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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. 66 quotes selections available.

If you don't like a test prompt, you can get a different (random) prompt with the "change test" button - or select a quotes topic 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.

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Select a Specific Typing Test:

Click on a quotes 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)

    • Bartig (10.6 words) *
    • Epictetus (11.2 words) **
    • E.E. Howe (13.0 words) *
    • Mother Teresa (13.2 words) ***
    • Benjamin Franklin (13.6 words) ****
    • Chinese Proverb (13.8 words) *
    • Pablo Picasso (13.8 words) ***
    • Linus Pauling (15.0 words) *
    • Henry Ford (15.0 words) ***
    • Margaret Thatcher (15.2 words) **
    • Elmer G. Leterman (15.2 words) ****
    • Confucius (15.4 words) **
    • Thomas Carlyle (15.4 words) ****
    • Thomas Edison (15.4 words) ****
    • Albert Schweitzer (17.2 words) ***
    • Ralph Waldo Emerson (17.4 words) **
    • Edmund Burke (17.8 words) **
    • Knute Rockne (17.8 words) ***
    • Bill Lemley (18.4 words) ***
    • Philip Massinger (18.4 words) ****
    • Gerand Groote (18.8 words) **
    • E.G. Bulwer-Lytton (19.0 words) ***
    • Francis Bacon (19.4 words) **
    • J. Kenfield Morley (20.2 words) *
    • The Bible (20.4 words) ***
    • Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (21.4 words) ***
    • Admiral Ben Morrell (22.0 words) **
    • Abraham Lincoln (22.4 words) ***
    • Groucho Marx (22.8 words) *
    • Thomas Macaulay (23.0 words) *
    • Winston Churchill (23.6 words) ***
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. (24.2 words) ***
    • Arnold H. Glasow (25.0 words) *
    • Charles F. Kettering (27.4 words) ***
    • Lao Tzu (27.8 words) *
    • William R. Inge (28.2 words) *
    • Socrates (28.8 words) *
    • Norman Vincent Peale (28.8 words) ***
    • Jim Yong Kim (29.0 words) *
    • William Shakespeare (29.4 words) *
    • Rudolph Flesch (30.6 words) ***
    • Ray Kroc (30.6 words) ***
    • William Watson (31.8 words) **
    • Robert Wieder (33.2 words) **
    • Sanskrit proverb (33.4 words) *
    • Elton Trueblood (33.4 words) *
    • Charles Brower (34.6 words) *
    • Raymond B. Fosdick (34.8 words) ***
    • Henri Matisse (37.0 words) *
    • Albert Einstein (37.2 words) **
    • E.M. Forster (38.0 words) ***
    • Louis Nizer (39.2 words) *
    • Alfred Edward Perlman (40.0 words) **
    • How to settle a dispute (41.4 words) *
    • Maltbie D. Babcock (43.2 words) ***
    • Abraham Lincoln (45.2 words) ***
    • Nelson Mandela (46.0 words) ***
    • Laurence Rockefeller (48.0 words) **
    • Colin Powell (51.8 words) ***
    • Mahatma Gandhi (67.2 words) **
    • Phillips Brooks (73.6 words) **
    • Robert Louis Stevenson (74.4 words) **
    • Virginia Gildersleeve (83.0 words) **
  • Intermediate typing tests: (3-6 minutes at 40 wpm)

    • John F. Kennedy (99.4 words) *
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (105.6 words) **
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. (129.4 words) ***
  • Hard typing tests for advanced typists: (over 4 minutes at 60+ wpm)

    If you have a quotes topic that you would like to see added to the list above, please feel free to contact us with your suggestion for a new paragraph typing test.

    Typing Test Difficulty Levels

    Our quotes 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