Each step may seem to take forever, but no matter how uninspired you feel, continue to follow your practice schedule precisely and consistently. This is how we can use our greatest enemy, habit, against itself.— Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Surprising Uninspiring quotations
Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired.
The truth of Zen, just a little bit of it, is what turns one's humdrum life, a life of monotonous, uninspiring commonplaceness, into one of art, full of genuine inner creativity.
Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the 'creative bug' is just a wee voice telling you, 'I'd like my crayons back, please.
Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired
Don't die with your music still inside.
I may be uninspiring, but I'll be damned if I'm alien.
The greatest source of inspiration is hard work.
Of course, I also believe in inspiration itself, but sometimes you have to provoke it, call on it repeatedly, even though it may take a while. There are times when I feel uninspired and I don't want to compose. I call these my 'bewitched' periods. I have to be touched with a magic wand.
There is no such thing as a lazy person; he is either sick or uninspired.
You have to leave the window open for better classes to come along as you go.
You can't grow too proud of your script. You have to let the thing shape itself. It guarantees the best classes will always be used and it also keeps you from going braindead. If you grow bored and uninspired working on something, the audience will be able to tell.
If you can shoot well, all you need is a disposable, toy camera or a camera phone to create great work. If you're not talented, it doesn't matter if you buy a Nikon D3X or Leica; your work will still be uninspired.
If God himself was not willing to use coercion to force man to accept certain religious views, man, uninspired and liable to error, ought not to use the means that Jehovah would not employ.
When a writer develops a story, he is confronted with a poison that is inside him. If you don't have that poison, your story will be boring and uninspired. It's like fugu: The flesh of the pufferfish is extremely tasty, but the roe, the liver, the heart can be lethally toxic.
To be ignorant of one's own ignorance is to be in an unprogressive, uninspired state of existence.
There are times when I feel uninspired and I don't want to compose.
I call these my 'bewitched' periods. I have to be touched with a magic wand.
It is the old experience that a rude instrument in the hand of a master craftsman will achieve more than the finest tool wielded by the uninspired journeyman.
The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
To know that the Bible is the literature of a barbarous people, to know that it is uninspired, to be certain that the supernatural does not and cannot exist - all this is but the beginning of wisdom.
I really dont like the idea of people knowing what I am doing.
I find telling everybody what you had for breakfast is really uninspiring.
I guess the reasons against having more children always seem uninspiring and superficial. What exactly am I missing out on? Money? A few more hours of sleep? A more peaceful meal? More hair? These are nothing compared to what I get from these five monsters who rule my life.
Many years ago I remember a famous actress explaining to me with perfect seriousness that before making an entrance she always stood aside to allow God to go on first. I can also remember that on that particular occasion He gave a singularly uninspired performance.
I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time.
I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful.
But rather than trying to understand and rise above them, as leaders should, the [presedential] campaigns have often simply channeled these negative emotions. This has made the substance and tone of much of the discussion not only unpleasant and uninspiring, but the acrimony and divisiveness are not healthy for our democracy.
I do not see how it is possible for an intelligent human being to conclude that the Song of Solomon is the work of God, and that the tragedy of Lear was the work of an uninspired man.
I find the idea of today's icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring.
It is never too late to be who you want to be.
I refuse to make uninspired music.
You can't inspire people if you are going to be uninspiring.
Is there any progress in horticulture? If not, it is dead, uninspiring.
We cannot live in the past good as it is; we must draw our inspiration from the future.
But I would never insult the people that love this music and I would never insult the blessing of music in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music.
An uninspiring canvas becomes a glamorous masterpiece when it is reattributed to a better-known artist.
I'm not terribly happy about rock and roll.
Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing; it makes you feel like an idiot.
The only way for us to have long-term happiness is to live by our highest ideals.
Lost in a gloom of uninspired research.
Don't live so that your children go unled because of habits that leave you uninspired.