Favorite Quotations ~  Inspiration This Is Your Life, Not A Dress Rehearsal

"Love is a constant source of inspiration, surprise, and wonderment." ~ Gloria Estefan

Tagore on inspiration

Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. ~ Thomas Edison

The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation. ~ Comer Cotrell

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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

If I think, everything is lost. ~ Paul Cézanne

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

Inspiration follows aspiration. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

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

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! ~ Melissa Etheridge

I did not write it (Uncle Tom's Cabin). God wrote it. I merely did his dictation. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

I feel again a spark of that ancient flame. ~ Virgil

If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you can’t find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two times—but never three. ~ Robert Motherwell

If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break and the instrument be shattered into fragments. ~ Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning. It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us. ~ Peter De Vries

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