Short Famous Quotes

Out of the myriad short famous quotes, this article presents to you some of the most popular and appreciated ones of all times.
"You can't blame gravity for falling in love." ― Albert Einstein.

A style that is brief and straight to the point is what characterizes short quotes with the deepest of meanings. Shrinking the whole universe into a single atom is what a short quote is analogous to. It's like making a vast ocean turn into a handful of water cupped in the hands. What can be explained using a thousands of words may also be brought to notice by using just a couple of lines. This is what is all about writing short quotes and there is no wonder that the greatest of quotes are short.

About Life
  • "The purpose of life is a life of purpose." ― Robert Byrne
  • "A life without cause is a life without effect." ― Paulo Coelho
  • "I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it." ― Jack Handy
  • "In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular." ― Kathleen Norris
  • "My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot." ― Ashleigh Brilliant
  • "Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key." ― Alan Bennett
  • "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on." ― Robert Frost
  • "Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time." ― A Chinese Proverb
  • "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." ― Søren Kierkegaard
  • "Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still." ― A Chinese Proverb
About Love
  • "Love is a serious mental disease." ― Plato
  • "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all." ― Toni Morrison
  • "Love is a choice you make from moment to moment." ― Barbara De Angelis
  • "Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage." ― Ambrose Bierce
  • "Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it." ― Woody Allen
  • "Love isn't hopeless. Look, maybe I'm no expert on the subject, but there was one time I got it right." ― Homer Simpson
  • "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." ― Virginia Wolf
  • "Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults." ― Benjamin Franklin
  • "Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." ― Franklin P. Jones
  • "If you judge people, you have no time to love them." ― Mother Teresa
About Music
  • "My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die." ― Bob Marley
  • "Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor." ― Roland Baiton
  • "After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." ― Aldous Huxley
  • "Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice." ― Samuel Johnson
  • "I've always felt that blues, rock 'n' roll and country are just about a beat apart." ― Waylon Jennings
  • "I don't know anything about music, In my line you don't have to." ― Elvis Presley
  • "Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth." ― Ludwig van Beethoven
  • "I write music with an exclamation point." ― Richard Wagner
  • "The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral." ― Henry Louis Mencken
  • "Only sick music makes money today." ― Friedrich Nietzsche
About Family
  • "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." ― George Santayana
  • "God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers." ― A Jewish proverb
  • "If you don't believe in ghosts, you've never been to a family reunion." ― Ashleigh Brilliant
  • "A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold." ― Ogden Nash
  • "When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses." ― Joyce Brothers
  • "To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there." ― Barbara Bush
  • "There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps." ― Herbert Prochnov
  • "And thank you for a house full of people I love. Amen." ― Ward Elliot Hour
  • "Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it." ― Marshall Mcluha
  • "Govern a family as you would cook a small fish - very gently." ― Chinese Proverb
About Women
  • "Heaven hath no rage like a love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned." ― William Congreve
  • "Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door." ― Emily Dickinson
  • "One is not born a woman, one becomes one." ― Simone de Beauvoir
  • "The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it." ― Roseanne Barr
  • "Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition." ― Timothy Leary
  • "A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty." ― Rudyard Kipling
  • "You don't have to be anti-man to be pro-woman." ― Jane Galvin Lewis
  • "Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths." ― Lois Wyse
  • "Most women are one man away from welfare." ― Gloria Steinem
  • "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." ― Janis Joplin
Well, we have come to the end of this article about quotes by famous people. And as I mentioned earlier, these sayings have been handpicked and compiled especially for all of you. Before I sign off, here's one for all these famous people who brought such wonderful quotes to us.

"Great geniuses have the shortest biographies." ― Ralph Waldo Emerson.