Short Inspirational Quotes 

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Decision Quotes


- Occasions are rare: and those who know how to seize upon them are rarer H.W.Shaw

- Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall - Ralph Waldo Emerson

- Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will Jawaharal Nehru

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Love Quotes


- I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best - Marilyn Monroe

It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving -Mother Teresa

- Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confusedPaulo Coelho

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Life Quotes


- You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough - Mae West

- The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time - Mark Twain

- We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path - Paulo Coelho

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Freedom Quotes


- Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life - Bob Marley

- Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect - Eleanor Roosevelt

- For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others - Nelson Mandela

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- When someone tells me "no," it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them - Karen E. Quinones Miller

- The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will Vince Lombardi

- Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you Jim Rohn

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Romance Quotes


- Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere - Groucho Marx

- Sometimes you wake up from a dream. Sometimes you wake up in a dream. And sometimes, every once in a while, you wake up in someone else's dream - Richelle Mead

- When it comes to men who are romantically interested in you, it’s really simple. Just ignore everything they say and only pay attention to what they do - Randy Pausch

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Doubt Quotes


- The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith - Franklin D. Roosevelt

- Doubt is a question mark; faith is an exclamation point. The most compelling, believable, realistic stories have included them both - Criss Jami

- I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute - Warren Buffett

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- You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you - Dale Carnegie

- I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me - Steve Maraboli

- Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it - Candace Bushnell

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Funny Quotes


- When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific - Lily Tomlin

- Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means - Henny Youngman

- I will never deny that life isn't fair. It seems as though when a woman leaves a man she is strong and independent, but when a man leaves a woman he is a pig and a jerk - Criss Jami

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Wisdom Quotes


- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain

- There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself - Laurell K. Hamilton

- It's not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life,it's what you whisper to yourself that has the most power - Robert Kiyosaki

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Fear Quotes


- I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens - Woody Allen

- I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear - Nelson Mandela

- We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light - Plato

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Time Quotes


- The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time Robert Kiyosaki

- I recommend you take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves Earl of Chesterfield

- If you judge people, you have no time to love them - Mother Teresa

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Humor Quotes


- My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is -Ellen DeGeneres

- Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding - Betty White

- In politics, stupidity is not a handicap - Napoleon Bonaparte

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Wealth Quotes


- Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity - Mahatma Gandhi

- Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down -Oprah Winfrey

- I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes - Oprah Winfrey

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Leadership Quotes


- The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it - Dwight D. Eisenhower

- He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander - Aristotle

- If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants - Isaac Newton

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