Creativity Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Creativity

#1. My father probably - he had flashes of creativity - he used to do store windows for fruit stores that he worked in and stuff. - Author: Frank Gehry
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#2. It's a wonderful paradox: only when you have a changeless sense of who you are, can real changes take place. It is the ground of your absolute value and everything that is truly worthwhile. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#3. I never knew the wonders of nature, until I began to walk with nature. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#4. The conditions for creativity are: To be puzzled, to concentrate, To accept conflict and tension, To be born every day, And to feel a sense of self." Erich Fromm - Author: James Seals
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#5. I finally understood that I didn't lack pen and paper but my own
memorizing mind. It had been given away with a hundred poems, called
rote learning, old-fashioned, backward, an enemy of creative thinking,
a great human gift disowned. - Author: Grace Paley
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#6. From human problems come human solutions, which in turn spawn inspiration, creativity, insight and enlightenment. Without life's problems, life would become stagnant, dull and boring. - Author: Beth Johnson
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#7. The human eye is restricted to see the useen, because there's a price to be paid to the rulers of this image and if this image is seen by you, you'll dare not divulge it to others, for others must pay a price - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#8. I love reading about history. Sometimes, I feel I was born in the wrong era. There was more creativity in the air when people were still discovering new worlds. - Author: Shakira
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#9. They needed the numbers, so they directed their creativity and resourcefulness toward getting those numbers, rather than toward effective performance. - Author: Edward L. Deci
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#10. The best way to create value in the 21st century is to connect Creativity with Technology - Author: Steve Jobs
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#11. Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster. - Author: Al Gore
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#12. Laws tend to be temporary over the long haul, Moneo. There is no such thing as rule-governed creativity. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#13. Creativity requires openness and growth mind to new experiences and explore new possibilities. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#14. Life is at its best when
love, money, and creativity
are growing in harmony. - Author: Gay Hendricks
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#15. We're in the age of the idea. The organization that can develop a culture of creativity and idea generation will be the winners. - Author: Kevin Roberts
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#16. Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more attentive to the cognitive processes of children than to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding. - Author: Loris Malaguzzi
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#17. Point your fire like a flower. - Author: Annie Finch
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#18. When you cease to fear your solitude, a new creativity awakens in you. Your forgotten or neglected wealth begins to reveal itself. You come home to yourself and learn to rest within. Thoughts are our inner senses. Infused with silence and solitude, they bring out the mystery of inner landscape. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#19. Hardly anything is as exciting or as diverse, as strong a confirmation of life and hope and the universe's urge towards creativity, as a lively compost heap or the first draft of a novel. - Author: Margaret Simons
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#20. What heightens ingenuity heightens productivity.
What heightens creativity heightens originality. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#21. It's hard to force creativity and humor. - Author: Al Yankovic
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#22. No amount of money can buy you style. Having good style takes thought, creativity, confidence, self-awareness, even sometimes a little bit of work. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
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#23. Art is the overflow of emotion into action. - Author: Brian Raif
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#24. She was passionate about knitting because it allowed her to reach a state of peacefulness, and she loved to embroider because it let her express her creativity. Both activities were liberating. They allowed her to exist outside of time. - Author: Laura Esquivel
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#25. It is a high spiritual truth that we create with our judgements. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#26. One day's happiness often predicts the next day's creativity. - Author: Teresa Amabile
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#27. Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for parents who want their children to see the world in more than one way. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#28. I always imagined I would have a life very different from the one that was imagined for me, but I understood from a very early time that I would have to revolt in order to make that life. Now I am convinced that in any creativity there exists this element of revolt. - Author: Leonor Fini
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#29. We will be happy if we can get around to the idea that art is not an outside and extra thing; that it is a natural outcome of a state of being; that the state of being is the important thing; that a man can be a carpenter and be a great man. - Author: Robert Henri
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#30. Billions of people, including many scientists, continue to use religious scripture as a source of authority, but these texts are no longer a source of creativity. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#31. True creativity is fresh, but not always original. - Author: Steven Furtick
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#32. Creativity finds its own creator. - Author: Girish Kohli
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#33. I think of childhood as an explosion of creativity. For most people, growing up and earning a living means leaving all that behind. But an artist never leaves that behind. Edwin Mullhouse was my way of exploring the child as artist and, under the guise of childhood, something larger. - Author: Steven Millhauser
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#34. What a Christian portrays in his art is the totality of life. Art is not to be a vehicle for self-conscious evangelism. Christians ought not to be threatened by fantasy and imagination. The Christian is the really free man. He is free to have imagination. - Author: Francis A. Schaeffer
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#35. Let them shoot us in the head,
My blood will grow roots
and will blossom. - Author: Visar Zhiti
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#36. I know that without treatment I would not have never been able to harness my creativity in such a successful way. - Author: Patty Duke
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#37. Writing is like a mental masturbation to me. - Author: Lina K. Lapina
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#38. When you enter the world of laughter, you enter the world of fantasy and creativity. - Author: Thomas Flindt
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#39. The most valuable asset a nation has is the creativity of its children. - Author: Alan Plater
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#40. Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun - Author: Mary Lou Cook
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#41. Celebrate your life now, as it unfolds.
