Some short inspirational quotes to put on a cake include "If you dream it, you can do it" by Walt Disney, "Follow your bliss" by Joseph Campbell, and "Wherever you go, go with all your heart" by Confucius. A good inspirational quote for a birthday cake is "May you live every day of your life" by Jonathan Swift.
For a graduation cake, good inscriptions include "Dream big and dare to fail" by Norman Vaughan, "Believe you can and you’re halfway there" by Theodore Roosevelt, or "Action is the foundational key to all success" by Pablo Picasso. Another good graduation cake inscription is the Zen proverb "The obstacle is the path."
Inspirational inscriptions for a wedding or engagement cake are "We love because it’s the only true adventure" by Nikki Giovanni, "If I know what love is, it is because of you" by Hermann Hesse, and "Love is friendship set on fire" by Jeremy Taylor.
For a birthday cake, use "I love you more every year" or "May you live long and prosper." Other inspirational inscriptions for a cake include "Word hard. Dream big," "Life is short. Live passionately," both by anonymous authors, and "Whatever you are, be a good one" by Abraham Lincoln.