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.
Quotabulary Staff
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2018
"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.
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