01. My high school biology teacher [inspired] me with his sincere curiosity and fascination with science.
02. I'm sure this recipe book will [inspire] you to try some delicious new dishes for suppers and desserts.
03. Seeing my best friend lose over 10 kilograms has really [inspired] me to exercise regularly.
04. The music of the Beatles [inspired] a generation of young people.
05. The story of "The Lord of the Rings" has [inspired] countless books, calendars, movies and all sorts of stuff.
06. The goaltender's great stops [inspired] his team, which went on to win the championship.
07. The best [inspiration] for me has always been the example of my father.
08. Francois Sagan stated that a dress makes no sense unless it [inspires] men to want to take it off you.
09. Edison once said that genius is one percent [inspiration], and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
10. Alexandre Dumas once suggested that a woman [inspires] us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.
11. After retiring from the sporting world, many successful Olympic athletes make a career of giving [inspirational] speeches to business people.
12. A businesswoman once suggested that a mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that [inspires] no one.
13. Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that criticism should be guiding, instructive and [inspiring].
14. My son's enjoyment in playing road hockey [inspired] him to join an ice hockey team.
15. Craig Kielburger observed that children today are searching for real heroes with values and a mission in life; people who [inspire] them.
16. Last week, I read a very [inspirational] book called "The Power of Now."
17. The author said the main character in his book "Marion, She-Devil from Hell," was [inspired] by his step-mother.
18. Composer Gioacchino Rossini reportedly could only find [inspiration] by getting totally drunk.
19. The chants of the Roman Church were the source and [inspiration] of a large proportion of Western music up to the 1700s.
20. Throughout the ages, Europe and later America have turned to Greece and Rome for [inspiration] and instruction.
21. The early fathers of the Christian church believed that the value of music lay in its power to [inspire] divine thoughts and influence the character of its listeners.

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