243 Inspiring Quotes about Inspiration

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In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.

— Anthony Robbins

Your growth and involvement must begin to show lasting footprints as you exude maximum effectiveness and significance. Your leadership influence must translate into a source of inspiration for your peers and those who look at you as a leader.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Seek God’s inspiration first, then you will become an inspiration to someone else.

— James Tamara

Upon reading, great stories by Great Spirits, the glorious inspiration penetrated our soul; we can’t help but to shed tears. It was a soul soothing and a deep spiritual awaken.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

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

Being the light of the world is about being a broken, exploding, scarred star and shining a light of hope and inspiration to everyone around you.

— Ricky Maye, Barefoot Christianity

You can’t be successful if you are good at hiding yourself! Be success minded; think about uncovering what you know, what you have, and what you have to know for the comfort, inspiration and enlightenment of others!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Stop looking to others for inspiration. Stop looking at past accomplishments. Be your own inspiration today and for tomorrow.

— Aaron Dennis

A team’s inspiration comes from individuals’ aspirations. The combined quality of individual passions makes a team’s impact to excel. When you are in a team, play a part!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

My inspiration is always love and history, and my passion to a fault is craftsmanship and responsibility. Those are the simplest things. It goes beyond jewelry. It’s every part of my life.

— Waris Ahluwalia

When you change yourself, you inspire others, and this inspiration changes the world.

— Stephen Richards, How to Get Everything You Can Imagine: Volume 1: How Mind Power Works

I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism.

— Fred White

The dream provides inspiration and motivation. The goal generates drive and momentum. But daily effort on the details is the fuel that gets you to your dream.

— Auliq-Ice

A great man is a torch in the darkness, a beacon in superstition’s night, an inspiration and a prophecy.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

Curiosity is the offspring of mystery. For without mystery there be no need for curiosity. Curiosity is the search for the things that can be, it is the inspiration of the true adventurer.

— Paul Bamikole

In his earliest youth, he had drawn inspiration from really bad authors, as you may have seen from his style; as he grew older, he lost his taste for them, but the excellent authors just didn’t fill him with the same enthusiasm

— Gustave Flaubert, November

The Klan as an Order stands behind Pure Womanhood and it is an inspiration to look into the face of one of your sex occupying the sacred desk and administering the Word of God to this people.

— James Brice Klan, No. 28 Realm of Louisiana

I get inspiration from literally everything and anything. I take inspiration from people, relationships, stories, and I take inspiration from movies I see, books I read and songs I hear.

— Sabrina Carpenter

I think I draw most inspiration from writers like Richelle Mead and filmmakers like John Hughes. They both really understand the experience of being a teenager and how insistent and intense everything feels, but they’re also smart, savvy, and fun.

— Amanda Hocking

Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.

— Carter G. Woodson

We are inspiration to one another

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The Muse herself makes some men inspired, from whom a chain of other men is strung out who catch their own inspiration from theirs.

— Plato

Let your light shine as an inspiration to humanity and BE THE REASON someone believes in the goodness of people.

— Germany Kent

I think inspiration is strongest when I find a balance between observation and participation. You can’t write about what it means to dance by watching from the bleachers.

— Chelsey Philpot

Millions of pages cloaked in dust and inspiration and wisdom.

— Sarah Noffke, Stunned

The most powerful way to maintain a steady supply of inspiration and unconditional peace is to find and pursue your calling.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA

Explaining the unknown should be left to science, questions of good and bad behavior can be answered by ethics, and inspiration is often found in the arts. There’s no longer a need for the social construct of religion.

— David G. McAfee

Every time I look into her eyes, I get a positive inspiration to serve humanity.

— Durgesh Satpathy

Being sent away to boarding school at seven is as great an inspiration as any songwriter could have – to be taken away from one’s family and locked away for 10 years. It does create an incredible intensity of emotion.

— James Blunt

Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.

— Man Ray

A Film has the potential to kindle such a spark of inspiration in an individual that it can alter the course of human progress.

— Abhijit Naskar

It’s inspiration that counts, not the drill.

