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Sometimes when you are looking for quotes, short and sweet is the way to go. Here we have gathered all the best very short quotes all in one place. Our list of simple quotes includes short inspirational quotes, short love quotes, short quotes about life, short deep quotes, short funny quotes, short positive quotes, short motivational quotes, short friendship quotes, short quotes about happiness, short sad quotes, cute short quotes, short powerful quotes, short quotes about the seasons, short sunset quotes, short nature quotes famous short quotes, short self love quotes and very short quotes.

So if you are looking for short phrases you have come to the right place. These one line quotes cover just about everything.

If you like short and quick quotes check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Short Quotes About Life, Short Positive Quotes, Short Deep Quotes, Funny Short Quotes, Short Cute Quotes, Short Friendship Quotes, Short Quotes About Change, Short Travel Quotes and Best Short Quotes.

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Very Short Quotes

Here are some of the best short quotes and best small quotes.

“The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon” – Winnie the Pooh

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

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

“To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” —Bill Gates

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

“What we think, we become.” —Buddha

“I dwell in possibility.” —Emily Dickinson

Person watching sunset with short quotes by Emily Dickinson

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

“Change before you have to.” – Jack Welch

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens

“Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

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

“Challenges are what make life interesting.” – Joshua Marine

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu

Short Inspirational Quotes

If you like these imple quotes that inspire check out our list of Short Inspirational Quotes. If you like inspirational quotes check out our lists of Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

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

“You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein

Sunrise with short inspirational quotes by Albert Einstein

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

“You can choose to not let little things upset you.” – Joel Osteen

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

“Determine your priorities and focus on them.” – Eileen McDargh

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

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

“No pressure, no diamonds.” – Thomas Carlyle

Reflecting lake with very short inspirational quotes by Thomas Carlyle

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

“When you make a choice, you change the future.”– Deepak Chopra

“Enjoy every moment you have. Because in life, there are no rewinds, only flashbacks.” –Anmol Andore

“Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” —Kate Winslet

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

“You choose the life you live.” – Kim Kiyosaki

Short Love Quotes

These are our favorite short quotes about love from our list of Short Love Quotes. You might also like our lists of Romantic Quotes, True Love Quotes, I Love You Quotes for Her, and I Love You Quotes for Him.

“What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.” – Sinclair Lewis

“Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.” – Theodore Roethke

“We can only learn to love by loving.” – Iris Murdoch

“You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” – Barbara De Angelis

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

Two hands making a heart with inspirational short love quotes by Franklin P. Jones

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

“Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.” – Elaine Davis

”How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“I love you. I am at rest with you. I have come home.” – Dorothy L. Sayers

“Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning

“To love at all is to be vulnerable” – C.S. Lewis

“Love loves to love love.” – James Joyce

Blurry lights with a very short love quotes by James Joyce

“Love is an untamed force.” – Paulo Coelho

“Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.” – Ovid

”I’m here. I love you.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“You call it madness, but I call it love.” – Don Byas

“Love is sharing your popcorn.” – Charles Schultz

“You’re nothing short of my everything.” – Ralph Block

Person on beachw ith short romantic love quotes by Ralph Block

“I want to be with you until my last page.” – A.R. Asher

“We love because it’s the only true adventure.” – Nikki Giovanni

“I love you simply, without problems or pride.” – Pablo Neruda

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.” – Pablo Neruda

“Love me and I may be forced to love you.” – William Arthur Ward

“Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.” – Barbara De Angelis

“We love the things we love for what they are.” – Robert Frost

Short Quotes About Life

Here are our favorite short quotes on life from our list of Short Quotes About Life.

“Life is a first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting.” – J.R. Rim

“This has been my life; I found it worth living.” – Bertrand Russell

“Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.” — Lillian Dickson

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” —Mahatma Gandhi

“Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again.” – Zelig Pliskin

Person at sunrise with short quotes about life by Zelig Pliskin

“Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.” – William Hazlitt

“Life is short it is up to you to make it sweet.” – Sarah Louise

“I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning.” — John McLeod

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”- Robert Frost

“Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets.” – Dr. Suess

Person hiking with life is very short quotes by Dr. Suess

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

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

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.” – Marie Curie

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

“Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King

“I believe you make your day. You make your life.” – Brad Pitt

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Short Deep Quotes

Check out these deep short quotes from our list of Short Deep Quotes.

