Songwriter's Journal


New Inspirational Quotes Every Week to Spark the Muse

Need a few words of inspiration to get the creative juices flowing?

The Songwriter's Journal provides two inspirational quotes each week to provide just just a spark.

We have chosen 52 inspirational quotes from thousands available to find just the right ones for that special breed of creative folk -- the songwriter.

We have also researched and collected 52 quotes from songwriters themselves. You'll not only find these inspirational, but sometimes amusing as well.



Here are just a few examples of the inspirational and songwriter quotes included in The Songwriter's Journal:

Inspirational Quotes

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

-- Mark Twain

“The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it - so fine that we often are on the line and do not know it.”

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Songwriter Quotes

“I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I’ll die like a poet.”

-- Bob Dylan

“I don't want you to play me a riff that's going to impress Joe Satriani; give me a riff that makes a kid want to go out and buy a guitar and learn to play.”

-- Ozzy Osbourne