— Hugo Ball, Flametti, or the Dandyism of the Poor

Problems created by ignorance are always solved by information. The best information is an inspiration that brings an end to the belief “it’s impossible”!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.

— Horace Bushnell

Haters will unwittingly give you the inspiration you need to conquer your great obstacle of destiny if you did not give up

— Sunday Adelaja

Time didn’t heal my heal wounds but it lent me perspective. My vision was no longer clouded and I saw what I’d become. I’d let inspiration become obsession. Tunnel vision had hindered all progress. I was so fixated on you, I got stuck.

— Ashley Sarel

No one can take credit for inspiration or creativity.

— Ron Brackin

Be the light and source of inspiration that others see

— Sunday Adelaja

My mom is a wonderful woman. She’s always been an inspiration to me, but having kids helped me make even more sense of my relationship with her.

— Britney Spears

. If you want to write, just write anything that comes into your mind. You will be surprised at how you can force inspiration to stand on your side.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Your best creative assets do not occur unless you do a mental shift. You have to be in a positive frame of mind because inspiration is fleeting. I walk to work for inspiration and to clear my mind.

— Ron Ben-Israel

The Bible is the constant fountain for faith, conduct, and inspiration from which we drink daily.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

When inspiration is silent reason tires quickly.

— Roger Zelazny, Trumps of Doom

Good writing is more about graft and craft than inspiration and aspiration.

— Johnny Rich

My inspiration comes from my real life experiences.

— Lilly Singh

That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.

— William McKinley

It may sound strange, but I get the inspiration for most of my Dreams while I’m sleeping.

— Mark W. Boyer

The writer’s secret is not inspiration – for it is never clear where it comes from – it is his stubbornness, his patience.

— Orhan Pamuk

Dorado Beach’s rich history provided amazing inspiration to put forward a bold menu celebrating the legacy of the people and cuisine that shaped this unique destination and to push me to share some of my own stories.

— Jose Andres

Try to create a wall of inspiration around yourself in order to succeed in life.

— Euginia Herlihy

It is never wrong to inspire, for Jesus Christ became an inspiration to many who had been given the tag of condemnation

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

All the inspiration that you need is already inside you. You just have to be determined enough to let it out.

— Jason Landry

Dissatisfaction can be a source of inspiration if you learn to control it.

— Tadahiko Nagao

I can’t tell you how many people say they were turned off from science because of a science teacher that completely sucked out all the inspiration and enthusiasm they had for the course.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your inspiration taps hidden reserves of promise that sustain people through times that induce despair. You enable people to envision a future that sustains the best from their past while also holding out new possibilities.

— Ronald A. Heifetz, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World

Before you live, love. Before you expire, inspire. Let your love be an inspiration to someone to also love another and together we build up a happy world!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

The transformed person is a revolutionary only because he has revolutionized himself. He gives the people inspiration by holding up a mirror to their inner substance.

— Vironika Tugaleva, The Love Mindset: An Unconventional Guide to Healing and Happiness

A writer should never wait for inspiration but be the inspiration.

— Debasish Mridha

When we know our true nature, especially the functioning of the mind, we stop being judgmental and become an inspiration and support to others.

— Thomas Vazhakunnathu, God Does Not Play Dice

My mother was a great inspiration to me to always do my best. My father has always been my mentor and friend. They taught me the basic principle that guides most all that I do: faith, focus, finish.

— Larry Fitzgerald

No man ever did, nor ever shall, truly go forth to convert the nations, nor to prophesy in the present state of witnesses against Antichrist, but by the gracious inspiration and instigation of the Holy Spirit of God.

— Roger Williams

I loved ‘Gladiator’ when I was young. Russell Crowe was a big inspiration the fact that he plays my father in ‘Noah’ was amazing.

— Douglas Booth

Marvin Gaye is an inspiration to me. He was one of the first Motown musicians that my mom and dad introduced me to, and I always thought it would be a good idea if I was ever an artist, and now I am, to make a record called ‘Marvin Gaye.’

— Charlie Puth

A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiration and loses control of his senses and his reason has deserted him.

— Plato

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

— Queen Elizabeth II

Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it’s easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience.

— Eric Alterman

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.

