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inspiration Quotes

32 of the best book quotes about inspiration
  1. #1
    “yes, the real miracles are the thousands of tiny people who know exactly what they are doing. I used to look for inspiration in higher places but the higher you go like to Plato or God the less space there is in which to stand.”
  2. #2
    “I made response to him with bashful forehead.
    ‘Oh, of the other poets honor and light,
    Avail me the long study and great love
    That have impelled me to explore thy volume!
    Thou art my master, and my author thou,
    Thou art alone the one from whom I took
    The beautiful style that has done honor to me.‘”
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  3. #3
    “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”
  4. #4
    “Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”
  5. #5
    “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”
  6. #6
    “I would rather fail pushing forward than in retreat.”
  7. #8
    “And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.”
  8. #9
    ″[W]ithout Richard Parker, I wouldn’t be alive today to tell you my story.”
  9. #10
    “This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you . . .”
  1. #11
    “What one man can do himself directly is but little. If however he can stir up ten others to take up the task he has accomplished much.”
  2. #12
    “You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree!”
  3. #13
    “You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may, I say.”
  4. #14
    “Promise yourself to make all your friends feel like there is something in them.”
  5. #15
    “Real education means to inspire people to live more abundantly, to learn to begin with life as they find it and make it better,”
  6. #16
    “The purpose of the salon was partly to entertain and partly to educate the guests. By sharing ideas and debating philosophical points, artists found new inspiration for their work.”
  7. #17
    “Strengthen the individual. Start with yourself. Take care with yourself. Define who you are. Refine your personality. Choose your destination and articulate your Being. As the great nineteenth-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche so brilliantly noted, ‘He whose life has a why can bear almost any how.‘”
  8. #18
    “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is You-er than You!”
  9. #19
    “Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.”
  10. #20
    “Returning from work feeling inspired, safe, fulfilled and grateful is a natural human right to which we are all entitled and not a modern luxury that only a few lucky ones are able to find.”
  1. #21
    “Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire.”
  2. #22
    “As good as gold,” said Bob, “and better. Somehow he gets thoughtful, sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see.”
  3. #23
    “KID, YOU’LL MOVE MOUNTAINS!”
  4. #24
    ″[Visualize] the ideal lifestyle you dream of . . . Think in concrete terms so that you can vividly picture what it would be like to live in a clutter-free space . . . try looking in interior decorating magazines...”
  5. #25
    “The stories of past courage can define that ingredient—they can teach, they can offer hope, they can provide inspiration.”
  6. #26
    “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
  7. #27
    “This is the other secret that real artists know and wannabe writers don’t. When we sit down each day and do our work, power concentrates around us. The Muse takes note of our dedication. She approves. We have earned favor in her sight. When we sit down and work, we become like a magnetized rod that attracts iron filings. Ideas come. Insights accrete.”
  8. #28
    “Among the mud and ashes of extravagance and nonsense there is from time to time a piece of pure gold cut up, ready smelted from the central fires of truth.”
  9. #29
    “You are not a forsaken offshoot of physical matter, nor is your consciousness meant to vanish like a puff of smoke.”
  10. #30
    “Inspiration and information without personal application will never amount to transformation.”
  11. #31
    “Just as anyone who listens to the muse will hear, you can write out of your own intention or out of inspiration. There is such a thing. It comes up and talks. And those who have heard deeply the rhythms and hymns of the gods, can recite those hymns in such a way that the gods will be attracted.”
  12. #32
    “When you find a writer who really is saying something to you, read everything that writer has written and you will get more education and depth of understanding out of that than reading a scrap here and a scrap there and elsewhere. Then go to people who influenced that writer, or those who were related to him, and your world builds together in an organic way that is really marvelous.”
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