Inspiration Quotes

Genius is 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration.

Thomas Edison

First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.

Amos Bronson Alcott

There is new strength, repose of mind, and inspiration in fresh apparel.

Ella Wilcox

When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.

Dolly Parton

Oh, wondrous power! how little understood, Entrusted to the mother's mind alone, To fashion genius, form the soul for good, Inspire a West, or train a Washington.

Sarah Hale

Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end, which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.

Lee Iacocca

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.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Ben Nicholas

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.

David McKay

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

Paul David Hewson

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

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

Don't get up. Just sit a while and think. Never be afraid to sit a while and think.

Lorraine Hansberry

Maturity: among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates.

Dag Hammarskjld

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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