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Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

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Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration.
~By Rudolf Nureyev ~


Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


What is he? He's a puppeteer and he's got a lot of inspiration all around him, and the fact that they can manipulate the expressions now with ease compared to what it used to be.
~By Joe Grant ~


If I waited for inspiration every time I sat down to write a song I probably would be a plumber today.
~By Barry Mann ~


That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.
~By William McKinley ~


Getting comments like that from even the young people at the shows who probably aren't singers, the girls who just tell me that I'm an inspiration to them, for one reason or another.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


When you're younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it - I found it again - that's where you can draw from. That's where you draw your strength from.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration.
~By Robert Bresson ~


So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that's exactly how I approached it - only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


Everyone's looking to the urban scene for inspiration now.
~By Robin Gibb ~


The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight.
~By Mike Tyson ~


What Fred Lebow went through was an inspiration for me. You have to set goals for yourself.
~By Grete Waitz ~


I do not believe in inspiration, but I must have a title in order to work, otherwise I am lost.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.
~By Leon Uris ~


For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration, but often, some persons would say, write us a symphony or write us a song, on commission. The artists would come up with a masterpiece without waiting to have their muse inspire them.
~By Tom Glazer ~


True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.
~By George Gershwin ~


Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free zone which is now nearing completion has become in several respects an example which, notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region, is rich in inspiration.
~By Alfonso G. Robles ~


We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


Every great inspiration is but an experiment.
~By Charles Ives ~


Inspiration doesn't really work like that - you're not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


Actually, I feel music becoming more and more important. It's a big source of inspiration. With what's going on in the world, we feel almost desperate. Music also brings you peace.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


I think that's given inspiration to other musicians. I know, particularly through the 90s, a lot of bands would cite Rush as an influence. I don't think it was so much our music, but more the way we really stuck to our guns.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration.
~By Bill Frist ~


My dad's music was a great inspiration to me.
~By Julian Lennon ~


The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings.
~By Ikue Mori ~


If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks-but never three.
~By Robert Motherwell ~


Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
~By Bo Bennett ~


A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn't expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
~By Neil Diamond ~


It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies.
~By Hugh MacDiarmid ~


I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.
~By Lee Ritenour ~


That is a big danger, losing your inspiration. When I work in film and television I try to do each take a little differently. I never want to do the same thing twice, because then you're not being spontaneous, you're just recreating something.
~By Karl Urban ~


Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.
~By Carl Van Vechten ~


Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration.
~By Birch Bayh ~


If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it's not the peopleand it's not the things, it's travel and experiencing different environments.
~By Marc Newson ~


Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
~By Billy Joel ~


These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.
~By Giorgio Vasari ~


I'd usually read the Bible a lot. Read little short Bible stories. And today, whenever I give speeches, I bring up a few of those Bible stories, because those are inspirations to me.
~By Herschel Walker ~


The people at the record company had asked me if I could write a song about my life, my relationship with God, and where I'm from. Well, I can't write a song on purpose, my songs come in a moment of inspiration or desperation.
~By Billy Ray Cyrus ~


Accordingly the Northern races of Europe found their inspiration in the Bible; and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


My original inspiration was my mom: a few years after the death of my dad, she started dating one my teachers!
~By Meg Cabot ~


Not exactly but I get inspiration from stories which are unconventional.
~By Anil Kapoor ~


Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.
~By Jon Stewart ~


I'd like to provide information, inspiration, and access to whatever goods and services are needed to make it super easy for everyone to change their lifestyle to a sustainable one.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


Many a witty inspiration is like the surprising reunion of befriended thoughts after a long separation.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
~By Gavin Rossdale ~


Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching.
~By Emily Carr ~


Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.
~By Amy Tan ~


Inspiration is the key to everything.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


Because I don't play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally.
~By Cat Stevens ~


To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?
~By Elizabeth II ~


My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.
~By Enrique Iglesias ~


Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Love is one of my main inspirations.
~By Enrique Iglesias ~


In the nineteenth century the more grandiose word inspiration began to replace the word idea in the arts.
~By Lukas Foss ~


In fact, I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


I would love to meet Kelly Clarkson and if I get the chance to I would tell her thank you so much for the inspiration.
~By Thia Megia ~


In general, I don't know when inspiration will pop up.
~By Larry Niven ~


One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo. Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration.
~By Wayne Newton ~


I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge'they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely.
~By Vissarion Belinsky ~


My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then. I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
~By Eddie Floyd ~


It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
~By Herb Elliott ~


Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
~By Brendan Francis ~


We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
~By James Larkin ~


Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced.
~By Ned Rorem ~


The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.
~By Willie Dixon ~


You have to shelve a lot of your inspiration. There's only so much you can do with one record.
~By Beck ~


Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
~By Benjamin Cardozo ~


The men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration have not been men of wealth, but men of deeds.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Though I may deny poets their monopoly on inspiration, I still place them in a select group of Fortune's darlings.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered.
~By John Updike ~


Man does not bring to God's altar the stuff of nature in itself, in its initial structure, but something he has made and molded out of nature for the nourishment and the inspiration of men.
~By Wilford O. Cross ~


The very air in which you live is an inspiration.
~By William Henry Moody ~


Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


When I sit at my table to write, I never know what it's going to be until I'm under way. I trust in inspiration, which sometimes comes and sometimes doesn't. But I don't sit back waiting for it. I work every day.
~By Alberto Moravia ~


Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.
~By Man Ray ~


I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that.
~By Max Weinberg ~


What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
~By Italo Calvino ~


It makes me feel wonderful that people still care for me... that I have so many fans among young people, who write to me and tell me I have been an inspiration.
~By Bettie Page ~


It's not until I hear songs that I've done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the '60s and '70s has been.
~By Alicia Keys ~


I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


A woman is always a mystery: one must not be fooled by her face and her hearts inspiration.
~By Edmondo De Amicis ~


An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
~By Nick Cave ~


One of the things I try to be very careful of is not taking a movie when I know I have no inspiration left.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


I get my inspiration from everyone when I need it and how I need it.
~By Picabo Street ~


One expected growth, change; without it, the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up, the muses fled.
~By Charles de Lint ~


Part of Michael's uniqueness, I think, comes from the fact that he worked with music. He had a tape which he gave me with many different compositions, really eclectic. These pieces of music were sources of inspiration.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
~By Lil' Kim ~


My decision to start a new one is just that, a decision, since I never get inspirations.
~By Anne Tyler ~

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