— Jim Jarmuscdh

Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information.

— E. Franklin Frazier

The process of creation can be unpredictable and, in some way, similar to love: the brightest waves of inspiration may sometimes occur in wrong timing, wrong places, or even with wrong people.

— Sahara Sanders, INDIGO DIARIES: A Series of Novels

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

— Vincent Van Gogh

I can’t stress how much my daughter is an inspiration to stay sober. When I come home and she opens those big blue eyes at me, it’s the most amazing feeling I could ever feel.

— A. J. McLean

The inspiration for my Vines comes from thinking about funny and relatable experiences from my daily life.

— Lele Pons

I’m thankful I am able to continue to share the joy and the inspiration tap brings.

— Savion Glover

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

— John Milton

Life’s challenges are inevitable. We have to prepare mentally by renewing our mind with inspiration daily to be able to cope when the situation arise.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The first thing that inspires me is my mood, but I take inspiration from a lot of things: a rock song, a romantic movie or a specific lifestyle, like 1960s London and, of course, Italian ‘dolce vita!’

— Chiara Ferragni

I take my inspiration for the song writing from little experiences, not even if I’ve experienced them myself but say if something has made me sad, I will use that emotion. I just use everyday life and write about it.

— Pixie Lott

Do those people who hold up the Bible as an inspiration tomoral rectitude have the slightest notion of what is actually writtenin it?

— Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it’s not the peopleand it’s not the things, it’s travel and experiencing different environments.

— Marc Newson

My inspiration has always been photography’s ability to stop time and reveal what the naked eye cannot see.

— Lois Greenfield

If I had a view like this to look down on every day, I would have the energy and inspiration to conquer the world. The trouble is, when you most need such a view, no one gives it to you.

— Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

What is inspiration in strangers is jealousy in kinsmen.

— Raheel Farooq

I’m very lucky; I have a lot of knowledge. My favorite band is The Beatles, so a lot of inspiration for my music comes from them, too.

— Sabrina Carpenter

Success is measured with 1% inspiration and 99% dedication.

— Alex Esguerra, How Do U Integrate Success in a Small Business Book

Imitation is not inspiration, and inspiration only can give birth to a work of art. The least of man’s original emanation is better than the best of borrowed thought.

— Albert Pinkham Ryder

Daily inspiration is uplifting to the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

True inspiration unfolds itself, not by force or it becomes fake. True intuition is also the ability to be observant.

— Chris Messner

Provide me with an ink, paper, inspiration and place me on the high point on the edge with the sunset and sunrise, and I will make a masterpiece for you.

— Alexander Zalan, Petals of Decades

Information and inspiration are everywhere… history, art, architecture, everything an illustrator needs. Europe is, after all, the land that has generated most of the enduring myths and legends of Western culture.

— John Howe

If genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration, then as a culture we tend to lionize the one percent.

— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.

— Rita Mae Brown

The night before, Belle had stayed up past her bedtime, making a few changes to her doll with her father’s tools. She couldn’t help it. Inspiration had struck. Her father always told her that when inspiration strikes, you must grab it.

— Walt Disney Company, Belle’s Discovery

If you remember nothing else, remember this: Inspiration from outside one’s self is like the heat in an oven. It makes passable Bath buns. But inspiration from within is like a volcano: It changes the face of the world.

— Alan Bradley, The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag

When I need some striking inspiration about deep depression for my new painting, I just need to go to check my bank account…

— Hiroko Sakai

In Roslyn, Pennsylvania, we started our real-life family circus. They provided the inspiration for my cartoons. I provided the perspiration.

— Bil Keane

The books you have read and the knowledge and inspiration you have gained can never be taken away from you.

— Paula Gruben

education without inspiration is only recipe for desperation

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Distinctive Footprints of Life: Where Are You Heading Towards?

Sometimes inspiration just requires looking at things from a different point of view.

— Aaron Hartzler

When your world seems like falling apart, an inspiration is something you can always hold on to.

— Diana Rose Morcilla

Each one of us is the architect of his own fate; and he is unfortunate indeed who will try to build himself without the inspiration of God, without realizing that he grows from within, not from without.

