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1. Ideas and examples of cool sayings

65 cool sayings and quotes for t-shirts

There’s nothing like a cool saying on a t-shirt to make people go crazy. It’s not just funny sayings or irreverent quotes that make a good t-shirt fly off the racks; it’s the fact that people love showing off their personality with a simple, affordable, and awesome t-shirt they love. That’s why print on demand is well-known for opening the door to custom t-shirt businesses.

Customization is what makes print on demand so attractive. The opportunity to select the words that speak to them and have them imprinted on a product of their choice is available to both designers and customers. This means that each item is more than just a product; it's also a unique work of art that conveys a narrative. The power of words in print on demand is undeniable and unrestricted, whether it's funny sayings on a t-shirt, a witty joke on a mug, or a deep sentence on a billboard.

Use the cool sayings below as inspiration for creating your own t-shirts to delight customers around the world.

Main takeaways from this article:

  • Print-on-demand allows designers and customers to create unique and personalized t-shirts with cool sayings, turning them into works of art that convey a narrative.

  • When selecting a saying for a t-shirt, consider the potential impact, how well it fits with your brand or personal message, and the design and readability of the saying.

  • There are various cool sayings ideas for t-shirts, including motivational, inspirational, funny, ironic, meme-based, sassy, and life quotes.

  • Gelato offers a global print on demand network for efficient and sustainable production, minimizing waste, costs, and carbon emissions while providing personalized and efficient t-shirt production.

Ideas and examples of cool sayings

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Cool sayings for t-shirts

02_Cool sayings for t-shirts

With the help of our distinctive selection of motivational t-shirt sayings, you can harness the power of words to uplift and motivate. These t-shirts are perfect for anyone in need of inspiration or a bit more bravery because they act as wearable reminders of inner power and potential. Kids will like them, and adults will, too, of course. They're perfect for wearing out for the night, to start talking points, or for quiet weekend afternoons.

Example sayings and ideas:

  • "Believe in your art."

  • "Create, Inspire, Repeat"

  • "Art is freedom."

  • "Creativity takes courage."

  • "Creativity is contagious; pass it on."

  • "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."

  • "Think outside the box."

  • "Good vibes only."

  • "Stay hungry, stay foolish."

  • "Not all who wander are lost."

  • "Make art, not war."

  • "Born to create."

  • "Carpe Diem - Seize the day."

  • "Stay wild at heart."

Inspirational phrases for t-shirts

03_Inspirational phrases for t-shirts

Aiming to inspire entrepreneurs and go-getters who are setting goals and breaking down barriers, each of the ideas below is a distinctive expression of ambition, perseverance, and tenacity. These t-shirt lines, which include either a personal adage or a famous quotation, can act as daily prompts to persevere in the face of obstacles.

Inspirational idea list:

  • "Success is a mindset."

  • "Hustle beats talent."

  • "Dream, plan, and execute."

  • "Remain humble, work hard."

  • "You've got this."

Funny sayings for t-shirts

04_Funny sayings for t-shirts

Funny t-shirt quotations deliver a great mashup of wit and humor. These quotes are ideal for people who like to make people smile and laugh wherever they go. They can make any casual outfit into a topic of conversation, especially if they feature sarcastic quotes. There are numerous witty asides and humorous proverbs below, so there is something to make everyone smile.

Funny sayings for kids and adults:

  • "I'm not being lazy; I'm just in energy-saving mode."

  • "Running on caffeine and chaos."

  • "I'm not debating; I'm just laying out why I'm correct,"

  • "My wallet is like an onion, and opening it makes me cry."

  • "I'm not arguing; I'm just explaining why I'm right."

  • "Sarcasm because beating people up is illegal."

  • "If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you."

  • "Exercise? I thought you said extra fries!"

  • "My wallet is like an onion; opening it makes me cry."

  • "I don't have a bucket list, but my to-do list is a mile long."

  • "I'm not short, I'm fun size."

  • "I'm not weird; I'm a limited edition."

  • "Why be moody when you can shake your booty?"

Ironic sayings for t-shirts

05_Ironic sayings for t-shirts

With these sarcastic t-shirt sayings, you can add a little bit of sass and a lot of individuality. These quotes are ideal for people who value irony, humor, and a little bit of edge in their clothing.


  • "Sarcasm: my only line of defense."

  • "I don't like to be bossy, but I have leadership skills."

  • "I speak sarcasm with ease."

  • "Yes, I'm being sarcastic."

