Quotes

If you’re looking for inspiration or motivation, what easier way is there than reading a quote? These quotes will help you get inspired or at least help you get in the right mood to get inspired.  Click here for our quotes collection!

 

  • You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. – Jack London
  • We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action. – Frank Tibolt
  • I love inspiring people, and if I can make a difference in one person’s life, then that’s success for me! – Sasha Azevedo
  • Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you. – William Feather
  • I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning – Peter De Vries
  • Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced. – Ned Rorem
  • Everything you can imagine is real. – Pablo Picasso
  • Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working. – Pablo Picasso
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas Alva Edison
  • Inspiration is needed in geometry, just as much as in poetry. – Alexander Pushkin
  • Just as appetite comes from eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning – Igor Stravinsky
  • Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness – I wouldn’t know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness. – Aaron Copland
  • Inspiration comes of working every day. -Charles Baudelaire
  • Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. – Brendan Francis
  • We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou
  • You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome. – Maya Angelou
  • The greatest glory never comes from winning, but from rising each time you fall. A person is defined by what he chooses to do with his life, not by what happens to him. – Clay Aiken
  • Success is restricted only from those who restrict themselves from success. – Gillis Triplett
  • I discovered that what’s really important for a creator isn’t what we vaguely define as inspiration or even what it is we want to say, recall, regret, or rebel against. No, what’s important is the way we say it. Art is all about craftsmanship. Others can interpret craftsmanship as style if they wish. Style is what unites memory or recollection, ideology, sentiment, nostalgia, presentiment, to the way we express all that. It’s not what we say but how we say it that matters. – Federico Fellini
  • Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. – Albert Einstein
  • If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Inspiration and genius–one and the same. – Victor Hugo
  • To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: “Leave no stone unturned.” – Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • If you would create something, you must be something. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Every artist was first an amateur. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. – Horace Bushnell
  • Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself. – W. C. Doane
  • Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. – Benjamin DisraeliDo we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration? – George Eliot
  • No great man ever complains of want of opportunities. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can. – Thomas Carlyle
  • Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true. – Leon J. Suenes
  • First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. – Epictetus
  • You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky
  • Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. – Tom Krause
  • If you only do what you know you can do- you never do very much. – Tom Krause
  • Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. – Bo Bennett
  • Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher
  • You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions. – Adlin Sinclair
  • There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them. –  Tom Krause
  • Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. – Steve Jobs
  • Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength. – Unknown Author
  • Try and fail, but don’t fail to try. – Stephen Kaggwa
  • You won’t realize the distance you’ve walked until you take a look around and realize how far you’ve been. – Unknown Author
  • If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams
  • Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be. – Karen Ravn
  • I shut my eyes in order to see. – Paul Gauguin
  • Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide
  • Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. – Pamela Vaull Starr
  • When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius
  • It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven’t been willing to try. – Unknown Author
  • It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. – Walt Disney
  • Success is a welcomed gift for the uninhibited mind. – Adlin Sinclair
  • The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination. – Don Williams, Jr.
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Don’t listen to anyone who tells you that you can’t do this or that. That’s nonsense. Make up your mind, you’ll never use crutches or a stick, then have a go at everything. Go to school, join in all the games you can. Go anywhere you want to. But never, never let them persuade you that things are too difficult or impossible. – Douglas Bader
  • To move ahead you need to believe in yourself…have conviction in your beliefs and the confidence to execute those beliefs. – Adlin Sinclair
  • I do believe that when we face challenges in life that are far beyond our own power, it’s an opportunity to build on our faith, inner strength, and courage. I’ve learned that how we face challenges plays a big role in the outcome of them. – Sasha Azevedo
  • Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. – Benjamin Spock
  • The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing. – Winifred Holtby
  • I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as making a “life.” – Maya Angelou
  • “The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlyn, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then — to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting.” – Theodore H. White
  • Without faith, hope and trust, there is no promise for the future, and without a promising future, life has no direction, no meaning and no justification. – Adlin Sinclair
  • I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today. – William Allen White
  • And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln
  • There is nothing like a dream to create the future. – Victor Hugo
  • I’ve been relying very heavily on my instincts as of late, and my songwriting has come to depend on my ability to surrender to the inspiration whenever it strikes. When I clear my mind and let the music take over, my hands seem to move on their own, and my voice utters words I haven’t premeditated. This is pure instinct. It’s like riding a wave. You just take a deep breath, hop on, and hang on as long as you can. That’s basically how I songwrite when I’m composing impromptu pieces. It’s a lot like channeling. Or free associating. And it’s super fun, because anything can happen! It’s pure creativity. – Christine Anderson

 

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