Quotes & Jokes about Inspiration

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After months of speculation, the sitcom star Ellen DeGeneres admitted that yes, she's gay. Inspired by her courage, today, diet-guru Richard Simmons admitted that he is really, really, really, really gay.

George Bush inspired me because I was like hey I can do that.

Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.

God inspired me, because I was blessed with the knowledge that I wanted to do this. And my mother supported it. She said, 'Whatever it is you want to do. If you believe acting or comedy is what you really want to do, I can only tell you it's not easy, it's very hard, but I'll support you.' Her supporting me enabled me to move forward.

Don’t idolize anyone if you can. You know, be inspired by people, certainly, but don’t idolize people… Because they’ll let you down.

Once in a while you get a moment of clarity - an inspiration - and they don't come that frequently.

My inspiration is coming more and more from the way I feel and the gratitude I feel. The older you get the more humility you have.

Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Suess inspired me to try cauliflower.

People are inspired to do remarkable things to find and be with the one they love.

Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.

Everybody thought Barack Obama was going to inspire people when he came to Washington, but, you know, the Senate seems like the place where smart people go to die.

Throughout my life, I've been gratified that I've been able to keep the child in me alive and inspire others.

Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them. I hope all teachers realize that.

Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.