“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” — Elvis Presley

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd

Lake waves with short deep quotes by William G.T. Shedd

“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” —Napoleon Hill

“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” –Harper Lee

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” ― Cesare Pavese

someone watching sunset with short quotes with deep meanings by Cesare Pavese

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” —Michael Jordan

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Short Funny Quotes

These short funny quotes will make you smile. You might also like our full list of Funny Short Quotes. If you like funny quotes and sayings, you should also check out our lists of Funny Good Morning QuotesFunny Love QuotesFunny Work QuotesFunny Quotes of the DayFunny Quotes About Life and Funny Inspirational Quotes.

“If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.” – Johnny Carson

“Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.” – Ambrose Bierce

“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

“The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire

“Love is like pi – natural, irrational, and very important.” – Lisa Hoffman

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” — Forrest Gump

Person hiking with short funny quotes about life by Forrest Gump

“Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television.” – David Letterman

“When you’re in love it’s the most glorious two and a half days of your life.” – Richard Lewis

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns

If you like this quote head to our lists of Short Family Quotes and Inspirational Family Quotes

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

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” – Benjamin Franklin

“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?” – Lily Tomlin

Pink flower with funny short quotes by Lily Tomlin

“And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz

“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” – Rita Mae Brown

“Be happy. It really annoys negative people.” – Ricky Gervais

“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl

“Hiking is the only slightly less ugly stepsister of running.” – Lindy Hughes

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.”  – Ed Viesturs

“When all else fails, there’s always delusion.” – Conana O’Brien

Blue ocean with short funny quotes by Conan O'Brien

“Hiking is just walking where it’s okay to pee.” – Demetri Martin

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank A. Clark

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” – Roger Miller

“The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.” – Eeyore

Short Positive Quotes

These are our favorite positive short quotes from our list of Short Positive Quotes.

“Turn every life situation into a positive one.” – Rhonda Byrne

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” —Dr. Seuss

“Do good, live in the most positive and joyful way possible every day.” – Roy T. Bennett

“One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.” – Deep Roy

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

Person walking on beach with short positive quotes by Oscar WIlde

“The mere sense of living is joy enough.” – Emily Dickinson

“If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.” – Widad Akrawi

“In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” —Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Do good and good will come to you.” —Adam Lowy

“When you’re positive, good things happen.” – Deep Roy

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” —Dalai Lama

“You go in with a positive attitude and stay there.” – Shelley Long

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” —Lao Tzu

“When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” – Buddha

“Recognize what you have inside you.” – Eric Pulier

Ocean with positive quotes short by Eric Pulier

“Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.” —Jim Thompson

“People have to remain positive and believe in those dreams. It’s really important.” – Kirsty Coventry

“Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“A positive attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” – Remez Sasson

“I think if you just look at life in a positive way, positive things will happen.” – Jake Owen

“Positive energy knows no boundaries.” – Lu Wei

“It’s almost always possible to be honest and positive.” – Naval Ravikant

Short Motivational Quotes

You’ll love these short motivational quotes.

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

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of others.” – Charles Dickens

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

“Mostly, the world sees you the way you see yourself.”– Lisa Nichols

“Open your mind. Get up off the couch. Move.” – Anthony Bourdain

Sunset with short motiviational quotes by Anthony Bourdain

“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller

“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.” – John Heywood

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

Ocean and beach with short motivational quotes

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary

“Keep going. Is not as difficult as you feel it is. Don’t give up.” – Brandon Sanderson

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

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

“Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” — Buddha

“Live for each second without hesitation.” — Elton John

Short Friendship Quotes

Check out these short friendship quotes from our list of Best Short Friendship Quotes. You might also like our lists of True Friend Quotes and Best Friend Quotes.

“Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend?” – Abraham Lincoln

“Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” — Elbert Hubbard

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.” – Elie Wiesel

Ocean with deep short quotes about friendship by Elie Wiesel

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Walter Winchell

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” — Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.” – Chelsea Handler

“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” – Elbert Hubbar

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” – Marlene Dietrich

Two drinks from above with short funny friendship quotes by Marlene Dietrich

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasgow

“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” – Jim Henson

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

Short Quotes About Happiness

Here are our favorite short quotes about happiness from our list of Short Happy Quotes.