— David O. McKay, Secrets of a Happy Life

Suffering can precipitate creativity, liberating the creator through inspiration and then many available channels of human communication, and therefore there is value in suffering.

— Brent Green, Questions of the Spirit: The Quest for Understanding at a Time of Loss

An inspiration – a long, deep breath of the pure air of thought – could alone give health to the heart.

— Richard Jefferies

The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.

— Buzz Aldrin

Be an inspiration for short time than living for a long time

— shashidhar sa

We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.

— Maria Mitchell

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

— Winston Churchill

Past: Our cradle not our prison and there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration not imitation for continuation not repetition.

— Israel Zangwill

In every moment, you make decisions based on your beliefs or inspiration which comes to you directly from the divine/universe.

— Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

To what end, he wondered, had the Divine created the stars in heaven to fill a man with feelings of inspiration one day and insignificance the next?

— Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Moscow

Do not fear criticism, accept it as an inspiration for boldness and action

— Debasish Mridha

Cease trying to work everything out with your mind. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a Revelation.

— Eileen Cady

The marriage between potential and inspiration is pronounced by willingness. If one isn’t there, then you will chase inspiration instead of it finding you.

— Unarine Ramaru

There’s something to say about inspiration – when it comes into your life…the feeling is insatiable.

— Ann Marie Frohoff, First Kiss

The value of beauty and inspiration is very much underrated, no question. But I want to be clear: I’m not trying to be anyone’s savior. I’m just trying to think about the future and not be sad.

— Elon Musk

Sometimes, when inspiration runs dry, I drink classical music until my words spill out.

— Kamand Kojouri

Nothing can be more painful than the cry of the word which gave us the inspiration to dream of love.

— Sorin Cerin, Wisdom Collection: The Book of Wisdom

Don’t ever let desperation take the seat of inspiration in you! Always live inspired no matter what! For though something might be wrong somewhere, something is always right somewhere! If you have life, be alive and smile!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Democratically-oriented Jeffersonian inspiration has prevailed throughout history and certainly been more admired than capitalistic Hamiltonian-style motivations of greed and power.

— Patrick Mendis, Peaceful War: How the Chinese Dream and the American Destiny Create a New Pacific World Order

The Lovely Knowing, your source of intuition and inspiration may not always be explainable, but it is always attainable!

— Mishi McCoy

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 travel to learn and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it think some thoughts better than we think catch some inspiration from heights above our own.

— Maria Mitchell

From a design perspective, the U.S. has always been a great source of inspiration for me.

— Brunello Cucinelli

I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.

— W. Somerset Maugham

Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

My dad is a writer, and to see him always in front of a typewriter gave me the inspiration to write. He was my idol, my hero. I wanted to be just like him.

— Shakira

yes, i have dated Salvador Dali guy when i was a high school girl. he was a great lover. but i had to dump him because he stole my inspiration of bent clock*~* …. who cares…

— Hiroko Sakai

Through the inspiration of Vaclav’s words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.

— Michael D. Higgins

Start dream building. Create your goals in the real world. Imagine yourself at your best. Transform yourself with inspiration and work to achieve excellence for success.

— Mark F. LaMoure

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.

— Carly Fiorina

From the tattered edges of an exhausted mind, inspiration blooms… mental filters disintegrate and walls crumble, as the ocean of creativity washes over everything.

— Jaeda DeWalt

As if the night has been created for the writers and as if the silence of it is the very inspiration itself!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Real inspiration are not people, but their stories.

— Amit Kalantri, One Bucket of Tears

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

Reality is not an inspiration for literature. At its best, literature is an inspiration for reality.

— Romain Gary

People not only stood to respect it but perhaps their thoughts and heartbeats came to standstill, and only inspiration and patriotism was flowing through their veins.

— Amit Kalantri, One Bucket of Tears

Our stories hold unique inspiration for one another.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The perfect knowledge of events cannot be acquired without divine inspiration, since all prophetic inspiration receives its prime motivating force from God the creator, then from good fortune and nature.

— Nostradamus

Prayer and faith are bound together. Faith is the inspiration for prayer, and prayer is the expression of that faith.

