670+ Best Short Life Inspiration Quotes and Sayings
Best Dream Quotes
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.
My parents are my inspiration. Believe it or not, they’re my personal coaches. After every game I still call them and get their take on how I played.
Love and Kindness Quotes
Love and kindness are the very basis of society. If we lose these feelings, society will face tremendous difficulties; the survival of humanity will be endangered.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
I want to have time for myself, my family and my friends. It’s important because in order to sing well, you must have inspiration, and inspiration comes from life, from living.
Night is the fatherland of the great inspirations.
No precautions, and no precautionary principle, can avoid problems that we do not yet foresee. We need a stance of problem-fixing, not just problem-avoidance.
In Europe I couldn’t be anything but a black cook working for somebody. My inspiration was to own, to be the chef.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.
Getting comments like that from even the young people at the shows who probably aren’t singers, the girls who just tell me that I’m an inspiration to them, for one reason or another.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.
If you want to focus more on Allah in your prayers, focus more on Him outside your prayers.
Quotes About Friendships
Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .””
When inspiration does not come, I go for a walk, go to the movie, talk to a friend, let go… The muse is bound to return again, especially if I turn my back!
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.
Life Quotes About Risk
Life is full of risks anyway; why not take them?
In poor environment, I find great inspiration. Many of the men and women whom I admire as artists, the things they write, the songs they sing, the admission is filled with inspired moments to overcome oppression.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Life Quotes about Morning
Each morning we must hold out the chalice of our being to receive, to carry, and give back. It must be held out empty – for the past must only be reflected in its polish, its shape, its capacity.
Quotes about Passion and Energy
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Books may be written in all sorts of places. Verbal inspiration may enter the berth of a mariner on board a ship frozen fast in a river in the middle of a town.
Life Quotes About Inspiration
Inspiration Unlimited is more than an e-Magazine. I would rather call it an alchemy of learning and inspiration. It really inspires many people in many ways.
You don’t know when inspiration is going to come. But you have to be aware of what’s going on around you, so that at any moment, when inspiration happens, you’re ready for it and you interpret it.
Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.
Life Quotes About Tears
Tears are a river that takes you somewhere. Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Yes, and I can sit down on a white piece of paper and work because I don’t believe too much into inspiration, only I’m waiting for inspiration, work and then inspiration may come. It’s a little too easy to say that.
I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
Godly and Spiritual Quotes
Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
Prayer is the atmosphere of revelation, in the strict and central sense of that word. It is the climate in which God’s manifestation bursts open into inspiration.
Accordingly, the Northern races of Europe found their inspiration in the Bible; and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away.
Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what you want me to be and becoming that person.
Allah knows exactly what to give you to help you return to Him. The events in your life are purposeful, appropriate & non-random.
We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night; but those are just the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Life Quotes About Success
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
When I’m inspired, I get excited because I can’t wait to see what I’ll come up with next.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
Quotes About Innovation
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
I think that’s the important thing – being aware of that inspiration and being able to interpret it into something that’s meaningful for you.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
In general, I don’t know when inspiration will pop up.
We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind
Quotes About Character
Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
We give advice, we do not inspire conduct.
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
Quotes About Fearless
I’m fearless, I don’t complain. Even when horrible things happen to me, I go on.
Inspiration, in its rich variety, must be present in any discussion about Africa. We need role models – they are essential to the advancement of our society.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Quotes about Inspiration
Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time… The wait is simply too long.
Excellence isn’t achieved without inspiration and perspiration. You’ve got to have both.
Give your kids time to dream.
I get my inspiration from everyone when I need it and how I need it.
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Quotes About Appearance and Smile
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
You and I have need of the strongest spell that can be found to wake us from the evil enchantment of worldliness.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
An artist’s duty is rather to stay open-minded and, in a state, where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Only when you can understand yourself as All Pervading Consciousness can you possibly understand that all the universe is an emanation of your mind. Everything that you see comes out of you.
Quotes About Defeat.
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
Always get to the set or the location early, so that you can be all alone and draw your inspiration for the blocking and the setups in private and quiet.
If you’ve ever made up something on the spot and made somebody laugh, you can credit Jonathan Winters with inspiration.
It is so hard to leave until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
It’s not in the dreaming, it’s in the doing.
Quotes about Love and Life
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
Quotes About Mistakes
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.
All my own small perception of beauty both in majesty and simplicity is founded.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Quotes About Attitude
I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn’t expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
I will go anywhere and do anything in order to communicate the love of Jesus to those who do not know Him or have forgotten Him.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give, I give myself.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
Short Life inspiration Quotes
[I] take inspiration from kids. … They’re very honest in how they act and how they are in the world.
Adidas is a very personal inspiration to me. It has enriched my creative life. It’s an exchange between different cultures, different ideas, and most of all, it is teamwork.
Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.
I would like to cite an instance which proves the efficacy of clean living on the part of an athlete coupled with the inspiration received from a champion which go a long way to making a champion.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
I think music gives so much inspiration. I listen to all kinds of music: pop, hip-hop, everything. I also love classical music.
