Bert McCracken Page

“If there is a God, he or she or it or whatever higher power there is is behind us so long as we're using our music in an inspirational way. I'm here for a reason, and I was given a talent, so I'll continue to try to use it.”

- Bert McCracken

Source/Notes: Staff (November 5, 2004) Who's your homeboy? To devotees of The Used, Bert McCracken is a higher power, Home News Tribune, p. E4.
David Cameron Page

“Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens.”

- David Cameron

Carter Burwell Page

“The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.”

- Carter Burwell

Cheryl Crawford Page

“Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.”

- Cheryl Crawford

Taylor Dayne Page

“My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse.”

- Taylor Dayne


Roma Downey Page

“This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.”

- Roma Downey

Elizabeth II Page

“What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.”

- Elizabeth II

Robin Gibb Page

“When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.”

- Robin Gibb

Michael D. Higgins Page

“I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland.”

- Michael D. Higgins

Cheryl James Page

“The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.”

- Cheryl James


George Lucas Page

“Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want.”

- George Lucas

Alexander McQueen Page

“Rap music's been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn't.”

- Alexander McQueen

Rosie O'Donnell Page

“I think that the reason for my success is that I am really not aspirational. I am inspirational in that the people at home feel like they can really relate to me.”

- Rosie O'Donnell

Lee Ritenour Page

“I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.”

- Lee Ritenour


Smokey Robinson Page

“In fact, I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album.”

- Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Page

“So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that's exactly how I approached it - only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God.”

- Smokey Robinson