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.
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.
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 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.
Inspiration/motivation is a recourse i.e. inspiration/motivation is often a source of empowerment/strenght/encouragement/upliftment. Therefore, do quest for inspirations/motivations whenever you feel depressed/disspirited/dejected. For surely, they can/will uplift/beef up/recoup your about to fall or already fallen spirit/morale/enthusiasm.
Inspiration/motivation kills depression, it discourages frustration, it relieves anxiety and even strenghtens/energizes the human morale/immune system. So, do go for inspirations/motivations. For, you will always be glad that you did. ~Emeasoba George.
More or less, what causes desperation/depression/hopelessness is nothing but lack of motivation/inspiration i.e. anyone who is not always inspired/motivated is likely to be despaired/desperate/hopeless in life. But on the other hand, anyone who is often inspired/motivated will hardly feel depressed/despaired/hopeless in life. Therefore, do source/search/go for inspirations/motivations as often as you can.
Ordinary people aren't going to give up emotions and inspiration just because science sniffs at subjectivity. Science shouldn't be so edgy and defensive. Vandals aren't going to smash their way into laboratories and throw Bibles at the equipment.
Since I've been in the education business - often the only way to relate to teachers, parents & children - are with words of wisdom. If I could know all the wise books by heart - I would stand a chance at being a better Headmaster. Also for when it comes to my family & friends - that knowledge would always be there to give inspiration & encouragement & tell me who can't use that with their relatives!
The drama's altar isn't on the stage: it is candle-sticked and flowered in the box office. There is the gold, though there be no frankincense or myrrh; and the gospel for the day always The Play will Run for a Year. The Dove of Inspiration, of the desire for inspiration, has flown away from it; and on it's roof, now, the commonplace crow caws candidly.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
The primary goal of the words of a motivation or an inspiration in life is the very first action to generate an awakening of the heart to last as the encouragement of the mind to find the peace of the soul sustainably on a whole."~Anuj Somany
There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrelated to questions of power and privilege or the artist's relation to bread and blood. In this view, the channel of art can only become clogged and misdirected by the artist's concern with merely temporary and local disturbances. The song is higher than the struggle.
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.