I’m definitely influenced by lots of different things – from music, from reading, from I don’t know… I have a lot of different sources of inspiration that I tap into when I need to get something done.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Misinterpretation leads me to inspiration and creativity because I think my brain is trying to figure out some information that I’m confused about.
Life Quotes about Tomorrow and Inspiration.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Believe the incredible and you can do the impossible.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Learn to… be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.
Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered.
Open your arms to change but don’t let go of your values.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Life Quotes About Planning & Destiny
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you’re doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.
This one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration … I’m a minimalist in a rapper’s body.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Analysis and synthesis are both as necessary to the thinking spirit as inspiration and expiration to the organism.
Life Quotes About Kindness
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
You need more than your own wisdom in rearing [your children]. You need the help of the Lord. Pray for that help and follow the inspiration which you receive.
I’ve never been able to force a novel. I always had the sense something being given to me. You can’t sit around and wait until inspiration strikes, but neither can you force into being something that isn’t there.
Everything smaller than Heaven bores us because only Heaven is bigger than our hearts.
My brother was always in bands and on the road when I was a kid and he was my inspiration. He never made it with a big band, in fact he never made a record. Here he is fifty-something years old.
Knowing what to do and not doing it is the same as not knowing what to do.
I’ll get an inspiration and start painting; then I’ll forget everything, everything except how things used to be and how to paint it so people will know how we used to live.
If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.
Elvis is iconic; a lot of performers today look to that for inspiration.
Earthly riches are like the reed. Its roots are sunk in the swamp, and its exterior is fair to behold; but inside it is hollow. If a man leans on such a reed, it will snap off and pierce his soul.
Quotes About Mediocre
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Holiness is irresistible. If even 10% of the world’s population had it the whole world would be converted and happy before the year’s end.
There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the transparency of a single heart, of a sincere life.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life Quotes About Heart and Love
A light heart lives long.
There is one and only one possible road to joy: selfless love.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
I’m married to an artist. I get a lot of inspiration from art, from the lighting in art, from the compositions in art, from the textures, and all of that. I’m always playing with it.
Rejoicing and repentance must go together. Repentance without rejoicing will lead to despair. Rejoicing without repentance is shallow and will only provide passing inspiration instead of deep change.
Creating and sharing beautiful things has provided me with the inspiration that we can do things we never thought we could do and that we will get to see wonderful things we never thought we would see.
We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.
Don’t just dream it. Be it!
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.
I really think the Bible is a baseline where all stories come from. All of the zillion stories in the Bible provide inspiration for everything.
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.
Life Quotes about Learning
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.
We cannot underestimate the power of the different art forms, and the correspondences between them, which are an unending source of inspiration and enrichment.
There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Spiritual Life Quotes
Jesus tends to his people individually. He personally sees to our needs. We all receive Jesus’ touch. We experience his care.
Understand this well: there is something holy, something divine hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it.
True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.
Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.
It’s lack that gives us inspiration. It’s not fullness.
Quotes about Extra Mile
It’s never crowded along the extra mile.
The biggest misconception is that I’m only a documentary filmmaker, but in fact I have made many narrative shorts. My biggest inspirations are narrative films, and that’s ultimately where I see myself going next.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That’s what the reputation is. You can’t control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It is a shortsighted priesthood leader who doesn’t see the value in calling upon the sisters to share the understanding and inspiration they possess.
And you can break yourself free from your hereditary patterns, cultural codes, social beliefs; and prove once and for all that the power within you is greater than the power that’s in the world.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
Life Quotes About Worry
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
History is the heritage and patrimony of mankind in its lessons of the past that give priceless inspiration for the future.
Those things that hurt, instruct.
Wikipedia is forcing people to accept the stone-cold bummer that knowledge is produced and constructed by argument rather than by divine inspiration.
Solitude is the place of purification.
Quotes about Truth and Inspiration
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.
My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.
I’m an audience member first. My inspiration is still based on hunger. Often, when people try to tell me nobody wants that story; I’m like bullshit because I want it.””
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.
Quotes About Luck & Miracles
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
My inspirations come from everywhere. It’s important to look at everything and anything.
Don’t be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.
Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Genius is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.
People don’t need to find reasons to justify they’re not giving. What they need to find is the inspiration to give. And those who don’t, but could afford to, are missing out on one of wealth’s greatest luxuries.
The Blessed Eucharist is the perfect Sacrament of the Lord’s Passion since It contains Christ Himself and his Passion.
Life Quotes About Potential
The only way to maximize potential for performance is to be calm in the mind.
Don’t let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.
He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. He who rose for our sakes is my one desire.
If you can’t run, walk; if you can’t walk, crawl, but keep moving forward!
Messi is the best player on the planet and he keeps on improving at Barasa, now the best team in the world. What Messi does on and off the pitch is an inspiration for children who dream of becoming a footballer.
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
Though I may deny poets their monopoly on inspiration, I still place them in a select group of Fortune’s darlings.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Life Quotes About Listening
The willingness to listen and act on your inspiration is imperative if you’re going to live the life you desire.
The purpose that you wish to find in life, like a cure you seek, is not going to fall from the sky. …I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned.
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular… it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!