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Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

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Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

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But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.
~By Arne Jacobsen ~


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 ~


Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?
~By Alex Noble ~


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


But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies until I approached my nineteenth year.
~By Georg Brandes ~


I am involved with politics today because of the inspiration I received from Ronald Reagan.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


I have inspiration and feelings of being alive most every day I live.
~By Judy Collins ~


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


'Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want.
~By George Lucas ~


Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
~By Brad Henry ~


Motion Picture Soundtrack on Kid A was another Coltrane inspiration.
~By Colin Greenwood ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think as long as people are around and can hear a record and hear people like Lester Young on a recording, there will always be a great inspiration for somebody to try to create jazz.
~By Sonny Rollins ~


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 ~


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


Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character.
~By Robert Englund ~


The past couple years training with Kurt have really brought inspiration into my skating.
~By Kristi Yamaguchi ~


When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration.
~By Van Morrison ~


His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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


After you've done it for so many years, you have to find a new direction. You have to find something in your soul that's going to push you towards - to find your inspiration.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


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 ~


I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.
~By Don DeLillo ~


The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
~By Israel Zangwill ~


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


Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.
~By Paracelsus ~


Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
~By Bob Filner ~


As for the historical inspirations I drew on in writing The Snow Queen, I suppose I would call them more cross-cultural inspirations, though they frequently involve past societies as well as present day ones.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


I get a lot of inspiration from the audience feedback to our live shows.
~By Donnie Iris ~


If a violent act towards a woman takes place, and the inspiration for that act is violence in cinema, the inspiration for that act would have come from somewhere else if movies didn't exist.
~By Richard King ~


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


I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic.
~By Winston Churchill ~


This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.
~By Roma Downey ~


Where does a man get inspiration to write a song like that? Well, he gets it from the landlady once a month.
~By John Michael Hayes ~


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


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


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 ~


A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.
~By Greg Walden ~


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


Inspiration is God making contact with itself.
~By Ram Dass ~


Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


I am one of those people who thrive on deadlines, nothing brings on inspiration more readily than desperation.
~By Harry Shearer ~


I look at the dancers and I get the inspiration for the work from them.
~By Graeme Murphy ~


The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


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 ~


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


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


If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
~By Ben Nicholas ~


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 ~


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 is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
~By Giacomo Puccini ~


Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.
~By Ella Fitzgerald ~


Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
~By Madeleine L'Engle ~


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


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 ~


Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.
~By Joichi Ito ~


Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.
~By Jon Stewart ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


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


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 ~


One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration, and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good, or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans.
~By Boris Vian ~


In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
~By Tony Robbins ~


The only character I ever remember actually creating in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor. God planted that in my head in an instant.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


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 ~


While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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


The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother. It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother. Then I had an experience of overwhelming love. Waves of love sort of flowed into me.
~By Bede Griffiths ~


Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.
~By Aaron Copland ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


You know, sometimes I get moments of inspiration when I'm writing something and then the task seems so daunting that it just kind of scares me away.
~By Adam Pascal ~


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 ~


The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build.
~By Thomas Keller ~


I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the country speaking about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves.
~By Teri Garr ~


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


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 ~


In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.
~By Adam Schiff ~


When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.
~By Robin Gibb ~


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


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


Inspiration comes of working every day.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule 'We know no limits.' We follow the inspiration of the moment and don't worry if what we're playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock.
~By Page McConnell ~


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


If the script is telling the story well, that is your inspiration, and you do not need to go somewhere else.
~By Tom Wilkinson ~


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 ~


The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


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 ~


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


I think at one time every drummer wanted to play like Krupa or wanted to win a Gene Krupa drum contest. This is the big inspiration for drummers and naturally it has to be the same way for me.
~By Buddy Rich ~

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