short inspirational quotes for women 

short inspirational quotes for women

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. – Ancient Indian Proverb

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

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Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. –George Addair

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. –Confucius

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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank

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

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There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle

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Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus

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The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker

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The mind is everything. What you think you become.  –Buddha

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Teach thy tongue to say, “I do not know,” and thous shalt progress. –Maimonides

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

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth

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Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone

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

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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain

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“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”
—Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

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“It was all very well to be ambitious, but ambition should not kill the nice qualities in you.”
—Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

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Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. –Steve Jobs

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Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi

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I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey

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“And, now that you don’t have to be perfect you can be good.”
—East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
—Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou

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“We all require devotion to something more than ourselves for our lives to be endurable.”
—Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

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I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
—Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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“So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.”
—The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

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The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.”
—Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
—Phrynette Married by Marthe Troly-Curtin

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“When you can’t find someone to follow, you have to find a way to lead by example.”
—Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

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“She decided long ago that life was a long journey. She would be strong, and she would be weak, and both would be okay.”
—Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

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“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”
—Les MisĂ©rables by Victor Hugo

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“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”
—Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

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“It was all very well to be ambitious, but ambition should not kill the nice qualities in you.”
—Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

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Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”
—The Minpins by Roald Dahl

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“Be yourself and people will like you.”
—Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
—The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry

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“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
—The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath

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“Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.”