— Elizabeth George

Most of life is routine-dull and grubby, but routine is the mountain 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

You’ve got to know how to hustle. I got a lot of inspiration from my parents. My father was definitely a hustler. With six kids in the house, you always got to be hustling. And my mom, she’s got sick work ethic.

— Jay Pharoah

We are an inspiration to one another.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Just as we tell women today to vote, in honour of the suffragettes who campaigned for the right to do so, we owe it to these female sports pioneers to draw inspiration from their stories, to continue the fight.

— Anna Kessel, Eat Sweat Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives

I do lead a careful diet, I don’t overeat, I have fruit and vegetables every day and I drink a lot of water. And my darling wife keeps me so young it is ridiculous. Being with her is an inspiration as well.

— Bruce Forsyth

I am interested in the idea of ‘taste.’ And by ‘taste, ‘ I mean opinion, inspiration and the craft of creating a personality through fabric and design.

— Olivier Theyskens

I had a few dating disasters along the way with girls cheating on me. One girl was the inspiration for me singing ‘Cry Me A River’ on ‘The X Factor.’ That was my payback to her because she was unfaithful.

— Liam Payne

The smile of a child is the inspiration for the future.

— Debasish Mridha

We don’t need inspiration to do something, we just need interest.

— SanviWords

My original inspiration was my mom: a few years after the death of my dad, she started dating one my teachers!

— Meg Cabot

We all have a god and a poet inside us. The poet, the human; the god, the divine.It is by the grace of our god that we can find the divine inspiration with which to wax poetic about our human experiences.

— Michele Jennae

In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.

— Adam Schiff

NASA is an engine of innovation and inspiration as well as the world’s premier space exploration agency, and we are well served by politicians working to keep it that way, instead of turning it into a mere jobs program, or worse, cutting its budget.

— Bill Nye

genius is 1 per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration

— Thomas Edison

Words give inspiration, nothing more. You want redemption? The very thing you seek inspiration for? Fight for it like your life depended on it, because it always does.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

— Thomas A. Edison

There is nothing which indicates the inspiration of the Scriptures more than the factual and faithful record of men and their failures . . .These records are for our warning and instruction. They show us how sinful man needs God.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Nonetheless, writing regularly, inspiration or no, is not a bad way to eventually get into an inspired mood; the plane has to bump along the runway for a while before it finally takes off.

— Alice W. Flaherty, The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain

The divine inspiration comes from God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I live nearby a graveyard, that’s where I get all my inspiration for wisdom and life

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

He without inspiration and motivation exists no more in a world full of innovations and inventions!

— Darnaya Darice

Leadership is about inspiration with character, not manipulation with position!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

You don’t have to wait for an inspiration to fulfil your dream because a dream is an inspiration itself.

— Euginia Herlihy

Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication – particularly communication by sea that enabled people to get inspiration and ideas from each other and to exchange basic raw materials.

— Thor Heyerdahl

We are inspired only when we seek to be inspired. Then inspiration can be found in everyone and everything.

— Akiroq Brost

In the moments of adversity, we engaged our minds on beautiful thoughts, our spirit on spirituality and our hands on inspiration writings. What a good trade of pain for peace of mind?

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

One could say Youth is power of country then my question is-who is youth?sorry to say but you are not youth. Youth is your thoughts, your inspiration and Your initiatives. So take a step to make a change

— Prakhar Srivastav

While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.

— Ronald Reagan

All of us need to be in touch with a mysterious, tantalizing source of inspiration that teases our sense of wonder and goads us on to life’s next adventure.

— Rob Brezsny

David Bowie was my creative northstar, a muse, an inspiration to me from the age of 8. He was a special soul on a mission, and the mission is now complete. I know he is truly home now among the stars.

— Eileen Anglin

Motivation gets you started, and inspiration keeps you going.

— Brandon Garic Notch

My dad and I are best friends. He’s pretty much responsible for the way I turned out. He would provide a little artistic inspiration here and there in the form of a guitar, stuff like that.

