75 Inspirational Short Quotes About Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness

1) Let the short quotes begin!

75 Short Quotes - "A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life." - Mandy Hale
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“A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.” – Mandy Hale

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75 Short Quotes - "Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star." - W. Clement Stone
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“Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” – W. Clement Stone

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75 Short Quotes - "It always seems impossible until it’s done." - Nelson Mandela
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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

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75 Short Quotes - "An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming." - Unknown
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“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Aspire to inspire before we expire." - Unknown
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“Aspire to inspire before we expire.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind." - Dodinsky
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“Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.” – Dodinsky

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75 Short Quotes - "Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self." - Cyril Connolly
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“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.” – Cyril Connolly

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75 Short Quotes - "There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anaïs Nin
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“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin

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75 Short Quotes - "I can and I will!" - Unknown
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“I can and I will!” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Change the world by being yourself." - Amy Poehler
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“Change the world by being yourself.” – Amy Poehler

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75 Short Quotes - "Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe" - Oprah Winfrey
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“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe” – Oprah Winfrey

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75 Short Quotes - "Happiness depends upon ourselves." - Aristotle
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“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

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75 Short Quotes - "Don’t forget you’re human. It’s okay to have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out. Then refocus on where you’re headed." - Unknown
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“Don’t forget you’re human. It’s okay to have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out. Then refocus on where you’re headed.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Ever tried. Ever failed. No Matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett
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“Ever tried. Ever failed. No Matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

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75 Short Quotes - "Every moment is a fresh beginning." - T.S Eliot
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“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S Eliot

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75 Short Quotes - "Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso
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“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso

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75 Short Quotes - "Fear does not stop death, it stops life." - Unknown
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“Fear does not stop death, it stops life.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Flatter yourself critically." - Willis Goth Regier
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“Flatter yourself critically.” – Willis Goth Regier

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75 Short Quotes - "When you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you’ll have more opportunities." - Unknown
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“When you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you’ll have more opportunities.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "For the goal is to die with memories, not dreams. - Unknown
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“For the goal is to die with memories, not dreams. – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "The grass is greener where you water it." - Unknown
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“The grass is greener where you water it.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama
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“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

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75 Short Quotes - "Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results." - Dennis Waitley
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“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” Dennis Waitley

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75 Short Quotes - "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucius
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“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

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75 Short Quotes - "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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75 Short Quotes - "How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone." - Coco Chanel
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“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.” – Coco Chanel

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75 Short Quotes - "I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness" - Unknown
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I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "If you’re going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill
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“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

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75 Short Quotes - "Impossible is for the unwilling." - John Keats
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“Impossible is for the unwilling.” – John Keats

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75 Short Quotes - "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll
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“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

31) Short quotes by Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

75 Short Quotes - "It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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75 Short Quotes - "Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing." - Seneca
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“Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” – Seneca

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75 Short Quotes - "It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy." - Lucille Ball
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“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball

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75 Short Quotes - "Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground." - Theodore Roosevelt
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“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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75 Short Quotes - "Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw
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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

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75 Short Quotes - "It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life." - Elizabeth Kenny
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“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

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75 Short Quotes - "Little by little, day by day, what is mean for you WILL find its way." - Unknown
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“Little by little, day by day, what is mean for you WILL find its way.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself." - Steve Maraboli
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“Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself.” – Steve Maraboli

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75 Short Quotes - "Keep looking up...that’s the secret of life." - Snoopy
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“Keep looking up…that’s the secret of life.” – Snoopy

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75 Short Quotes - "Love For All, Hatred For None." - Khalifatul Masih III
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“Love For All, Hatred For None.” – Khalifatul Masih III

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75 Short Quotes - "Every man dies. Not every man lives." - William Wallace
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“Every man dies. Not every man lives.” – William Wallace

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75 Short Quotes - "My life is my message." - Mahatma Gandhi
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“My life is my message.” – Mahatma Gandhi

43) Inspirational short quotes by Mark Twain.

75 Short Quotes - "Never regret anything that made you smile." - Mark Twain
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“Never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain

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75 Short Quotes - "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter." - Mark Twain
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“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain

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75 Short Quotes - "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain
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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

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75 Short Quotes - "No pressure, no diamonds." - Thomas Carlyle
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“No pressure, no diamonds.” – Thomas Carlyle

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75 Short Quotes - "When nothing goes right, go left." - Unknown
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“When nothing goes right, go left.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards." - Soren Kierkegaard
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“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

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75 Short Quotes - "Prove them wrong." - Unknown
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“Prove them wrong.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Life is a question and how we live it is our answer." - Gary Keller
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“Life is a question and how we live it is our answer.” – Gary Keller

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75 Short Quotes - "Take the risk or lose the chance." - Unknown
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“Take the risk or lose the chance.” – Unknown

52) Short quotes by Leonardo da Vinci.

75 Short Quotes - "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci
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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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75 Short Quotes - "I love those who can smile in trouble." - Leonardo da Vinci
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“I love those who can smile in trouble.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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75 Short Quotes - "So, what if, instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow." - Unknown
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“So, what if, instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn." - John Maxwell
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“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” – John Maxwell

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75 Short Quotes - "Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive." - Elbert Hubbard
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“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

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75 Short Quotes - "Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results." - Unknown
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“Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results.” – Unknown

58)

75 Short Quotes - "Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it." - Lou Holtz
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“Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz

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75 Short Quotes - "The only joy in the world is to begin." - Cesare Pavese
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“The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese

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75 Short Quotes - "There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will." - Epictetus
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“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” – Epictetus

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75 Short Quotes - "If things go wrong, don’t go with them." - Roger Babson
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“If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Roger Babson

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75 Short Quotes - "Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." - Omar Khayyam
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“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

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75 Short Quotes - "Those who realize their folly are not true fools." - Zhuangzi
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“Those who realize their folly are not true fools.” – Zhuangzi

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75 Short Quotes - "To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others." - Albert Camus
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“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus

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75 Short Quotes - "Life is too important to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde
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“Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

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75 Short Quotes - "The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

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75 Short Quotes - "What we think, we become." - Buddha
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“What we think, we become.” – Buddha

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75 Short Quotes - "What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others." - Confucius
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“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” – Confucius

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75 Short Quotes - "Whatever you do, do it well." - Walt Disney
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“Whatever you do, do it well.” – Walt Disney

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75 Short Quotes - "When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine." - Unknown
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“When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace." - Unknown
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“Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” – Unknown

72) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of short quotes…

75 Short Quotes - "You can totally do this." - Unknown
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“You can totally do this.” – Unknown

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75 Short Quotes - "Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale
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“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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75 Short Quotes - "They tried to bury us, they didn't know we were seeds." - Unknown
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“They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds.” – Unknown

75)

75 Short Quotes - "Storms don't last forever." - Unknown
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“Storms don’t last forever.” – Unknown

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