I don’t work with inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs. I just get to work.
When you talk about inspiration, I draw inspiration from life. The people that I work with.
Writing music is not so much inspiration as hard work.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
Inspiration doesn’t really work like that – you’re not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it.
Watching my family work so hard has been so inspirational, and I think I really got their work ethic.
I look at the dancers and I get the inspiration for the work from them.
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work.
As an actress, if you find inspiration through my work, then my job is complete.
I was all about my thoughts, my work, my inspiration. I was always in hair.
Work aside, we come to New York for the possibility of interaction and inspiration.
Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Yes, and I can sit down on a white piece of paper and work because I don’t believe too much into inspiration, only I’m waiting for inspiration, work and then inspiration may come. It’s a little too easy to say that.
My biggest inspiration is to work with interesting filmmakers and learn from them in any way that I can.
I do not believe in inspiration, but I must have a title in order to work, otherwise I am lost.
I don’t believe in the model of pure inspiration. All of my creative work stems from a dialogue with others.
I got into science because I thought that, with inspiration and hard work, I could figure out how life works.
I think it’s healthy that people that work in a creative field look for inspiration in a different creative field.
I would love to do really great work and for women who are marginalised to see me as an inspiration.
Your best creative assets do not occur unless you do a mental shift. You have to be in a positive frame of mind because inspiration is fleeting. I walk to work for inspiration and to clear my mind.
All the truly great stand-ups say, ‘I go onstage, and I work on jokes. The inspiration will happen while I’m doing my work.’ To me, in the end, the surest thing is work.
My inspiration comes from so many things, it is hard to give credit to one. I find music of all kinds to be a great inspiration. A melody or a lyric can fire my imagination. Exercise is another. Endorphins fuel my thoughts – I tend to work out scenes and dialogue when I am exercising. Reading is also a great inspiration.
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.
I would probably work with Drake as he is massively inspirational to me as a writer as well as an artist. If not him, then Susan Boyle!
Inspiration is highly overrated. If you sit around and wait for the clouds to part, it’s not liable to ever happen. More often than not, work is salvation.
The knack is to find your own inspiration and take it on a journey to create work that is personal and revealing.
Patrick Swayze is a fantastic man and an inspiration to work with. He is a fearless cowboy type and a movie icon.
My mum has always been a huge inspiration for me and my work. She loves fashion and has always been so supportive.
The legacies of Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat, of Yitzhak Rabin and King Hussein, stand as an inspiration for all who work for peace.
Solitude is very important in my work as a mode of inspiration, but isolation is not good in this respect. I am not writing poetry about isolation.
I’ve been very fortunate to work for great people – so even when the political process gets ugly, I find inspiration in the people around me.
All too often, when creative people pick out someone else’s creative work as an inspiration, what they end up with is very, very far from the original.
The way my father worked altruistically and the manner in which he used to go behind bars and come back home smilingly was inspirational.
I know that the nice shines I have on is going to pass. The nice cars will pass. All that will stay is the music and the work. That’s where I get the inspiration to help people out and work.
My father was a great inspiration, and there was a bit of competition between us. He’d work in his studio, and I’d work in my space, but the door was always half open.
I always look for inspiration, and the creativity of artists is an essential element to my life, my work, and my happiness.
I work 12 hours a day, seven days a week – and I love it. I’m creative. I feel fulfilled. I’m from a solidly lower-middle-class background; I’m not from the world that I’m in now. So I appreciate it a lot. I’ve really got a rich, full life.
In 1991, if someone came in with a $1 million budget for a boutique, I would have fainted. Nobody spent even half that. But now, the bar has risen very high.
All bronzes are made to be touched. Bronze is a sensual ‘living’ material. The sweat and oil of your palms adds to the patination.