Four-Word Inspirational Quotes
Short Quotes to Inspire and Motivate
These simple quotes have powerful messages on life. And because they're only four words long, they're easy to remember, and they're motivational!
A quote like, "Nothing endures but change," by Heraclitus reminds us to persevere against all odds, while "This too shall pass," from the Bible calms us through adversities.
I love collecting quotes and look through my collection whenever I am stuck and can do with a word of comfort. I created this article to be a place to look for short words of inspiration that can be easily remembered and drawn upon in times of need.
I hope you are inspired by these quotes and can use them to make your life a success.
Short Inspirational Quotes About Life
Sayings to Guide You
This is your life, and what you make of it is up to you. You can reach for the stars or stay in the same place, wallowing in self-pity. Use these quotes to inspire you.
"Live and let live." —Yiddish Proverb
"Life teaches, Love reveals" —Anonymous
"Life is a choice." —Anonymous
"Reach for the stars." —Anonymous
"Nothing ventured, nothing gained." —Anonymous
Famous Quotes in Few Words
Learn From the Wise
Famous words from people we look up to can make you even more motivated. A spiritual person can be comforted by the simple, yet profound quotes from the Bible. The words of philosophers and writers who have seen the world give us the hope we need to move forward.
"What's done is done." —William Shakespeare
"This too shall pass." —Bible
"Courage doesn't always roar." —Mary Anne Radmacher
"Nothing endures but change." —Heraclitus
"No feeling is final." —Rainer Marie Rilke
"You are your choices." —Seneca
Short Encouraging Sayings
Happiness is a choice, and everything looks more beautiful when we change the way we look at it. I recall the quote by Emerson whenever I admire the works of nature smiling through the flowers in the gardens.
"Earth laughs in flowers." —Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Whatever happens, take responsibility." —Tony Robbins
"Dance lightly with life." —Jonathan Lockwood Huie
"Happiness is a choice." —Barry Neil Kaufman
Short Inspirational Phrases
Messages With a Meaning
All of us could do with a nudge to take action, and these short, encouraging four-word quotes do it very effectively. Let us be curious to know more of what it takes to shine and share with others.
"Creativity is like electricity." —Maya Angelou
"Happiness depends upon ourselves." —Aristotle
"Nothing succeeds like success." —Walter Winchell
"Success can't be forced." —Loretta Young
"Be curious, not judgmental." —Walt Whitman
"Nature is my medicine." —Sara Moss-Wolfe
Meaningful Quotes That Inspire
Let's Learn From Them
The four-word quotes are short and simple, yet they offer a big gift in that small package. They are inspiring sayings to hold on to during hard times.
"In dreams begin responsibilities." —Delmore Schwartz
"Aim for the highest." —Andrew Carnegie
"Beginnings are always messy." —John Galsworth
"Talent works, genius creates." —Robert Schumann
"Wisdom begins in wonder." —Socrates
"A mother's love liberates." —Maya Angelou