Short Quotes to Inspire

Are you like a rogue tumbleweed in the wind? Bouncing around the internet, looking for a quick pick-me-up?


"This quote has been left blank intentionally. There's a heck of a lot of quotes in this gallery. You don't need another distraction." -- Ann Newman



Well, pardner, settle in for some quick inspo and abstract photography. In the name of wisdom and motivation, I, too, seek enlightenment.

Hey, anyone could gather quotes from the dead. They don’t chase copyright infringements. That's why you've probably seen lots of those. Then people pair them with moody scenes and serve them up. But it's pretty easy to grab some stock photography and slap the two together. But how about writing your own quotes? Taking your own photos? Figuring out how to combine them so they look attractive?

That’s what I’m talking about. And so I did. Well, not right off. My grade school best friend challenged me. So really, this page is just to say, there! I did it!

See Carolyn?


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Reflection photo with quote about understanding discontent.
Old dirty dishes gathering dust on a table and a quote about cleaning up.
A photo of an abstract monkey's face and a quote about monkey mind.
A photo of a peaceful egret in a tree with a quote about being calm.
An outline of a cellphone with a quote on the screen about accepting others.
A photo of a sand dune with a quote about problems not being permanent.
A photo of a cross with clouds in background and quote about importance of believing.
A photo of river water flowing and a quote about perseverance.
A photo of a pattern of pink straws and a quote about positivity mindset.
A photo of a rainbow over the Grand Canyon with a quote about gratitude.
An abstract photo of a clock and a quote about slowing down.
A photo of the sunset in the Grand Canyon and a quote about flowing with ease.
A close-up photo of an Easter lily and a quote about following your joy.
A photo of a water dispenser and a funny quote about life.
A photo of a bird with a red berry on its nose and a quote about making someone laugh.
A close up photo of an opened bird egg and a quote about beginning.
A busy photo of birds flying in a flock and a few resting plus a quote about taking time for yourself.
A black and white photo with a folded notecard and a quote about big decisions.
A photo of two vultures in a tree and quote about judging others.
A photo of a fishing pole with a line cast into the surf and a quote to trust let go.
A photo of a Buddhist Temple and an affirmation to let go and be present.
A photo of sand dollars and the doves released when broken as well as a quote about your inner gifts.
A photo of a ski lift with two chairs passing and a quote about understanding each other's love language.
A vintage-looking photo of bison in a snowstorm and a quote of working together.
A photo of an Amen street sign and a quote that is about acceptance.
A photo of an aspen tree with bear claw markings and a quote about overwhelm and the benefits of nature.
A photo of two oars in a rowboat and a quote about difficult times.
A photo of one larger tree and smaller trees in the snow and a quote about similarities and differences.
A close-up photo of square wooden pegs in a wheel and a quote about being openminded.
A photo of an orchid branch with unopened buds and a quote about inner awareness.
A photo of scratches and paint of a flower reaching to the sun in a rusty panel and a quote about change.
An abstract photo of an American flag flying and a quote about inner peace.
An abstract photo of fan fronds and a quote about screentime.
A photo of a mountain peak at sunset in autumn and a quote about inner peace.
An abstract reflection photo that looks like a man in a house of mirrors and a quote about change.
A photo of beams of a building under construction and a quote about starting over.