Spark Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Spark Quotes from Rand Paul, Jimmy Page, Eva Marie, Emmanuel Sanders, Haile Selassie. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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I want to collect more records from terrorists, but less records from innocent Americans. The Fourth Amendment was what we fought the Revolution over! John Adams said it was the spark that led to our war for independence, and I’m proud of standing for the Bill of Rights, and I will continue to stand for the Bill of Rights.
Rand Paul
I’m always looking for the creative spark. Always.
Jimmy Page
I just can’t be with someone who’s afraid to voice their opinions, or who can’t butt heads once in a while. I’m a straight shooter, and I think a bit of that spark is healthy in any kind of relationship.
Eva Marie
I needed a change of scenery, and it feels good to have a change of scenery. And what a great locker room the 49ers have here. I’m just trying to come in and bring even more positive energy and bring another spark to this offense.
Emmanuel Sanders
Peace demands the united efforts of us all. Who can foresee what spark might ignite the fuse?
Haile Selassie
When you find great songs, and somehow you get a spark in a little way, it can become brand new.
Joe Nichols
Sometimes, a concept is needed to spark myself and the vocalist; sometimes a concept isn’t necessary for that spark. It all depends on the moment, because I don’t want to be that dude that every album has to be this story or that story.
Adrian Younge
What sets ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ apart is Riggs’s use of ‘found’ photographs as a spark of inspiration for the narrative. ‘Found’ describes art created from common objects that are not normally considered art.
Claire Cameron
There is in us a spark of something good, something right and beautiful.
Rick Tumlinson
I’ve lost much of my heart and the spark or fire that once ‘created,’ or produced, the art of fiction.
Rick Bass
As a young child, I played the violin. I think that that started the spark.
Peggy Fleming
Creativity is a spark. It can be excruciating when we’re rubbing two rocks together and getting nothing. And it can be intensely satisfying when the flame catches and a new idea sweeps around the world.
Jonah Lehrer
I had a slight hope the phrase ‘spark joy’ might become popular, as it was the keyword that I wanted to put forward in the first place.
Marie Kondo
The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
I was much involved in the development of the spark chamber as a practical research tool.
James Cronin
If we are just specks of dust hit by lightning, if we have no spark of God in us, why not just take whatever we can and devil take the hindmost? I mean, we are fools not to do that if there is no right or wrong.
Ben Stein
The batteries are gradually becoming charged, and if the prudence of the government does not provide an outlet for the currents that are accumulating, some day the spark will be generated.
Jose Rizal
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
Alice Walker
Jack’ came from… I had the same dream since I was 10, about the world being destroyed and run by mutants. I’d find a samurai sword, pick up the girl I had a crush on, and we’d go through the land, surviving. That was the initial spark to ‘Samurai Jack.’
Genndy Tartakovsky
I know what I’m capable of. I know when the game is on the line and we need a spark play, I’m going to make that play. But we’ve got to be smart about it. Can’t be forcing a lot of things if I’m getting double-covered a lot.
A. J. Green
I want to go into science class and awaken that spark that makes learning possible.
Damian Woetzel
When I read the script of ‘Karu,’ there was a spark within, and I instantly connected with the story. I was emotionally attached to the story. After we finished shooting, I was so attached to the kid who played my daughter, I wanted to adopt her. That’s how strong my emotional attachment was with the role and the story.
Sai Pallavi
One of the main goals of the Roads to Prosperity program is to bring jobs to West Virginia and spark economic growth.
Jim Justice
My novels aren’t really generated by a single conceptual spark; it’s more a process of many different elements that come together unexpectedly over a long period of time.
Donna Tartt
We believe that housing is a power platform to spark great opportunities in people’s lives and help them achieve the American dream.
Julian Castro
The spirit or life spark which animates this manifestation could be called God.
Arthur Young
For me, inspiration isn’t a sort of spark which lights the fire of the story. It’s more like a thread, one of many, which you can tease out of a story once it’s written, if you feel so inclined.
