What inspires? What sparks creation?

There are as many answers to this as there are ideas. Leading clients through the ideation process is one of the several services we provide at Dawn. Often we use quotes to spark a discussion. We seek out quotes where the writer skillfully uses words to express and illuminate an idea in a powerful or provocative way. You’ll find some of our favorites here, including ones that have the power to alter a mindset. If you’re looking for a favorite author or a particular subject, use our search function to find these quotes from the illuminating nuggets we’ve collected.


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

– Dr. Seuss

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

It’s only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

– The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

 

In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

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It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.

– Jean-Luc Godard

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People love others not for who they are but for how they make them feel.

– I Federman

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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

– Lao Tzu

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A leader is a dealer in hope.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

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The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.

– Meister Eckhart

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Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.

– James Dean

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If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.

– Rumi

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Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

– Francis Bacon

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No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves to today.

– Brendan Francis

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