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.

"What you seek is seeking you." - Rumi

What you seek is seeking you.

-Rumi

Robert-Frost_Life goes on

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life – it goes on.

– Robert Frost

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.

– Henry Ford

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You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

– Wayne Gretzky

 

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

– Dr. Seuss

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

– Marcel Proust

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The quieter you become the more you can hear.

– Ram Dass

Jung_your-vision-will-become-clear

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes.

– C.G. Jung

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Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.

– Will Rogers

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

– Albert Camus

Much learning does not teach understanding.

– Heraclitus

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Nothing endures but change.

– Heraclitus

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You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

– Winston Churchill

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There is no way to happiness; happiness is the way.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

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It is through the happy sharing of your treasures that you show other people that they are treasured.

– Neale Donald Walsch

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You can accomplish anything in life, provided that you do not mind who gets the credit.

– Harry S. Truman

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It is our choices that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities.

– J.K. Rowling

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Amidst the worldly comings and goings, observe how endings become beginnings.

– Lao Tzu

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I know that I am intelligent because I know that I know nothing. 

– Socrates

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The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.

– Joseph Campbell

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