'The strong are strengthened by defeats.' Antoine de Saint-Exupery
'A poem is the image of life expressed in its eternal truth.' PB Shelley
'Ask me not what I have, but what I am.' Heinrich Heine
'A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit drieth the bones.' Proverbs 17: 22
'Do not fear going forward slowly, fear only to stand still.' Chinese Wisdom
'Inspiration is the art of drawing up a chair to the writing desk.' Anon
'There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.' Edith Wharton
All the blogs I follow are inspiring in their own ways so I hesitate to choose only a few but I haven't mentioned the following for a while: inspiring daughter Vikki ; prolific author Paula Martin; fabulous Talli; talented Joanna; informative Carol; and interesting Jean.