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Inspirational Quotes Typing Test

Get inspired as you test your typing speed with this inspirational quotes typing speed test. Practice typing favorite quotes and watch your typing speed increase! Over 60 quotes available. Typing speed tends to be a little higher on the inspirational quotes test because of the short length of the text to type. You can often reach higher bursts of speed on shorter typing tests. With practice you should be able to reach and maintain this typing speed more often and for an increasingly longer time.

If you don't like a test prompt, you can get a different (random) prompt with the "change test" button - or select your favorite quote to type from the list below. To find out how fast you type, just start typing in the blank textbox on the right of the test prompt. You will see your progress, including errors on the left side as you type. In order to complete the test and save your score, you need to get 100% accuracy. You can fix errors as you go, or correct them at the end with the help of the spell checker.

Most Recent Scores

  • ohz (60 wpm)
  • vzj (48 wpm)
  • Hannah (91 wpm)
  • Hannah (89 wpm)
  • Hannah (88 wpm)

Top Scores (last 7 days)

  • zori (127 wpm)
  • zori (125 wpm)
  • xaz (123 wpm)
  • zori (115 wpm)
  • Cailee McDaniel (106 wpm)

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Click on a topic to use it as your test prompt. Selections are ranked according to difficulty from '*' (easiest typing tests) to '*****' (most challenging typing tests). For more details, check the difficulty key at the bottom of the page.

  • Short typing tests for beginners: (1 - 3 minute typing test at < 30 wpm)

    • The best way to break... (10.6 words) *
    • No man is free who is... (11.2 words) **
    • A good scare is worth... (13.0 words) *
    • I do not pray for success.... (13.2 words) ***
    • Wise men don't need advice.... (13.6 words) ****
    • So long as a man is angry... (13.8 words) *
    • Every act of creation... (13.8 words) ***
    • Nothing is particularly... (15.0 words) ***
    • The best way to have... (15.0 words) *
    • You may have to fight... (15.2 words) **
    • Luck is what happens... (15.2 words) ****
    • Conviction is worthless... (15.4 words) ****
    • Heaven will be inherited... (15.4 words) **
    • I haven't failed. I've... (15.4 words) ****
    • Do something for somebody... (17.2 words) ***
    • The more he talked of... (17.4 words) **
    • One man practicing sportsmanship... (17.8 words) ***
    • All that is essential... (17.8 words) **
    • When nobody around you... (18.4 words) ***
    • He that would govern... (18.4 words) ****
    • The farther a man knows... (18.8 words) **
    • Men are valued, not for... (19.0 words) ***
    • Our humanity were a poor... (19.4 words) **
    • The size of a man can... (20.2 words) *
    • The wicked flee when... (20.4 words) ***
    • How many cares one loses... (21.4 words) ***
    • Morale is when your hands... (22.0 words) **
    • Nearly all men can stand... (22.4 words) ***
    • There's one way to find... (22.8 words) *
    • The measure of a man's... (23.0 words) *
    • Courage is the first... (23.6 words) ***
    • Our scientific power... (24.2 words) ***
    • A good leader takes a... (25.0 words) *
    • You will never stub your... (27.4 words) ***
    • A leader is best when... (27.8 words) *
    • Beautiful thoughts hardly... (28.2 words) *
    • Beloved Pan, and all... (28.8 words) *
    • Think positively about... (28.8 words) ***
    • One of the most important... (29.0 words) *
    • This above all: to thine... (29.4 words) *
    • It's a matter of having... (30.6 words) ***
    • Creative thinking may... (30.6 words) ***
    • One cannot always live... (31.8 words) **
    • Anyone can look for fashion... (33.2 words) **
    • The anger of a good man... (33.4 words) *
    • A man has made at least... (33.4 words) *
    • A new idea is delicate.... (34.6 words) *
    • The herd may graze where... (34.8 words) ***
    • There is nothing so difficult... (37.0 words) *
    • When I examine myself... (37.2 words) **
    • They go forth [into the... (38.0 words) ***
    • A man who works with... (39.2 words) *
    • After you've done a thing... (40.0 words) **
    • Two brothers went to... (41.4 words) *
    • Good habits are not made... (43.2 words) ***
    • In a large sense we cannot... (45.2 words) ***
    • It is better to lead... (46.0 words) ***
    • Father taught us that... (48.0 words) **
    • Leadership is solving... (51.8 words) ***
    • Let then the first act... (67.2 words) **
    • God frees our souls,... (73.6 words) **
    • The first merit which... (74.4 words) **
    • The ability to think... (83.0 words) **
  • Intermediate typing tests: (3-6 minutes at 40 wpm)

    • ...of those to whom much... (99.4 words) *
    • I am enthusiastic over... (105.6 words) **
    • Courage and cowardice... (129.4 words) ***

If you have a favorite quote that is not included in the list above, please feel free to contact us with your suggestion for a new inspirational quote typing test.

Typing Test Difficulty Levels

Our typing tests are ranked on level of difficulty. The algorithm to calculate difficulty depends on the average word length and how many special characters like capitals, numbers and symbols are included in the text. Most standard pre-employment typing tests will be in the normal range. You should expect to get higher wpm scores on easier tests and lower wpm scores on the more difficult tests.

  • * Very Easy Typing Test
  • ** Easy Typing Test
  • *** Normal Typing Test
  • **** Difficult Typing Test
  • ***** Very Difficult Typing Test

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