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

Rita Mae Brown

A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.

Vikrant Parsai

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

Be an inspiration to others who have a negative outlook on life. Hold their hands and guide them toward the light.

Vikrant Parsai

Biological death is only a mechanical problem, it can be solved and man can live millions of years! Do not believe in life after death! Seek for the life within the life! The medusa of Turritopsis nutricula is biologically immortal and this little creature is a big inspiration for us! He who thinks positively reaches his target!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Eileen Caddy

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

Vincent van Gogh

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

Vincent Van Gogh

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.

Christian Nevell Bovee

Everyone thinks that his own thoughts are best but finds no inspiration.

Vikrant Parsai

For as long as I can remember, my mother’s been my everything. Since my father would be away in the United States six months in a year, I have grown up with her around me all the time. She has been a huge inspiration for me, not only with what she has achieved in her professional life, but also with what she is in her personal life. She has taught me what it takes to be a good human being.

Ilina Dubey

Genius is 1 inspiration and 99 perspiration.

Thomas Alva Edison

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

Thomas Alva Edison

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.

Thomas Edison

Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.

Eric A. Burns, Gossamer Commons, 08-12-05

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 decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

Socrates

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

Socrates, In "Apology," sct. 21, by Plato.

I learned...that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness.

Brenda Ueland

Inspiration always arrives unannounced.

Vanna Bonta

Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time... The wait is simply too long.

Leonard Bernstein

Inspiration may be a form of superconsciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness - I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self- consciousness.

Aaron Copland

Inspiration often precedes uncommon motivation i.e. behind every exceptional motivation there is an inspiration. Guess what? Inspirations are ceaseless until you give over i.e. until you quit inspiring those that need them. Yes, the more you inspire others the more inspirations you will encounter. I mean, inspiring others continually is similar to the law of giving which states that, the more you give out cheerfully, the more you will receive in return.

Emeasoba George

Inspiration/motivation is a booster i.e. it is a source of help or encouragement. Thus, do quest for inspirations and motivations whenever you feel dejected or depressed.

Emeasoba George

Inspiration/motivation is a prerequisite to aspiration just like competence is a prerequisite to promotion. Thus, do inspire/motivate the world so that the humankind can aspire for the good/better.

Emeasoba George

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