My Favorite Quotes

Show Franz Liszt - “Inspiration is enough to give expression to the tone in singing, especially when the song is without words.”
Show Karl Lagerfeld - “Yes, and I can sit down on a white piece of paper and work because I don't believe too much into inspiration, only I'm waiting for inspiration, work and then inspiration may come. It's a little too easy to say that.”
Show Thomas Edison - “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
Show Charles Baudelaire - “Inspiration comes of working every day.”
Show Robert Bresson - “When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration.”
Show Winston Churchill - “We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.”
Show Robin Gibb - “Everyone's looking to the urban scene for inspiration now.”
Show Stephen Gardiner - “The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.”
Show Stephen Gardiner - “Human requirements are the inspiration for art.”
Show Ang Lee - “Directing, I get all kinds of inspiration. It's working with people. It's a lot more fun.”
Show Elvis Stojko - “When you're younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it - I found it again - that's where you can draw from. That's where you draw your strength from.”
Show John Kricfalusi - “The only character I ever remember actually creating in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor. God planted that in my head in an instant.”
Show Emily Carr - “Oh, Spring I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching.”
Show Van Morrison - “When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration.”
Show Jude Law - “Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage.”
Show Tom Wilkinson - “If the script is telling the story well, that is your inspiration, and you do not need to go somewhere else.”
Show Nick Cave - “An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.”
Show Leon Uris - “I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.”
Show Larry Niven - “In general, I don't know when inspiration will pop up.”
Show Ram Dass - “Inspiration is God making contact with itself.”
Show William McKinley - “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.”
Show Birch Bayh - “Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration.”
Show John Updike - “Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered.”
Show Duncan Sheik - “Because of my Buddhist practice, I'm never lacking for inspiration.”
Show Billy Sheehan - “As far as current inspiration, I'm listenting to a lot of flamenco, because the techniques used for flamenco can be adapted to playing bass.”

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