Quotes That Inspire
Being creative is not a hobby. It’s a way of life.
Some days I wake up and wonder how I managed to turn what I love to do into a career. Moxie and Oliver
Create … Mark Twain
Nothing is too great, and nothing is too small, to commit into the hands of the Lord.
Jesus is the gift that keeps on giving.
[Being] Patient is not about how long you can wait, but how well you behave yourself whiles waiting! Richard F. Tetteh
To make the most of your time, use some of it to pray.
Great faith is often built during times of great trial.
Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet have believed. John 20:29
Big lessons can be learned from little children.
Children may close their ears to advice, but their eyes are always open to example.
God speaks to those who take time to listen.
It’s a mistake to think that we can impress the world by compromising with it.
The good news is not that Jesus lived and died; but that He died, and lives.
All creation sings God’s praise.
As light overcomes darkness, goodness can overcome evil.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In Christ the hopeless find hope.
Big lessons can be learned from little children.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. Carl Jung
Great gain often comes through great loss.
Faith focuses on God, instead of life’s problems.
Scatter smiles along the pathway of life. E. G. White
Only Christ could build a bridge to God with just two pieces of wood.
Ideas are funny little things. They won’t work unless you do.
Prayer is the worlds’ most advanced WI-FI connection.
Design is thinking made visual. Saul Bass
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. Charles R. Swindoll
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. Mikhail Baryshnikov
When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills. Chinese proverb
You don’t take a photograph, you make it. Ansel Adams
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. Aristotle
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. Jonathan Swift
Writing is thinking on paper. William Zinsser
Execution [implementation] is the key to making ideas happen.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another. Plato
It is possible to be effectively doing while you are delightfully being, in your ordinary workaday world. David Allen
Designing is thinking in color. Chris Teske
One day a man was walking along the beach when he noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean.
Approaching the boy, he asked, “What are you doing?”
The youth replied, “Throwing starfish back into the ocean. The surf is up and the tide is going out. If I don’t throw them back, they’ll die.”
“Son,” the man said, “don’t you realize there are miles and miles of beach and hundreds of starfish? What you’re doing can’t make a difference!”
After listening politely, the boy bent down, picked up another starfish, and threw it back into the surf.
Then, smiling at the man, he said…”it made a difference for that one.” Adaptation of The Starfish Story. Original by Loren Eisley
Where there’s a need, there’s a way.
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.
George Bernard Shaw
We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we
created them. Albert Einstein
The human mind and spirit have many more resources than you realize. They reign over a vast territory of undiscovered potential.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with
sense, reason, and intellect, has intended us to forgo their use.
Minds are like parachutes… they only function when open. Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. Booker T. Washington
Invest your life in what pays eternal dividends.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
Let us rejoice in the truth, wherever we find its lamp burning.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We are at our best when we serve others.
Wisdom begins in wonder. Socrates
Little hinges swing big doors. W. Clement Stone
Yesterday was the past, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift; that’s why they call it the Present.
Character, not circumstances, make the man. Booker T. Washington
A wise man’s actions speak for themselves.
If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author, and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page. Mark Houlahan
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeves
Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert Schuller
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller
Maturity of mind is capacity to endure uncertainty. Confucius
An idea isn’t responsible for the people who believe it.
The wise man never loses his temper. Cicero
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
William Ralph Inge
In the long run, men only hit what they aim at. Henry David Thoreau
I used to believe that anything was better than nothing. Now I know that sometimes nothing is better. Glenda Jackson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens: but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller