90 Four Word Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

our Word Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

Sometimes, keeping it short and simple is the best way to make what you’re saying powerful and easy to remember.

So, in today’s post I’d like to focus on just that.

And share 90 of the most motivating and inspiring four word quotes on life, love and happiness from the past 2300 years.

I hope you’ll find something helpful and uplifting that easily sticks in your mind among all these – only four words long – word phrases.

And if you want even more inspirational help then check out this post with more short quotes and this one with quotes on the little things in life (and how important they can be).

Inspiring Four Words Quotes

A quote by Aristotle.

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”

“Make your life sweet.”

A quote by Mary Anne Radmacher.

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

“Dream big, start small.”

“Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A quote by Socrates.

“Wisdom begins in wonder.”

“Play really loud music.”

“Don’t worry, be happy.”
Bobby McFerrin

“Have an awesome day!”

A quote by Bob Marley.

“Wake up and live.”
Bob Marley

“Volunteering makes a difference.”

“Embrace your inner superhero.”

A quote by William Shakespeare.

“A light heart lives long.”
William Shakespeare

“Do it right now!”

A quote by Barry Neil Kaufman.

“Happiness is a choice.”
Barry Neil Kaufman

“Remember to stay classy.”

“Do one brave thing.”

A quote by Henry Ford.

“Success is 99% failure.”
Henry Ford

“Time does not wait.”

“You’ve got this.”

Quote that says: Reach for the stars.

“Reach for the stars.”

“Fortune favors the bold.”

Uplifting Four Word Quotes

“Take action, feel motivated.”

A quote by Edwin Sandys.

“Honesty is the best policy.”
Edwin Sandys

“Nothing ventured, nothing gained.”

“No guts, no glory.”
Frederick Corbin Blesse

“You only live once.”

A quote by Walt Whitman.

“Be curious, not judgmental.”
Walt Whitman

“Never, never give up.”

“Try something new today.”

A quote by William Shakespeare.

“Boldness be my friend.”
William Shakespeare

“Make your own sunshine.”

“Do more. Think less.”

“Nothing succeeds like success.”
Walter Winchell

A quote that says: keep on keeping on.

“Keep on keeping on.”

“Even rocks move on.”

“Work hard. Stay humble.”

“It’s OK. Try again.”

A quote by Maya Angelou.

“And still I rise.”
Maya Angelou

4 Word Short and Deep Quotes for Motivation

“In dreams begin responsibilities.”
Delmore Schwartz

“Follow your own star.”

A quote by Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

“Dance lightly with life.”
Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“Beginnings are always messy.”

“Leave no stone unturned.”

“God’s love never fails.”

A quote by William Shakespeare.

“What’s done is done.”
William Shakespeare

“Collect moments, not things.”

“Talent works, genius creates.”
Robert Schumann

A quote that says: ultimately love is everything.

“Ultimately love is everything.”

“You should do you.”

“You’ve handled worse before.”

A quote by Charlotte Bronte.

“Look before you leap.”
Charlotte Bronte

“Everything is a choice.”

“Happiness depends upon self-love.”

A quote by Ogden Nash.

“Too clever is dumb.”
Odgen Nash

“Everyone simply fails sometimes.”

“Let your differences shine.”

Wise Four Word Quotes

A quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“Thoughts rule the world.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Faith can move mountains.”

“No pressure, no diamonds.”
Thomas Carlyle

“Once forgotten, dead forever.”

A quote by Seneca the Younger.

“You are your choices.”’
Seneca the Younger

“Nothing endures but change.”

“Live a good story.”

A quote by Steve Jobs.

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
Steve Jobs

“Whatever happens, take responsibility.”
Tony Robbins

“Aim for the highest.”
Andrew Carnegie

A quote that says: it's never too late.

“It’s never too late.”

“Breathe in. Breathe out.”

“No feeling is final.”
Rainer Marie Rilke

A Persian adage that says: this too shall pass.

“This too shall pass”
Persian adage

Funny Four Word Quotes

“Retail therapy solves everything.”

“Don’t eat yellow snow.”

“Just drink more coffee.”

A quote by Carl Theodor von Unlanski.

“Great minds think alike.”
Carl Theodor von Unlanski

“More bacon, more happiness.”

“Everybody Wang Chung tonight!”

Four Word Quotes of Love

“Let your sparkle shine!”

A quote by Lailah Gifty Akita.

“Kind heart, kind soul.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Turn wounds into wisdom.”
Oprah Winfrey

“You’re a great mom!”

“Love is quivering happiness.”
Kahlil Gibran

“A mother’s love liberates.”
Maya Angelou

“Nature is my medicine.”’
Sara Moss-Wolfe

“Life teaches, love reveals.”

“Love is spelled T-I-M-E.”
Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“Love is never wrong.”
Melissa Etheridge

“Live and let live.”
Yiddish Proverb

“Ultimately love is everything.”
M. Scott Peck

If you liked these inspiring four word quotes then share them with family or maybe a friend on social media or via email.

Want even more motivation and inspirational quotes? Check out this post with one day at a time quotes and also this one filled with thankfulness quotes.

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Henrik Edberg is the creator of the Positivity Blog and has written weekly articles here since 2006. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Gothenburg and has been featured on Lifehacker, HuffPost and Paulo Coelho’s blog. Click here to learn more…

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