"Inspire others with your highest ideals." Audrey Flack
Nita Leland's Favorite Inspirational Quotations

The world is but a canvas to the imagination. Henry David Thoreau

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters in the end. Ursula le Guin

Many of life's failures are people who never realized how close they were to success until after they quit. Thomas Edison

Those who work only when the Muse strikes them make little progress. William V. Dunning

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Act as though it were impossible to fail. Dorothea Brandt

Listen to Everyone. Ideas come from everywhere. Tom Peters

If I can get them to think, get them to feel, get them to see, then I've done about all that I can as a teacher. Photojournalist W. Eugene Smith

Doing what you love is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness. Wes's fortune cookie

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision. James MacNeill Whistler

The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong. Laura Ingalls Wilder

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford

Enthusiasm, like the breath of God, transforms everything. Gail Sher

A goal is a dream with a deadine. Author Unknkown

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood. Tchaikovsky

I believe we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one's being, a satisfaction of spirit. Martha Graham

You can't express inspiration without skill. Stephen Nachmanovich

You don't get into the mood to create--it's discipline. Twyla Tharp

There is no state of final fulfillment; each change opens new doors and ushers in new possibilities. Margo Adair

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