Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. –Steve Jobs

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. –Ronald Reagan

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. –Aristotle Onassis

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. –Johannes Brahms

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. –Jimmy Dean

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. –Vince Lombardi

You can’t expect to hit the jackpot if you don’t put a few nickels in the machine. Flip Wilson

Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going. –Norman Cousins

If you’ve got a talent, protect it. –Jim Carrey

If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud. –Emile Zola

Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it’s what I call the ‘momily’ – the inspirational and instructive mom-isms that every family has. –Christine Pelosi

There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration. –Boris Vallejo

I do a lot of inspirational talks for kids, to motivate them to change their lives and give them hope. –Adam Beach

You never know when some small thing will lead to a big idea. Travel is very inspirational – but it’s in the ordinary that I find my themes of love and work and family. –Adriana Trigiani

I think if there’s something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn’t have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please – not that it’s not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for. –Brittany Murphy

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.–Helen Keller

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.– Francis of Assisi

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. –Oscar Wilde

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.– John F. Kennedy

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. –Salvador Dali

An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose. –Langston Hughes

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. –Michelangelo

Every artist writes his own autobiography. –Havelock Ellis

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still. –Dorothea Lange