inspiration

A Quote by Dolly Parton on inspiration

When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.

Dolly Parton

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A Quote by Democritus on divinity, enthusiasm, inspiration, madness, and poets

Whatever a poet writes with enthusiasm and a divine inspiration is very fine. Earliest reference to the madness or divine inspiration of poets.

Democritus (460 - 400 BC)

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on architecture, fate, god, and inspiration

Each one of us is the architect of his own fate; and he is unfortunate indeed who will try to build himself without the inspiration of God, without realizing that he grows from within, not from without.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: True End of Life, The Instructor, Jan., 1964, p. 1.

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on death, divinity, eternity, family, inspiration, and possessions

The dearest possession a man has is his family. In the divine assurance that family ties may transcend the boundaries of death, and may continue throughout endless ages of eternity, I find supreme consolation and inspiration.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by David Lawrence Dewey on belief, history, inspiration, mankind, time, and understanding

Through the sands of time . . . the written word has changed the course of history, inspired many to fight for their beliefs and most importantly . . . elevated mankind to a higher understanding of man's inhumanity to mankind.

David Lawrence Dewey

Source: David Lawrence Dewey's World

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A Quote by Dame Edith Sitwell on art, boredom, inspiration, and unhappiness

I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.

Dame Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

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A Quote by Cole Porter on inspiration

All the inspiration I ever needed was a phone call from a producer.

Cole Porter (1891 - 1964)

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A Quote by Claude Adrien Helvetius on desires, glory, happiness, honor, humanity, inspiration, justice, love, men, and virtue

There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors. . . . But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.

Claude Adrien Helvetius (1715 - 1771)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on divinity, inspiration, and soul

There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on books, contempt, desires, glory, inspiration, motivation, names, and praise

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: Tusculanes Disputationes, 44 B.C.

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