There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, there is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
Genius is 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there's love
and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
There is no art which affords less opportunity to execute expression than photography. Everything is concentrated in a few seconds, when after perhaps an hours seeking, waiting, and hesitation, the photographer sees the realization of his inward vision, and in that moment he has one advantage over most arts - his medium is swift enough to record his momentary inspiration
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself, the means of inspiration and survival.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration.
The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture.
There is new strength, repose of mind, and inspiration in fresh apparel.
The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form [and] knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration.
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.
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.
The dearest possession a man has is his family In the divine assurance that family ties may transcend the boundaries of death, and may continue throughout endless ages of eternity, I find supreme consolation and inspiration.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor
I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse
In life you need either inspiration or desperation