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Short Quotes

Short quotes are best for conveying your message rapidly, precisely and accurately i.e. in a few words. We have compiled some of the most famous short quotes in this article. These sayings and quotations beautifully express various aspects of life. You can use them to make your words more impressive as well as to convey your messages in a more appreciative way to everyone. We hope you enjoy our famous short quotes collection and find it useful.

Paris Hilton

Life is too short to blend in.

Kate Winslet

Life is short, and it is here to be lived.

Jeff Bridges

Words fall short sometimes.


People say I'm wearing heels because I'm short. I wear heels because the women like 'em.

Stevie Wonder

Time is long but life is short.

Adlai Stevenson II

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Catherine Oxenberg

My father told me I couldn't possibly be a model because I was too short. He's very protective. I did it partly to prove him wrong.

Audre Lorde

Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.

Rita Mae Brown

Life is too short to be miserable.

Jeff Bezos

Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful.

Ariana Grande

Don't ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It's too short, and you're too special.

Gwen Stefani

Life is short and you've got to get the most out of it.

Rick Moranis

And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having to worry about what an audience was gonna think. We were in a vacuum. We were making little short films, really.

Tyler Perry

'Madea' is a Southern term. It's short for 'mother dear.' So there are a lot of Madeas out there.

Drew Brees

I don't believe that you can be too short as a quarterback. It's not about height.

Thomas Paine

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

Gale Sayers

I had a career that was very short, but it had a lot of thrills.

Anurag Kashyap

I guess short films have a bright future... The advantage is budget.

Liv Tyler

I think it's healthy for couples to be away from each other for short periods.

J. R. R. Tolkien

Short cuts make long delays.

Anthony Hopkins

Life's too short to deal with other people's insecurities.

Mitch Albom

People who don't normally read make an exception for my books, possibly because they're short.

Dolores O'Riordan

I've come to the conclusion that life is for the taking and just too short to dwell on the negative.


The life so short, the craft so long to learn.

Miguel de Cervantes

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

Vladimir Nabokov

It is a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot.

Steve Martin

What is a movie star? A movie star is many things. They can be tall, short, thin, or skinny. They can be Democrats... or skinny.

Golda Meir

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.

Tom Stoppard

Good things, when short, are twice as good.

P. G. Wodehouse

The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.

Eddie Murphy

In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!

Rosario Dawson

In my family, I'm short.

Ronald Reagan

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.


Life is short, the art long.

Miguel de Cervantes

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

Elton John

I rarely wear tennis shoes. I'm 5' 8', I hate being short.

Hatred Shoes

Anger is a short madness.

Kirsten Dunst

I love to produce, and I've directed two short films.

Love Short Films
Taika Waititi

I really didn't want to be boxed into becoming a certain kind of film-maker - becoming the Maori story film-maker because I had made those short films.

Short Films
Rosamund Pike

Actresses generally aren't allowed to have haircuts, because short hair isn't considered as versatile.

Samuel Johnson

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.

Eva Green

Life's too short to wear high heels.

Phyllis Diller

I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?

Dan Bongino

Ironically, socialist countries do tend to have immediate short term decreases in poverty before collapsing.

Toni Morrison

The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.

Emily Blunt

Personally, I'm an advocate for short engagements. Long sometimes means there is a reason for it. Two years engaged and no wedding... I'd be upset.

Neil Young

To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.


To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

Shaquille O'Neal

I'm short and to the point.

Virginia Woolf

The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.

Helena Bonham Carter

I was sad that Corpse Bride was so short. I would've liked to have had her around for way longer. She doesn't actually have that many scenes.

Elon Musk

Life is too short for long-term grudges.

George Washington

Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.

Hilary Duff

I have been writing songs and poems since I was a little girl. I started writing short scripts, which evolved into the idea for a book.

Girl Writing
J. K. Rowling

I'm interested in that drive, that rush to judgment, that is so prevalent in our society. We all know that pleasurable rush that comes from condemning, and in the short term it's quite a satisfying thing to do, isn't it?

Nora Fatehi

One does not have to get frustrated with getting an opportunity, whether it is film, short film, web series or TV shows... As an entertainer, opportunities have expanded.

Victor Hugo

Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.

Larry King

I don't know what a softball question is. All I know is I have no agenda. I ask short questions, and I listen to the answer.

Michael J. Fox

I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I've come to the conclusion that we all get an education.

Virat Kohli

Nothing extraordinary happens to a cricketer if you time his career - which is very short.

William Gibson

I started writing short fiction very briefly, as I imagine is the case for some novelists.

Jeannie Mai

I used to hate being short.

Hugh Grant

My laziness is really profound. I'm really interested in where it comes from - it almost feels chemical. And we've all got ADD now, short attention span and all that.

Sluggishness Attention

Whatever advice you give, be short.

David Harbour

Life really is too short.

Jada Pinkett Smith

I met my husband, Will Smith, when I was 19 and auditioned to be his date on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.' They said I was too short to play the part.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A Constitution should be short and obscure.

Rhea Chakraborty

I have seen many times in 100 Crs films there is no content, in short only money is wasted.

Meghan Markle

As I've gotten older, I like longer dresses, but my legs come up to my ears, and I'm not very tall, so when I wear a short skirt,I've got to be really conscious.

H. P. Lovecraft

Certain of Poe's tales possess an almost absolute perfection of artistic form which makes them veritable beacon-lights in the province of the short story.

Peyton List

I really love the idea of a short dress for prom!

Mookie Betts

You don't want to sell yourself short.

Muhammad Ali

Life is so, so short. Bible says it's like a vapor.

Tiger Woods

I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect.

Kourtney Kardashian

I'm short, and I always need to alter everything, and I alter a lot of what I wear.

Daniel Radcliffe

Because I'm short and slim, I can identify with somebody who's an unlikely fit for something and desperately wants to be part of it.

Michael Keaton

I never wanted to play the short game.

Jeff Bridges

We're here for such a short period of time.