Inspiration Quotes

Inspiration is never genuine if it is known as inspiration at the time. True inspiration always steals on a person; its importance not being fully recognised for some time.

Samuel Butler

Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

If you ever have to make a choice between learning and inspiration, choose learning. It works more of the time.

Lois McMaster Bujold

I followed my inspiration to an ending I couldn't yet see, and incorporated techniques of allegory and exposition, expository essay.

Vanna Bonta

Inspiration always arrives unannounced.

Vanna Bonta

Inspiration is a slender river of brightness leaping from a vast and eternal knowledge, it exceeds reason more perfectly than reason exceeds the knowledge of the senses.

Sri Aurobindo

A craftsman knows in advance what the finished result will be, while the artist knows only what it will be when he has finished it. But it is unbecoming in an artist to talk about inspiration; that is the reader's business.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.

Charles Baudelaire

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

Leon Uris

Books that cannot bear examination, certainly ought not to be established as divine inspiration by penal laws.

John Adams

Every Artist is a Cannibal,every Poet is a Thief.All kill for inspiration and sing about their grief.

Paul David Hewson

In life you need either inspiration or desperation

Anthony J. Robbins

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.

Bob Filner

We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration.

Josefa Iloilo

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself, the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

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

Elizabeth II

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.

Norman Vincent Peale

Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration

Napoleon Bonaparte

Working to preserve in perpetuity is a great inspiration. We are not fighting a rear-guard action, we are facing a frontier. We are not slowing down a force that inevitably will destroy all the wilderness there is. We are generating another force, never to be wholly spent, that, renewed generation after generation, will be always effective in preserving wilderness. We are not fighting progress. We are making it. We are not dealing with a vanishing wilderness. We are working for a wilderness forever.

Howard Zahniser

Wherever we are, Gods in that moment, Gods speaking to us, and if weve just got our ears open and our antennas up, theres no lack of inspiration. Hes not silent. We just have to be listening.

Steven Curtis Chapman

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.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

I've described my usual writing process as scrambling from peak to peak on inspiration through foggy valleys of despised logic. Inspiration is better when you can get it.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Paracelsus

Every Artist is a Cannibal,every Poet is a Thief.All kill for inspiration and sing about their grief

Paul David Hewson
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