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball

“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Simplicity makes me happy.” – Alicia Keys

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

Woman looking at old bridge between two cliffs with short happiness quotes by Aristotle

“The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are.” – Goldie Hawn

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus

“I’d far rather be happy than right any day.” – Douglas Adams

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

“Roll with the punches and enjoy every minute of it.” – Meghan Markle

“Happiness is a state of activity.” – Aristotle

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.” – Herman Hesse

“Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” – Buddha

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” – Benjamin Franklin

Someone floating in the ocean with funny and short happy quotes by Benjamin Franklin

“The constant happiness is curiosity.” – Alice Munro

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Happiness [is] only real when shared” – Jon Krakauer

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well-lived.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.” – Charles Dickens

“Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.” – Walt Disney

Short Sad Quotes

Here are some short sad quotes. You might also like our lists of Deep Sad Quotes and Sad Quotes About Life.

“You can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.” – Johnny Depp

“Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart.”— Lykke Li

“You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” ― Henny Youngman

“It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.” — Graham Foust

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.” – Pablo Neruda

“Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.” – Mattie Stepanek

Person on beach with short deep sad quotes by Mattie Stepanek

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn

“We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.” – Pierre Corneille

“When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world.” – Mac Miller

“It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.” – Willie Nelson

“It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins

“It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” – Miguel de Unamuno

“The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.” – Bob Marley

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” – Rumi

“Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” – Joshua Wisenbaker

Cute Short Quotes

We love these cute short quotes. Check out our full list of Cute Short Quotes then find your favorite cool short quotes now!

“We were together. I forget the rest.” – Walt Whitman

“Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks.” – Natalie Portman

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

“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on It.” – Danny Kaye

“Always wear cute pajamas to bed, you’ll never know who u will meet in your dreams.” – Joel Madden

“Live life to the fullest.” – Ernest Hemingway

Person watching sunset with cute short quotes by Ernest Hemingway

“I don’t think you can define love.” – Harry Styles

“Everything looks cute when it’s small.” – Cynthia Rawley

“That’s the secret to life… replace one worry with another…” – Charlie Brown

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso

“In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” – Charlie Brown

“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make It.” – Marcus Aurelius

Short Powerful Quotes

Check out these short powerful quotes then head to our list of Powerful Short Quotes for more.

“We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca

“We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.” – Henry David Thoreau

“No one has ever found themselves without being a little lost.” ―Sai Pradeep

View from a cliff and short powerful quotes by Sai Pradeep

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

“Every strength is also a weakness. The opposite is true as well.” – Neil Strauss

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” —Erol Ozan

“Things don’t have to change the world to be important.” – Steve Jobs

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Could I have been anyone other than me?”― Dave Matthews

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.” ―Confucius

Short Quotes For Each Season

You might also like our lists of Short Spring Quotes, Short Summer Quotes, Short Fall Quotes and Short Winter Quotes.

“It’s always summer somewhere.” – Lily Pulitzer

“Summer brings sunshine, warm and flowering.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Life is a summer, full of fun, at the beach, under the sun.” – Debasish Mridha

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” – Porgy and Bess

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” ― Charles Bowden

“Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves.” – Debasish Mridha

Sunset on lake with shor summer quotes by Debasish Mridha

“Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy.”- Regina Brett

“Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.” ― Yoko Ono

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”- Sam Keen

“Why do spring and summer have to go?” – Joe Wheeler

“Autumn is the antidote to stifling summer.” – Terri Guillemets

“If the leaves are changing, I feel poetry in the air.” — Laura Jaworski

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – George Burns

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”. – Emily Brontë

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” — John Howard Bryant

“Another fall, another turned page.” – Wallace Stegner

“In winter we behold the charms of solemn majesty and naked grandeur.” — James Ellis

“Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.” — Paul Theroux

“It is growing cold. Winter is puuting footsteps in the meadow.” – Roman Payne

Snowy trees with winter quotes short by Roman Payne

“Thank goodness for the first snow.” — Candace Bushnell

“Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering.” — Debasish Mridha

“Winter is a time to slow.” — Kelsi Turner

“Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.” – Jessica Harrelson

“Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.” – George Herbert

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” – Robin Williams

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.” – Anne Bradstreet

“Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.” – Ellis Peters

“Nothing is so beautiful as Spring.” – Gerard Manley Hopkins

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“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rossetti

“Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” – Lewis Grizzard

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.” – Yoko Ono

Short Sunset Quotes

Our favorite short quotes about sunsets from our list of Short Sunset Quotes.