Michelle Paver
Every so often, the hospitality industry gives us a champion – a bright spark that lights up a room and makes everyone feel that little bit extra special just by being around them. Simon Lay – aka. Charles Bronson from the East – was such a man.
Melissa Leong
I have always wanted my routine to spark joy for all people.
Katelyn Ohashi
At KIND, our purpose is to spark kindness.
Daniel Lubetzky
In the end, what’s any good reader really hoping for? That spark. That spell. That journey.
Victor LaValle
I write from a personal perspective, but sometimes seeing something in the street like that will spark something that reminds me of my own experiences.
Arlo Parks
I’m looking for the unexplainable connection and spark – real, true love.
Rachel Lindsay
That’s what I love the most about being a quarterback. Everybody looks to you to make a play. They look to you to say something that’s going to spark the team. I take full pride in that every single day.
Chad Kelly
If you’re too much in control, you feel too secure in your shoes, and where’s the emotion to keep going in life? To keep that spark going, you have to feel like an outsider.
Mariacarla Boscono
The thing I wonder about is where does Brian’s creative spark come from? Not his subjects or anything, but his spark. What makes it so great for me is that I really don’t know. There’s a mystery behind Brian, even to me.
Dennis Wilson
The spark for ‘In Praise of Slowness’ came when I began reading to my children. Every parent knows that kids like their bedtime stories read at a gentle, meandering pace. But I used to be too fast to slow down with the Brothers Grimm. I would zoom through the classic fairy tales, skipping lines, paragraphs, whole pages.
Carl Honore
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.
Victor Hugo
There’s very little that’s comparable to seeing the spark in a student’s face when she gets something that she’s been struggling with.
Alexi Zentner
I like trying to create a spark through a collaboration between me and the audience.
Tom Stoppard
I have a very staunch following, and I’ve had fan clubs all over the world. And these people I term as my ‘cheerleaders’ – my ‘spark plugs.’
Engelbert Humperdinck
The spark for ‘In Praise of Slowness’ came when I began reading to my children. Every parent knows that kids like their bedtime stories read at a gentle, meandering pace. But I used to be too fast to slow down with the Brothers Grimm. I would zoom through the classic fairy tales, skipping lines, paragraphs, whole pages.
Carl Honore
Love to Jesus is a sure title to the greatest possible happiness; for Jesus is omnipotent and has determined to make his friends happy, and surely will not forget a single one in whose heart is enkindled one spark of love.
Adoniram Judson
Great conversations always spark in a genuine interest to recognize and know the other person’s story and, therefore, recognizing and understanding and celebrating their humanity.
Janet Mock
If we were to have a presidential election in Europe it would be an event that would spark a huge interest in people from Lisbon to Helsinki, just like national elections. And it would create a completely different political setting in Europe.
Wolfgang Schauble
When I’m hiring someone I look for magic and a spark. Little things that intuitively give me a gut feeling that this person will go to the ends of the earth to accomplish the task at hand.
Tommy Mottola
I enjoy stories that can spark a conversation.
Nnamdi Asomugha
Trade liberalization can be contagious, and the opening of markets regionally can spark progress multilaterally as well.
Roberto Azevedo
When I choose a role, I look for that spark that tells me it’s going to work. Is the role fresh? What does it have for the actor in me? Those are the only things any actor should be concerned about, really.
Nivin Pauly
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
Dante Alighieri
I’m not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people’s imaginations.
J. J. Abrams
I think that as my kids grow up and hit milestones that spark emotion for myself in my own history, it will always trigger personal feelings from those times – whether good or bad – and I definitely want to develop the tools I need to keep the immediacy of those negative emotions in the past.
Eva Amurri
The silver screen offers much in the way of over-the-top rom-coms, long lost love, saddening love stories and heart warming optimism that can spark feelings in anyone.
Hilary Farr
To write a good song, an artist has to drawn from reality. There has to be some spark from realism that communicates a real feeling to someone else. You have to be real. Or you have to be a really good storyteller.
Daryl Hall
A very important part of my workday are the two Nunzillas on my windowsill. They keep me constant company. They’re little windup toys, and when they move across the desk, they spark from the mouth. I think of them as my editors. They sort of remind you that the world can be a silly place.