— Trent Reznor

A bowl of diligence and perseverance, a cup of faith and a pinch of inspiration mixed with a spoon of contentment are the ingredients of a delicious success. Cook yours well.

— Joe Mari Fadrigalan

A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man’s success.

— Kailash Kher

Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

You can be whoever you want to be. Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration and effort.

— A.D. Aliwat, Alpha

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

The greatest inspiration you can find in this world is “YOU” when you help someone, encourage them, praise them, smile at them or just be kind to them that is a huge Inspiration to you and them!!

— Angie karan

All you can ever achieve is a sense of your soul. You gain little glimpses of its light, colors, and contours. You feel the inspiration of its possibilities and the wonder of its mysteries.

— John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one’s nose, taking shortcuts.

— Italo Calvino

inspiration is not a thing, its every thing, open your eyes and inspiration is everywhere.

— L.L. Caulton

An example is the best inspiration for a young mind.

— Debasish Mridha

You always draw inspiration from your family or your parents if they’ve proven to be inspirational. My mother is someone who’s always been inspirational to me.

— Dustin Clare

Let these words be your guide; money or no money, houses or no houses, cars or no cars, never turn down the divine assignment of God for your life. Become an inspiration to another life through good service and healthy relationship.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

I have found more inspiration in the cottages of fishermen than in the palaces of the rich.

— Wilfred Grenfell

Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you.

— H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Take on the challenge and find inspiration in the process.

— Stefan Baumann

If you want to find inspiration Dare to fall, because the view down there is deep.

— Vanessa

Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries.

— Patty Duke

Study yourself and develop your personal inspiration routine, applying it to your life every day to help you create the extraordinary life you deserve.

— Mensah Oteh

Customers often know more about your products than you do. Use them as a source of inspiration and ideas for product development.

— David J. Greer, Wind In Your Sails

Nothing like an orange and olive green-striped couch sitting on orange carpet and surrounded by dark wood paneling to get the inspiration rolling.

— Erynn Mangum, Sketchy Behavior

Where your soul meets your purpose is the azimuth known as your passion and from there you can plot points of inspiration and achievable goals.

— Donavan Nelson Butler, Master Sergeant US Army

You are not your skin. You are not your body. You are a soul. You are a cell in the body of the Divine. You are a magnificent product of Divine Creation. You are a moment of inspiration made manifest in a human body.

— Yancy Lael, Soulful Skincare: The ultimate guide to radically transforming your complexion

LOVE should be the inspiration when Lover is the Surprise, and when LOVE is the Surprise , then Loved one must be the inspiration!

— Madan Mohan Mahapatra

One proof of the inspiration of the Bible is that it has withstood so much poor preaching.

— A.T. Robertson

Most of life is routine-dull and grubby but routine is the mountain 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

Creativity vs. inspiration: inspiration makes a copy, creativity makes something completely new.

— Hannah Garrison

And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.

— John Sergeant Wise

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

— Thomas Alva Edison

We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter.

— John D. Rockefeller

Work filled with inspiration is worship. A heart filled with courage is unbreakable. A life filled with gratitude is fulfilled.

— G.G. Renee Hill

The beauty of inspiration is its unpredictable timing.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

Nature has been for me for as long as I remember a source of solace inspiration adventure and delight a home a teacher a companion.

— Lorraine Anderson

Be the consequence of finding inspiration not rent-a-storage for one.

— Unarine Ramaru

Often the inspiration to write music comes from the voices in your head. You’re not crazy. Just be thankful they are not making you rescue people in 20-degree weather at 2:30 in the morning in the forest.

— Shannon L. Alder

Put your ears to the ground, to the sky, to the sun and the moon… tune in to Mother Earth’s sweet song. She has messages to say, knowledge to relay, inspiration to convey… there is much for you to learn. Your journey has just begun.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Love can literally transform a human being. It can make us do either heroic or evil deeds. It is the best inspiration ever.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Art of Neuroscience in Everything

Long-term goals provide focus, but inspiration comes from the accomplishment of short-term goals.

— Mensah Oteh, Wisdom Keys In Words: A collection of the Inspirational words that will change your life

Today is a great day of inspiration and gaining strength to move forward with determination and purpose.

