Best inspirational quotes

Mr Pickwicks - inspirational quote -

What’s your favourite inspirational quote of all time?
Mr Pickwicks - inspirational quote -

Photograph & print by Mr Pickwicks

Do you have a favourite inspirational quote? Something to help you battle creative block, a tricky situation… or simply some nice words to live by? We asked a bunch of lovely designer-makers for their favourites. Share yours in the Comments box below xx

Harvest Textiles: “Less talk, more make.”

Hyshil Sander: “I am no bird, and no net ensures me; I am a human being with an independent will.” – Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brönte

Lisa Congdon - George Eliot quote -

Hand-lettered quote by Lisa Congdon –

Patty Benson: “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris

Yas Imamura: “Make good art.” – Neil Gaiman

Heather Moore, aka Skinny LaMinx: “Think thrice, measure twice, cut once.”

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Photo and hand-lettered print by Lily Willow Designs

Sonya Philip: “My hand will always be imperfect because it’s human… I think that’s where the beauty is.” – Margaret Kilgallen

Vanessa Lurie, Wanderlust: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Plato

What’s your favourite quote? Tell us in the Comments box below xx