44 Short Sweet Quotes on Life & Love

Here is a beautiful collection of short and sweet quotes about life, love and happiness.

They are all inspiring, uplifting and will leave you with a sprinkle of positivity today. They are also short and to the point!

For no matter what is going on in our lives, it’s important to stop and appreciate the good. We hope that this compilation of quotes will help you to do that today.


Short & Sweet Quotes


“Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” William Shakespeare


“Find the sweetness in your own heart, then you may find the sweetness in every heart.” Rumi


“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” Ferdinand Foch


“Shine like the whole universe is yours.” Rumi


“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” Mother Teresa


“Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.” Sarah Louise Delany


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” Jean-Jacques Rousseau


“Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.” Henry David Thoreau


“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” Khalil Gibran


“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” Oscar Wilde


“Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” Leo Buscaglia


“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” Orson Welles


“Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.” John Keats


“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” Chuck Palahniuk


“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” Kurt Vonnegut


“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” Laura Ingalls Wilder


“There is nothing as sweet as a comeback, when you are down and out, about to lose, and out of time.” Anne Lamott


“Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.” Kurt Vonnegut


“I want to live the rest of my life, however long or short, with as much sweetness as I can decently manage, loving all the people I love, and doing as much as I can of the work I still have to do.” Audre Lorde


Short Sweet Quotes About Love


“’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” Alfred Lord Tennyson


“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” Victor Hugo


“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” David Viscott


“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’” Erich Fromm


“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.” Tom Robbins


“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” David Wilkerson


“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Franklin P. Jones


“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” Victor Hugo


“If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.” Kristin Chenoweth


“I never want to stop making memories with you.” Pierre Jeanty


“True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.” Torquato Tasso


“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” Henry Van Dyke


“We love the things we love for what they are.” Robert Frost


“Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“The giving of love is an education in itself.” Eleanor Roosevelt


“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama


“Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” Karl A. Menninger


Sweet Quotes About Life


“And in the end, it is not the years in your life that count, It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln


“Life is a dream. We wake up when we die.” Bangambiki Habyarimana


“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein


“Life is like a cup of coffee or tea. No matter how bitter it may be, it is always enjoyable.” Jason Wong


“Some men see things as they are and say why—I dream things that never were and say why not.” George Bernard Shaw


“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson


“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain


“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Maya Angelou


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