Quotation Explorer - 'Muse'

Cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. - William S. Burroughs
To become the love of a poet is to become both a muse and an immortal all at the same time. - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
I ache not from need -but from my heart's gluttony of you. - Muse
Everything about you resonates happinessNo I won't settle for less - Muse
Copywriting is a design muse, it carves a beautiful masterpiece in an imaginative way. - Sharen Song
Wanderess, Wanderess, weave us a story of seduction and ruse. Heroic be the Wanderess, the world be her muse. - Roman Payne
What magic is this?' the muse says to the man. 'A flower, a dream, a fairy-tale wish,' the man says to his muse. The muse smiles. - Adam Scott Wolf
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. - Ovid
Clio, the muse of history, is as thoroughly infected with lies as a street whore with syphilis. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The life of a writer is directed by a mad impulsive muse, that can tell them to cancel all their storyline: a creative divergent devil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Sensuality is beautiful, and dominance and submission in the right context is a passionate art. A muse which ignites the flame of femininity, enrapturing both partners in complete euphoria, magnifying both the masculine and the feminine in one tantalizing unit. - Sai Marie Johnson
Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. - Homer
Be determined. Be persistent. Be consistent," the muse said. "Then he looked at me and winked. "Never give up, dumb-ass. - Lani Brown
When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language. - D.H. Lawrence
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
Follow through.Make your dreams come true.Don't give up the fight.You will be alright.Cause there's no one like you in the universe - Muse
I shall adopt new Muse as fast as they appear to be true Muse. - Abraham Lincoln
One must give himself completely to his art and not hold back. Throw caution to the wind. Embrace the muse. Make love to your art. - Harley King
Deadlines help me, but my muse hates them. My muse functions in fits and starts, and tends to take very long vacations. Deadlines are like a hot poker to his ass. They force us both to sit down and write, which is what it takes to do this. - Alistair Cross
The muse is the mystic force, but you are the master. - A.D. Posey
Drawing up her spear, Ellemist lunged towards the mighty leviathan. - Muse
I'm not a big fan of inspiration. I'm too old to sit and wait for the muse to give me a little kiss... I write a lot, and I'm not afraid to make mistakes or to write badly. I can alsways fix something weak and dull. But I can't fix a blank page. - Ron Koertge
Love can be such a mysterious muse and seductress... spinning her magical web of stardust and emotional euphoria. True love sang her siren song and we wrapped that song around us like the sweetest melody. - Jaeda DeWalt
Ocular infidelity is unfortunately rampant in this so called "artist's world. - Muse
If I ever saw my muse she would be an old woman with a tight bun and spectacles poking me in the middle of the back and growling, "Wake up and write the book! - Kerry Greenwood
I’ll be blasted’, he said, ‘if I ever write another word, or try to write another word, to please Nick Greene or the Muse. Bad, good, or indifferent, I’ll write, from this day forward, to please myself - Virginia Woolf
The Muse honors the working stiff. - Steven Pressfield
Sing, Muse, of the anger of Achilles, son of Peleus... - Homer
I don't write to chase away my demons ~I wield my pen as a weapon...calling those bastards to war! - Muse
I cannot remember you when the rain flows down -I cannot remember youandmy heart begins to drown ... - Muse
File under "Hard Truths": the creative muse is fiction. If you sit around waiting for the right moment to create, you will die waiting. - Antony Johnston
It's the witching hour once more-When the Muse comes out to play.He calls me through that magic door-Where galaxies of worlds await! - Belle Whittington
Lollypop...the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks... - Muse
The most potent muse of all is our own inner child. - Stephen Nachmanovitch
Lately the muse has been treating me like Ike treated Tina. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Every writer should know their target. Aim for the heart ~ hit that and all which follows is sheer ecstasy. - Muse
When the door to my writing chamber gasps shut and the almost imperceptible sigh of a rose petal falls on my desk, I know that my muse is present. - Brandi L. Bates
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
The Muse herself makes some men inspired, from whom a chain of other men is strung out who catch their own inspiration from theirs. - Plato
I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives. - John Keats
MotherHushed and sacred silencefills the dawning skyI ponder in this momentof our journey which is nigh... - Muse
David Bowie was my creative northstar, a muse, an inspiration to me from the age of 8. He was a special soul on a mission, and the mission is now complete. I know he is truly home now among the stars. - Eileen Anglin
Don't keep your Muse locked up in the closet. Set them free to dance across the page and what they create will be a masterpiece. - Michelle C. Hillstrom
The muse is fickle; ergo, when she knocks, ANSWER! It may take a while, but trust me, she WILL knock. In the meantime, keep your ear pressed firmly to the door. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Don't analyse your muse too closely, if at all she'll turn away. - David John Griffin
Forcing the muse to let thoughts flow; equals to pushing a child, into labor. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Don't waste your time or time will waste you. - Muse
There is no place for grief in a house which serves the Muse. - Sappho
To feed your Muse, then, you should always have been hungry about life since you were a child. If not, it is a little late to start. - Ray Bradbury
We all need a muse. Someone to inspire us, to help us see the world with different eyes, and makes us want to be better than we are. - MJ Natali
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