Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
My daughter is my greatest inspiration.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Inspiration comes from so many sources. Music, other fiction, the non-fiction I read, TV shows, films, news reports, people I know, stories I hear, misheard words or lyrics, dreams
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Inspiration and genius
one and the same.
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
Jean de la Bruyere
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
I dwell in possibility.
From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!
William Allen White
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Great hopes make great men.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon… must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Ideas shape the course of history.
John Maynard Keynes
I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.