All my stories take place on the West Coast – not the beach, but smaller inland towns. I feel homesick, and I find inspiration in capturing that.
It’s not until I hear songs that I’ve done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the ’60s and ’70s has been.
In 2006, when I had come very close to calling my agent and telling him I needed to take a break, NaNoWriMo was where I found my inspiration again.
In Roslyn, Pennsylvania, we started our real-life family circus. They provided the inspiration for my cartoons. I provided the perspiration.
Humans of New York’ did not result from a flash on inspiration. It grew from five years of experimenting, tinkering, and messing up.
The University of Maryland was an inspiration for me, and the relationships I made there have lasted a lifetime.
To me, it’s all about inspiration. What gets me creatively excited is a challenge.
Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
I drew a lot of inspiration from the Ginuwines, the Ushers, the Michael Jacksons, the James Browns, Sam Cooke.
I’d seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn’t use them necessarily as inspiration.
Every great inspiration is but an experiment – though every experiment we know, is not a great inspiration.
Periodically, I return to the classics for inspiration and refreshment.
This was all the inspiration it took: We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines. We personally take care of everything, from fulfillment to answering the mail.
Revelations are conveyed in a variety of ways, including, for example, dreams, visions, conversations with heavenly messengers, and inspiration. Some revelations are received immediately and intensely some are recognized gradually and subtly.
I travel a lot, but I don’t come away with new inspiration.
The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then. I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
When I am having my picture taken, I channel Beyonce. In the studio, my inspiration is Adele.
Writing, for me, is very inspiration-dependent. And inspiration can be a jerk.
In its lowest, most common form, inspiration is simple charisma that becomes magnified by the media, as with Ronald Reagan or Bill Clinton.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man’s faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
I’m not a video brat. I don’t derive all my inspiration through movies. I get it from a lot of other places, too.
We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
When we launched The Deck, I hoped other networks would take inspiration from it and figure out how to increase engagement while minimizing clutter. I even tried to sell my studio’s media clients on the notion of fewer, better-priced, better-targeted ads.
My brother was always in bands and on the road when I was a kid and he was my inspiration. He never made it with a big band, in fact he never made a record. Here he is fifty-something years old.
I believe in divine inspiration and things like that and I really relish a good, attentive, participating audience.
A part of my kind of design and inspiration ethos is that I carry around a leather notebook and I sketch in it, doodle in it, write notes in it, and I put pictures in it.
I’m a little younger than these guys, but I would say all of us are huge fans of the original ‘MacGyver’ series, and obviously we found that inspiration for the original pitch for ‘MacGruber.’
What is he? He’s a puppeteer and he’s got a lot of inspiration all around him, and the fact that they can manipulate the expressions now with ease compared to what it used to be.
The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice.
Just as we rely on Israel as a continual source of inspiration and renewal, Israel relies on us.
In general, I don’t know when inspiration will pop up.
I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.
I have no particular inspiration, but I do find Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut amazing.
I get I style inspiration everywhere: the streets of New York, magazines… everywhere!
Inspiration can come from anywhere. But I do love actors. I wish I could drop a bunch of names, but there are just too many.
All my inspiration comes from life. That’s how it never stops, in a way.
To be under occupation, to be under siege, is not a good inspiration for poetry.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
Writers do draw inspiration from their own lives, which, quite frankly, might be more interesting than fiction.
I get most of my inspiration from older records and older production styles, and that ends up rearing its head in the records that I make.
If I had any real idea of exactly where inspiration comes from, I’d go there, find the foolish thing, bottle it, sell it, and retire to Tuscany.
Japan, for me, will always be my inspiration source.
My great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, was my biggest hero in life, my biggest inspiration behind everything I do.
My inspiration was the game itself, not any individual player in it.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
I don’t like re-writing very much. The fourth and the fifth draft – that’s too much like work. There’s not much inspiration about it, and the lawyerly side kicks in – being very careful and somewhat technical.
Most of my inspiration, if that’s the word, came from books themselves.
The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
I was big into grunge, like Nirvana and Hole, when I was younger, which has been a really huge inspiration because of its rawness and honesty.
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
I value teaching. It’s one of the places I get inspiration, engagement.
If the script is telling the story well, that is your inspiration, and you do not need to go somewhere else.
For me, our beaches have always been a source of personal inspiration.
Though I may deny poets their monopoly on inspiration, I still place them in a select group of Fortune’s darlings.
When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration.
You get your inspiration – suggestions – wherever you have to, even from your mother.
Love should be an inspiration, not an obligation.