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Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

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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 ~


Because of my Buddhist practice, I'm never lacking for inspiration.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information.
~By E. Franklin Frazier ~


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


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


My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse.
~By Taylor Dayne ~


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


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 ~


I really didn't try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice.
~By Lactantius ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


So, the combination of looking at lots of different people and how they react to each other and how they relate to each other and waiting for that inspiration is the thing that allows me to keep writing.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


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


Sometimes just getting out of the house and doing something you haven't done in a long time (or never done!) can open up the doors to musical inspiration.
~By Ken Hill ~


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 ~


One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate.
~By Rocco Buttiglione ~


This was all the inspiration it took: We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines. We personally take care of everything, from fulfillment to answering the mail.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


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 ~


We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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


I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
~By Socrates ~


Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
~By James Connolly ~


Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.
~By Cheryl Crawford ~


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


Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
~By Ben Nicholas ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult.
~By Beth Gibbons ~


Diana Ross is a big inspiration to all of us. We all grew up watching everything about her - her mike placement, her grace, her style and her class.
~By Beyonce Knowles ~


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 ~


I think I'm a born storyteller. Inspiration is all around me. I can read a newspaper article and come up with an idea for a book.
~By Jackie Collins ~


I defied nothing at all. I ignored the law because I didn't know it existed. It didn't occur to me that anyone would want to curb my inspiration.
~By Margaret Anderson ~


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


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 Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin.
~By Frank Harris ~


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


I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
~By John Davidson ~


I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration.
~By Colleen Atwood ~


Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication - particularly communication by sea that enabled people to get inspiration and ideas from each other and to exchange basic raw materials.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment. Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
~By Naomi Klein ~


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


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


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 ~


Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
~By Eileen Caddy ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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 ~


Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.
~By Harry Seidler ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration.
~By Burt Rutan ~


I travel the garden of music, thru inspiration. It's a large, very large garden, seen?
~By Peter Tosh ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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 ~


Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.
~By Cole Porter ~


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 ~


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


My life. The life I'm living that's where all my inspiration comes from. Real life experiences.
~By Fred Durst ~


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

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January 17 ,2021
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