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Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.

Robert Louis Stevenson

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

Jack London

The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.

Claude Monet

All you have to do is close your eyes and wait for the symbols.

Igor Stravinsky

Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced.

Ned Rorem

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.

Ella Fitzgerald

Love is a constant source of inspiration, surprise, and wonderment.

Gloria Estefan

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

Igor Stravinsky

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

Vincent Van Gogh

Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.

Brendan Francis

Do not quech your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

Vincent Van Gogh

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

Warren Buffett

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Memorable Quotes

Inspiration follows aspiration.

Rabindranath Tagore

Listen to the voices.

William Faulkner

Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.

Robert Browning, A Death in the Desert

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.

George Addair

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

Les Brown

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

Paulo Coelho

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Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

Thomas Edison

I wake my wife up at 3 a.m. and say, "Listen to this!

Barry Hannah

The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.

Comer Cotrell

I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.

Madeleine L'Engle

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

I think I'd like to be inspirational to anyone who has a dream, anyone who wants to make more of their life than maybe what is set out in front of them. And you can!
I kept picturing all these little kids in this big field of rye... If they're running and they don't look where they're going, I have to come out from somewhere and catch them.
My mind and fingers have worked like the damned. Homer, the Bible, Plato, Locke, Lamartine, Chateaubriand, Beethoven, Bach, Hummel, Mozart, Weber are all around me. I study them. I devour them with fury.
The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dares to take the openhearted and courageous way, many others follows.
No art was ever less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and study of the great masters; of inspiration, spontaneity, temperament I know nothing.
As I grow older, part of my emotional survival plan must be to actively seek inspiration instead of passively waiting for it to find me.

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