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Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

Inspiration Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Inspiration

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He grows daily more capable of following any inspiration without technical effort, and also of letting inspiration come to him through meticulous observation.
~By Eugen Herrigel ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


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 ~


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


There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration.
~By Boris Vallejo ~


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 ~


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 ~


Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
~By William Feather ~


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


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


All characters come from people I know, but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify the characters so they fit with the story.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


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 ~


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


I have enormous respect for Steve Johnson, and as I've told him, Feed was one of the inspirations for Salon. They were up there before we were. And also for Joey and the Suck people.
~By David Talbot ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Every mind which has given itself to self-expression in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
~By Norman Lindsay ~


No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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


What to do when inspiration doesn't come; be careful not to spook, get the wind up, force things into position. You must wait around until the idea comes.
~By John Huston ~


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


Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


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


The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
~By George Santayana ~


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


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


Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
~By Sidney Altman ~


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 think the inspiration came from the fans. Whenever I'm online or whenever I get a chance to really communicate with the fans and the audience, they always say that they would love to have all of the remixes on one CD.
~By Deborah Cox ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
~By Elena Kagan ~


The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
~By Ben Harper ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage.
~By Jude Law ~


Times have changed since George Herbert... but the principle and spirit in which he ministered as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


From the throes of inspiration and the eddies of thought the poet may at last be able to arrive at, and convey the right admixture of words and meaning.
~By Eyvind Johnson ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
~By Carter Burwell ~


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'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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


After it's finished, sometimes I can trace a path that goes back to the possible source of inspiration.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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