Erik Larson
I’m not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people’s imaginations.
J. J. Abrams
Now is a good time, 10 years ago would have been a good time, and 10 years from now it will still be a good time to see a dynamic, entertaining movie that’s wall-to-wall Miles Davis where the music will hopefully spark some desire to know more about the man.
Don Cheadle
I want to spark ideas and conversations and inspire people to take active roles in their communities, relationships and their well-being.
Ricki Lake
In ‘Sisters of War,’ I got to do one of my own stunts. Running out of the building because the Japanese were firing, with all these little spark plugs are going off, looking like explosions and bullets flying down. That was really fun.
Sarah Snook
Actually, no, because awards don’t spark sales as much as you’d think.
Chantal Kreviazuk
I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.
Gene Tierney
If you fold your clothes in the formal spark of joy, you can actually make the joy last longer.
Marie Kondo
Social sharing of photos – landscapes, selfies, latte-foam art – can spark conversations and deeper engagements.
Om Malik
In this world of ours, every believer must be a spark of light, a center of love, a vivifying ferment for the mass; and it will be that all the more as, in the depths of his being, he lives in communion with God.
Pope John XXIII
In an era of social everything, we want to spark possibility and opportunity in the creative arts, in real life, person to person.
Angela Ahrendts
Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
Matthew Arnold
The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
Nikola Tesla
I have to command the offense. I have to command the team. I have to bring a spark and give us a chance to win.
Baker Mayfield
I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost a spark that I’d had before. I thought I’d just try writing, and maybe start directing, but I did it very quietly.
Dustin Hoffman
Movement is exercise. Seemingly simple things – taking a walk, for example – can be just the spark your body needs to get back on a healthy track.
David Kirsch
You are enough to start a movement. Individual people can come together around things that they know are unjust. And they can spark change.
DeRay Mckesson
One of the interesting things an artist does is they keep rediscovering things, whether it’s a jazz piece or a role you’ve done for 3,000 performances or a song you’re singing for the 3,000th time. My job is to find that spark that keeps it fresh and alive.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
I would like to do more projects involving artists from film, fashion and music. That’s the spark for me.
Sergei Polunin
Nothing will be beyond our reach when we make the flames of creating positive deeds flare up across the country with the virtues of the young vanguard as the initial spark and bring into full play the mounting vigour of the millions of young people.
Kim Jong-un
There are many different styles of, and approaches to, tap. My own leans towards a more intellectual view: tap dancing not just for the sake of entertainment but to educate and spark emotion.
Savion Glover
I think if people are passionate about something, it could be real estate or biochemistry, and that spark gets turned on in them, everyone’s beautiful in that zone.
Cindy Crawford
People ask me if I’m the father of the Tea Party movement… I was the spark… that started it.
Rick Santelli
Any institution faces two basic choices if they hope to spark new ideas. One is to leverage the brains trust within their organization by creating a special event dedicated to new thinking. The other is to look outside themselves to stimulate solutions.
Simon Mainwaring
Teenagers are some of the most passionate, dynamic and creative people I know. Yet, too often, this creative spark is left to flicker precariously and sometimes fade entirely.
Malorie Blackman
A sympathetic parent might see the spark of consciousness in a baby’s large eyes and eagerly accept the popular claim that babies are wonderful learners, but it is hard to avoid the impression that they begin as ignorant as bread loaves.
Paul Bloom
Why be in music, why write songs, if you can’t use them to explore life or an idealized vision of life? I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I’ve been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you.
Rufus Wainwright
In the beginning, editorial always inspired my beauty looks, but we’re living in a primarily digital age, and Instagram is a great source – as is Pinterest – to find brilliant ideas that spark new ideas in me and the talented makeup artists I work with.
Tommy Dorfman
From a little spark may burst a flame.
Dante Alighieri
If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
William Jennings Bryan
I think it’s important for History to keep experimenting with their shows. The more documentary-driven, the returning series, are the bottom of the iceberg under the ocean that keeps it moving, and then it’s important to take those swings and see if we can ignite a spark with new audiences.
