Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
— Giacomo Puccini

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
Florence Scovel Shinn faculty quote

We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind.
— Thornton Wilder

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
— John Ciardi

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
— faculty quotation by Clare Boothe Luce