Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere.
Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
Quote from Inspiration Line12/3/07
are like stars ... you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will
lead you to your destiny.
Quote from Inspiration Line7/2/07
learned... that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic,
striving, but it comes to 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."
Brenda Ueland, Author
Quote from Inspiration Line 3/19/07
have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover
will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
Quote from Inspiration Line 9/4/06
is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring
to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source,
you will truly have defeated age.
Quote from Inspiration Line 8/21/06
music of Mozart is of such purity and beauty that one feels he merely found it
that it has always existed as part of the inner beauty of the universe
waiting to be revealed.
Quote from Inspiration Line 7/17/06
will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly
have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.
Quote from Inspiration Line 9/5/05
is the beginning of creation; you imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine;
and at last you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw
Quote from Inspiration Line 1/31/05
one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams, and endeavors to lead
a life which they have imagined, they will meet with a success unexpected in common
Henry David Thoreau
Quote from Inspiration Line 1/24/05
artist dips his brush into his soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher, US Abolitionist & Clergyman (1813 - 1887)
Quote from Inspiration Line 2/2/04
I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide
us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly.
Shakti Gawain, Motivational Speaker & Author
Quote from Inspiration Line 11/17//03
all know the old adage that timing is everything ... the truth actually
lies in learning to operate intuitively so we can hear when the 'Universe opens
to show us what is possible.'
Chelle Thompson, Editor
of Inspiration Line
Quote from Inspiration Line 10/27//03
your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints
of your ultimate achievements.
Hill, American Author & Teacher (1883-1970)
Quote from Inspiration Line 2/3//03
let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's
your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and
make it the life you want to live.
great successful men of the world have used their imagination ... think ahead
and create their mental picture in all it details, filling in here, adding a little
there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building-steadily building.
you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
people engage that creative part of their minds and ask, "Well, I wonder
how else I can look at this problem? I wonder how else I could deal with this
decision? I wonder what other possibilities I have there?
allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom
that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"
Bill Bradley (Values of the Game)
is as good as many voyages and how much cheaper.
George W. Curtis
is our ability to see inwardly and picture there that which has not yet appeared
outwardly. Imagination is God's gift to us.
is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be
narrow-minded and all too prudent. Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination;
do not become the slave of your model.
your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing
that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity ... and some
scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is
cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover
something that is true.
is more important than knowledge.
is with the heart that one sees rightly; what is essential is invisible to the
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having
was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given
to us to console us for what we are.
brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has
ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness
of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work, risking, and
by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful:
creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play
instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects
creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures
in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions
that the rest of us accept.
John W. Gardner
comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Rita Mae Brown (Starting From Scratch)
believe that none of us ever fails at anything. Every time we create something
we are successful at creation. However, we do make some poor choices about what
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.
creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn't need problems solved
immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas.
is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
is important to do what you don't know how to do. It is important to see your
skills as keeping you from learning what is deepest and most mysterious. If you
know how to focus, unfocus. If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start
is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things
cannot be changed.
Tom Clancy (Debt of Honor)
of what you will create is for your enrichment or is a stepping stone to other
better, more insightful work. Maybe once or twice in a lifetime you will be recognized
with the kudos of the public, so in the meantime, create for yourself.
Don Hahn (Dancing Corn Dogs in the Night: Reawakening Your Creative Spirit)
need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have
been set up by a particular sequence of experience.
Edward de Bono (Serious Creativity)
I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine,
and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales. I scratch my head with the lightning and
purr myself to sleep with the thunder.
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