Nancy Dubuc
I need, sometimes, individuals to spark an idea so that I can take off running.
Meek Mill
Sometimes you just need a spark, and then boom, boom, boom, now the bats come alive.
J. D. Martinez
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Swami Sivananda
If everyone on the Court always voted for the prosecution against the defendant, for the corporation against the plaintiffs, and for the government against the condemned, a vital spark of American democracy would be extinguished.
Sheldon Whitehouse
I’ve always had a fighter’s spark in me. I was born with it. I think it’s in my blood.
Nicole Scherzinger
Nobody’s really unsympathetic, I think. People do good and bad things. If a character’s totally unsympathetic, they’re not real and I’m not interested. Even the real monsters have to have a spark of something you can relate to.
Matthew Macfadyen
In religions which have lost their creative spark, the gods eventually become no more than poetic motifs or ornaments for decorating human solitude and walls.
Nikos Kazantzakis
I had to learn what made Kim happy. I learned you have to take care of the spark in your eyes.
Kim Alexis
Platforms are going to get bigger and bigger. Minecraft and Microsoft are just the tip of the iceberg. You’re going to see more and more action in this space. Not just from Microsoft’s Project Spark and Sony’s LittleBigPlanet.
David Baszucki
Sometimes, when you don’t have spark, someone in the dugout has to create something.
Pete Rose
I was just a normal athlete. My mother tried to spark something in me. She was an athlete in high school before she got pregnant with my older brother. She was 16, and that was it for her when it came to track and her education.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
I always wanted to play a Punjabi girl because I always found them very colourful, in a way. There’s always a spark to all the Punjabi girls I’ve seen onscreen.
Ileana D’Cruz
Sometimes, when you don’t have spark, someone in the dugout has to create something.
Pete Rose
The main thing about SpongeBob is that he celebrates innocence. His outlook on life is very optimistic and earnest, and I think kids relate to that. He has a creative spark in the same way children are very creative from an open and naive perspective.
Stephen Hillenburg
I don’t think I have one particular favourite writer. I have many whose works I will always buy or reread – Muriel Spark, Anthony Powell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ruth Rendell, James Ellroy, William McIlvanney, Kate Atkinson, John Burnside, Louise Welsh, Iain Banks.
Ian Rankin
Completing any writing project, particularly a novel, is a daunting prospect. Many people become frozen by the prospect. Others keep waiting for the right time. Some wait for the spark of inspiration. Even experienced writers find it is easier to do anything other than actually write.
Bob Mayer
Ironically, being a coach on ‘The Voice’ and spending time with those kids, Xenia and Dia especially, I learned a lot about myself. It reminded me how lucky I am that this happened for me, and it kind of lit the spark inside me again for my love of music.
Blake Shelton
I’m just so honored that the universe chose me to be the spark that has set off a raging inferno.
Cindy Sheehan
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
Paul Wellstone
Oh, this base heart of ours! Hath it not enough tinder in it to set on fire the course of nature? If a spark do but fall into it, any one of our members left to itself would dishonour Christ, deny the Lord that bought us, and turn back into perdition.
Charles Spurgeon
Ending the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program was a serious mistake that will harm the United States and will spark a national political crisis.
Luis Gutierrez
A girl who is interesting and educated and can spark conversation – I find that extremely sexy.
Beau Mirchoff
I did used to have nightmares about the idea that when I die, there is a spark of consciousness which basically creates the world. ‘Is the world going to disappear if this spark of consciousness disappears? And how do I know it won’t? How do I know there’s anything there except what I’m conscious of?’
Noam Chomsky
Goal-getting matters. And writing down the brave acts and bold dreams you intend to accomplish will provide the spark to get them done.
Robin S. Sharma
I used to be able to think. My brain’s circuits were all connected, and I had spark, a quickness of mind that let me function well in the world.
Floyd Skloot
When I was 10 years old, that nuclear spark hit me. Whatever it may be, I really don’t know what it was about nuclear science, but whatever it was that triggered that interest, it stuck. I went after that one with a passion.
Taylor Wilson