Meme quotes for t-shirts

06_Meme quotes for t-shirts

Our meme quotes for t-shirts are the perfect way to embrace the silly and irreverent nature of online culture. These dumb quotes feature well-known sayings from internet memes, making them perfect for anyone who loves to fool about online. Wear your favorite meme to share the chuckles with others in real life.


  • "In a world full of ordinary, be a meme-worthy t-shirt"

  • "This is fine."

  • "However, that is none of my concern."

  • "Keep calm and meme on."

  • "I speak fluent meme"

Sassy sayings for t-shirts

07_Sassy sayings for t-shirts

Our sassy t-shirt sayings will help you to unleash your inner diva. These designs offer a powerful message with a fashionable twist, making them ideal for people who enjoy expressing themselves with attitude and flare. These clever and cheeky t-shirt sayings can help you embrace your personality and make a strong statement.

Sassy t-shirt ideas:

  • "Too glam to give a damn."

  • "I'm not bossy. I'm the boss."

  • "Queen of sass."

  • "Don't mistake my kindness for weakness."

  • "Confidence level: Selfie with no filter."

Dumb quotes for t-shirts

08_Dumb quotes for t-shirts

With the help of our crazy sayings, your customers can add a little comedy to their day. For folks who don't take themselves too seriously, of course, these designs can still work; they'll just be a bit funny or ironic.


  • "I'm a limited edition, not weird."

  • "I used to think that I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure."

  • "Don't worry; I forgot to ask your name too."

Cool and simple sayings for t-shirts

09_Cool and simple sayings for t-shirts

This collection of creative t-shirt quotes will grab attention and spark conversation. They're perfect for people who enjoy showing off their distinctive sense of fashion and individuality. They have a variety of original, provocative, and—most importantly—cool sayings.


  • "Remain calm and creative."

  • "Think less, create more."

  • "Art is my voice."

Cool life quotes for t-shirts

10_Cool life quotes for t-shirts

Think life is pretty cool? These quotes will prove it! A shirt with this positive theme captures a distinctive feature of life, including its highs and lows as well as its wonders and mysteries. These t-shirts are ideal for people who appreciate every minute and serve as reminders to experience life to the fullest.


  • "Life is a beautiful ride."

  • "Live more, worry less."

  • "Embrace the journey."

  • "Life is art. Live yours in color."

  • "Don't worry. Be happy."

Advice for choosing the ideal t-shirt saying

11_Advice for choosing the ideal t-shirt saying

It takes skill to pick the ideal slogan for your t-shirt. Finding the right balance between unique expression and broad appeal is important. A superb t-shirt saying is something that can appeal to others as well as being a representation of your personal style or ideals. It can be used as a conversation starter, an icebreaker, or even a statement piece. As a result, while selecting a saying, think about its potential impact and how well it fits with your brand's or personal message. Is it clever, moving, provocative, or just plain enjoyable? Does that fit the picture you're trying to present?

The design and readability of the saying are key additional factors to take into account. If something is difficult to read or visually appealing, it will not matter how profound or funny the saying is—it will not have the desired effect. The t-shirt's overall appeal is greatly influenced by the text's typeface, color, size, and placement. Never forget that the wording on your t-shirt is your original creation and the canvas. Something that attracts attention should do so for all the right reasons. Take the time to select a saying that accurately captures who you are and makes you stand out from the crowd, whether you're an artist, an entrepreneur, or just someone who enjoys wearing cool t-shirts.

Cool sayings and quotes to expand your business potential

Cool sayings and phrases can greatly improve the effectiveness of your business approach. Such statements can serve as the cornerstone of your brand identity, setting you apart from rivals and fostering a special relationship with customers. Well-selected sayings and phrases can give items in the print on demand sector individuality, increasing their appeal and encouraging customer engagement. When your product selection appeals to the interests, values, and humor of your target market, it promotes customer loyalty and repeat business, which promotes business expansion.

However, to bring these remarkable t-shirt designs to life and meet the demands of your customers effectively, you need a production partner that goes beyond the ordinary. This is where Gelato shines. Gelato enables local, on-demand production on a global scale through the world's largest network for production on demand. Their expertise spans across 32 countries, empowering creators and ecommerce sellers like you to scale your business, reach customers faster, and contribute to a more sustainable future by reducing waste, costs, and carbon emissions.

By choosing Gelato as your production partner, you gain access to their extensive network, ensuring efficient and personalized t-shirt production, no matter where your customers are located. Seamlessly integrating Gelato's services into your ecommerce operations streamlines your production process while minimizing waste and environmental impact.

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