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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.
Eileen Caddy
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line12/3/07

Dreams are like stars ... you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.
Author Unknown
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line7/2/07

I 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
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 3/19/07

You 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.
Alan Alda
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 9/4/06

There 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.
Sophia Loren
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 8/21/06

The 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.
Albert Einstein
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 7/17/06

You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.
Jerry Gillies
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 9/5/05

Imagination 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
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 1/31/05

If 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 hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 1/24/05

Every artist dips his brush into his soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher, US Abolitionist & Clergyman (1813 - 1887)
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 2/2/04

What 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
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 11/17//03

We 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
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 10/27//03

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Napoleon Hill, American Author & Teacher (1883-1970)
Inspirational Quote from Inspiration Line 2/3//03

Don't 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.
— Mae Jemison

The 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.
— Robert Collier

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward

Successful 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?
— Jim Rohn

Imagination 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)

Imagination is as good as many voyages — and how much cheaper.
— George W. Curtis

Imagination is our ability to see inwardly and picture there that which has not yet appeared outwardly. Imagination is God's gift to us.
Donald Curtis

It 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.
— Vincent van Gogh

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
— Robert H. Schuller

The 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 imagination itself.
— William Blake

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
— Mark Twain

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.
— William Inge

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
— Albert Einstein

It is with the heart that one sees rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
— Leo Burnett

Imagination 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.
— Mack McGinnis

Be 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: yourself.
— Alan Alda

The 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 it loves.
— Carl Jung

The 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

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
— Rita Mae Brown (Starting From Scratch)

I 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 we create.
— Unknown

I 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.
— Brenda Ueland

The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn't need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas.
— Abe Tannenbaum

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
— Herman Melville

It 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 chaos.
— Carlos Casteneda

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed.
— Tom Clancy (Debt of Honor)

Most 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)

We 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)

When 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.
— Mark Twain

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The ones for which we were unable to verify sources are labeled as "Unknown." If you notice any quotes that are incorrect
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