Short Inspirational Poems

Short Inspirational Poems


The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.

Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company... a church... a home.

The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude... I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.

And so it is with you... we are in charge of our attitudes. -Charles Swindoll

Short Inspirational Poems


Life to many is a constant struggle. Deadlines to meet, hustle and bustle.

Look up! Look down! Turn Left! Turn Right!

Moving so fast, no end in sight.

One day...I will. But not this day.

Too much to do. What can I say?

This is the only day that life promises you. Slow down and what you want to do.

Even for just a little while.

Each day do something to make you smile.

-Bryan Schuetz

Short Inspirational Poems

Risky Business

It's a risk to have a husband, it's a risk to have a son; It's a risk to pour your confidences out to anyone; It's a risk to pick a daisy, for there's sure to be a cop; It's a risk to go on living, but a greater risk to stop.

-Ruth Mason Rice

The Vow

No matter how deep the sadness or wide the pain, I vow to live for a brighter day will come again.

No matter how many mistakes I’ve made in the past, I vow to live and in the future avoid them, surefooted and fast.

No matter how many tragedies beyond my control take place, I vow to live and stay my course within this race.

No matter how poor or rich I may ever be, I vow to live and aspire to search for the dignity in simplicity.

No matter how much a lover may pierce the inner core of my heart, I vow to live for like spring I’ll get a new start.

No matter how isolated and alone I may feel, I vow to live and do something for someone else to heal.

No matter how hopeless my situation my appear, I vow to live and reflect until my viewpoint is clear.

No matter what happens in this life – good or bad I vow to live, do my best, and just for living – be glad.

-Malcolm O. Varner

The Battle Of Life:

"It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." -Theodore Roosevelt

Short Inspirational poems


Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt, Nothing's so hard but search will find it out.

Poet: Herrick

Short Inspirational Poems

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