.”
    Will Rogers
  • “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”
    Charles Swindoll
  • “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’”
    Sydney Harris


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


  • “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”
    Bruce Lee

  • “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
    Albert Einstein
  • “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”
    Harvey Fierstein
  • “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.”
    Helen Keller
  • “There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
  • “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
    Les Brown

  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
    Lao Tzu
  • “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.”
    Ray Kroc
  • “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.” –Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
    -Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
  • “Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.”
    -Friedrich Schiller
  • “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”
    -Winston Churchill
  • “I’d far rather be happy than right any day.”
    -Douglas Adams
  • “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
    -Andy Rooney
  • “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.”
    -James Oppenheim
  • “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”
    -Benjamin Disraeli
  • “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
    Martha Washington
  • “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.”
    Albert Schweitzer
  • “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs are more people who have, life.”
    Howard Thurman
  • “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
    Albert Einstein
  • “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happened when you don’t have a plan.”
    Larry Winget

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