— Lee Pryke

Amateurs look for inspiration the rest of us just get up and go to work.

— Chuck Close

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.

— Frank Tibolt

You don’t need to wait for inspiration to write. It’s easier to be inspired while writing that while not writing…

— Josip Novakovich, Fiction Writer’s Workshop

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.

— Winston Churchill

My father-in-law . . . was a great inspiration to me both in life and in his preparation for death.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I left my novels for better times, when I could dedicate the energy and enjoy the inspiration I feel while planning them; like the most delicious cherries on a cake one left for later so they can be savored to the utmost.

— Sahara Sanders, INDIGO DIARIES: A Series of Novels

education without inspiration is only a recipe for desperation

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Distinctive Footprints of Life: Where Are You Heading Towards?

Learn to draw strength and inspiration from your past victories by keeping a victory journal where you capture all of your success experiences.

— Mensah Oteh

Be a source of positive energy and inspiration for others.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

You either live to become an anchor of inspiration for those around you, or you live to become an anchor for a lesson for them. Whatever you become, it is entirely up to you to decide.

— Jellis Vaes

Leaders lead themselves first and foremost. Only then can they act as example and inspiration to others.

— Christopher Babson, Breakout Presentations: Wow! People in Business and Life

If you are really bored with life, just meet a decent magician and have a close up magic show, he will restore inspiration in your life.

— Amit Kalantri

I testify that inspiration can be the spring for every person’s hope, guidance, and strength. It is one of the magnified treasures of life. It involves coming to the infinite knowledge of God.

— James E. Faust

There’s merit in being different, inspiration in being individual, courage in being unique, and freedom in being yourself.

— Fennel Hudson, A Waterside Year – Fennel’s Journal – No. 2

If you wait for inspiration you’ll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.

— Ben Nicholas

Write and your experiences with others. Never underestimate your writings. It can bring hope and inspiration to many people.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I’ve been lucky enough that I can gather all sorts of experiences and find inspiration by traveling around and by spending time with people I admire.

— Bonnie Raitt

Don’t loaf and invite inspiration light out after it with a club.

— Jack London

Bliss is our birthright! We are born for bliss. That is the inspiration behind Living In Bliss.

— Tia Walker

As you grow old, if you don’t earn some money or inspiration out of your hobby, you will stop pursuing your hobby.

— Amit Kalantri

As we try to change society to fit our standards and bring about the sense of peace we long for, it is only when we turn inwards, clean our own backyards and serve as a source of inspiration that society will improve on its own.

— Dana Gore

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.

— Johannes Brahms

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

— Johann Gottfried Herder

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.

— Bebe Moore Campbell

Love is the strength through which a heart starts speaking, Vertiginous windstorm that opens the door to madness.An inspiration that keeps us awake whilst sleeping, Magical breeze that blows away the sadness.

— Nino Varsimashvili

Knowing that others want to read my writing is the greatest inspiration to write.

— David Rose

A part of my kind of design and inspiration ethos is that I carry around a leather notebook and I sketch in it, doodle in it, write notes in it, and I put pictures in it.

— John Varvatos

I have inspiration and feelings of being alive most every day I live.

— Judy Collins

Rags-to-riches story? I’ve heard that gospel before, no thanks. I find no greater inspiration than the riches-to-rags story of redemption, the story of God leaving His golden throne to pursue a wretch like me.

— T. William Watts

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.

— Enrique Iglesias

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The journey towards God has to be travel on your own. All the fear, setbacks, motivation, inspiration has to be pulled from inside.

— Roshan Sharma

So I just had to step up how I was doing it and the moment that I stepped up and the moment I focused all my energy on that is when things started to happen. So there’s a direct relationship between my inspiration and my output.

— Talib Kweli

For an immortal life, don’t look for power, but be the source of power and inspiration for others.

— Debasish Mridha

I love Washington. I have an affection for the place. For a satirist, I think it’s sort of Disneyland. I mean, you know, there’s always some inspiration in the morning’s headlines.

— Christopher Buckley

The single thing all women need in the world is inspiration, and inspiration comes from storytelling.

— Zainab Salbi