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.
Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.
Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.
To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?
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.
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.
Every Artist is a Cannibal,every Poet is a Thief.All kill for inspiration and sing about their grief.
I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.
My theme is to make a difference right here in my own neighborhood. I don't have to fight the whole world. If I do well where I am, it will make a difference in the rest of the world... People want to do and to be better. They need inspiration to change and to try to make a difference. They need a catalyst to inspire faith and to encourage them to take a risk...(once a Mexican-American migrant farm worker)
Inspiration is needed in geometry, just as much as in poetry.
Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.
When inspiration does not come, I go for a walk, go to the movie, talk to a friend, let go... The muse is bound to return again,
especially if I turn my back!
Whatever a poet writes with enthusiasm and a divine inspiration is very fine. Earliest reference to the madness or divine
inspiration of poets.
Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of
sub-consciousnessóI wouldnít know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
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.
Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to becomre an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and at yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the sme process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of.
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.
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.
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.
Inspiration is intention obeyed.
Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.