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie Norton

“It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream” – Bernard Williams

“Don’t forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies” – Paulo Coelho

“Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler

“Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live.” – Rachel Roy

“It’s not just a sunset; it’s a moonrise too.” – P. C. Cast

“See the beauty of sunset to enjoy the passion of life.” – Debasish Mridha

Sunset and blue sky with sunset short quotes by Debasish Mridha

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” – Jennifer Donnelly

“No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again and bring the dawn.” – Maya Angelou

“I just need you and some sunsets” – Atticus

“Sunsets are loved because they vanish.” – Ray Bradbury

“Softly the evening came with the sunset.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” – Crystal Woods

“Every sunset is also a sunrise; it all depends on where you stand.” – Karl Schmidt

“Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature’s farewell kiss for the night.” – Sharon Rene

“A sunset paints the sky as if there were no tomorrow.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Sunset is the opening music of the night.”― Mehmet Murat ildan

“We can always be chasing the sun.” — Sara Bareilles

“Never go too long without watching a sunset.” – Atticus

Short Nature Quotes

You might also like our list of Short Nature Quotes.

“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” – Albert Einstein

“The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” — Claude Monet

“Colors are the smiles of nature.”— Leigh Hunt

An orange sunset reflected in a lake with mountains behind with a short nature quotes that reads colors are the smiles of nature

“Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians.” – Chinese proverb

“By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” — Maxime Lagacé

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” – Gretel Ehrlich

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” —Lao Tzu

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” — Zeno

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

“By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” — Maxime Lagacé

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” — Aristotle

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” — Gary Snyder

“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.”— Standing Bear

Famous Short Quotes

Here are some of the most famous short quotes.

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

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

“Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.” – Alrded Lord Tennyson

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

Red chairs at viewpoint with famous short quotes by John Lennon

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joe Kennedy

“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

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

“You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“May you live all the days of your life.” -Jonathan Swift

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” -Thomas Jefferson

Short Self Love Quotes

We think these short self love quotes are perfect. You might like our list of Love Yourself Quotes.

“Love yourself. Be clear on how you want to be treated. Know your worth. Always.” – Maryam Hasnaa

“Self-love is necessary for a functional and successful life” – Angela C. Santomero

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

“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.” – Rupi Kaur

“Tell yourself how much you love yourself.” – Don Miguel Ruiz

“You carry so much love in your heart. Give some to yourself.” – R.Z.

Hazy mountain with positive short self love quotes by R.Z.

“Love yourself enough to set boundaries.” – Anna Taylor

“Love yourself more, you’ll never regret it.” – Ann Marie Molina

“Give yourself the love you’re willing to give to others.” – Mahin Ismail

“We can truly love one another once we love who we are.” –Angela C. Santomero

“Learn to love yourself enough to be happy in your own company.” – Samantha Camargo

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

Very Very Short Quotes

And if you are looking for extra short quotes, this section is for you.

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” – Socrates

“What’s done is done.” – William Shakespeare

“You are your choices.” – Seneca

“And still I rise.” – Maya Angelou

“Don’t worry, Be Happy.” – Bobby McFerrin

“Be curious, not judgmental.” – Walt Whitman

“Nothing endures but change.” – Heraclitus

Person at lake with very short quotes by Heraclitus

“Courage doesn’t always roar.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“No pressure, no diamonds.” – Thomas Carlyle

“Live and let live.” – Yiddish Proverb

“No guts no glory.” – General Frederick Corbin Blesse

Short Captions

Here are a few of our favorites from our list of Short Captions.

Sparkle every single day.

Normal is boring for me.

Queen of own world.

Selfie in paradise.

Swear I am normal.

Namastay in bed.

Living my best life.

Rocks and ocean with cute short captions

No guts, no story.


Wine + dinner = winner

All-time favorite.

Know your worth.

Friends ‘till the end.

Good friends are like stars.

Basic beaches.

Two heads, one heart.

Too lit to quit

Ocean and beach with cute short captions

Two peas in a pod.

Actually, I can.

Make it happen.

Screw perfect.

Find your fire.

Smile. Always.

Own it.

Eyes talk.


A ray of sun coming through the trees with a one word caption for nature photography on top that says illuminating



Sunshine and roses.

Adventure is out there.

Another day, another sunrise.

Keep breathing.

Escape the ordinary.

So that’s our list. We hope you found the very short quote you were looking for.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed a good short quote that should be added.

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Person watching sunset

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