Turn away from judgement and negative theories about your worth, your potential, and your destiny. See what you already have. - Author: Danny Gregory
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#42. Creativity isn't a switch that's flicked on or off; it's a way of seeing, engaging and responding to the world around you. - Author: Rod Judkins
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#43. He can come up with the most exotic things I've ever seen or heard of every time he blinks his eyes. - Author: David Eddings
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#44. The truth is that solitude is the creative condition of genius, religious or secular, and the ultimate sterilising of it. No human soul can long ignore "the giant agony of the world" and live, except indeed the mollusc life, a barnacle upon eternity. - Author: Helen Waddell
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#45. We can only continue to promote invention, creativity and success by asking of ourselves, our situations and problems some key questions. What questions are you asking today? - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#46. Successful charitable fund-raising has much in common with managing a business: It requires leadership, persistence, and creativity. - Author: David Rockefeller
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#47. In his creative work the artist is dependent on sources and resources deriving from the spiritual unconscious. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#48. When you are completely absorbed or caught up in something, you become oblivious to things around you, or to the passage of time. It is this absorption in what you are doing that frees your unconscious and releases your creative imagination. - Author: Rollo May
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#49. I was the baby of the family, but I was never babied, and that allowed me to take whatever artistic temperament I had and apply learned discipline. I was taught how to work. I think that's everything. Creativity and imagination alone are not going to get you there. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#50. On Pilgrim's Progress: I could not have believed beforehand that Calvinism could be painted in such exquisitely delightful colors. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#51. Your kids are going to do well in the workplace of the future if they can bring creativity, if they can bring some innovation, if they can bring some entrepreneurialism. - Author: Dalton McGuinty
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#52. Women have sat indoors all these millions of years, so that by this time the very walls are permeated by their creative force, which has, indeed, so overcharged the capacity of bricks and mortar that it must needs harness itself to pens and brushes and business and politics. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#53. Every organisation faces challenges, but few seize to perform, not due to any shortage of funds, technology or knowledge, but due to the fact that people in such organisations do not use their creativity to explore innovative solution for their challenges. - Author: Sukant Ratnakar
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#54. I think boredom is the beginning of every authentic act. ( ... ) Boredom opens up the space, for new engagements. Without boredom, no creativity. If you are not bored, you just stupidly enjoy the situation in which you are. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#55. The imagination is how things get done. You have to cultivate creativity. - Author: Russell Simmons
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#56. He wrote that it would take only a handful of super-enhanced individuals - those with a superior intelligence - to change the world through their creativity and discoveries, innovations that could be shared globally. - Author: James Rollins
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#57. Writing is a sickness only cured by writing. - Author: Niall Williams
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#58. Creativity is the Blue Heron within us waiting to fly; through her imagination, all things become possible. - Author: Nadia Janice Brown
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#59. Grace, not willpower, is what ultimately empowers us to live loving lives. Creativity, both in what spawns within the artist and the artifact, can be a vital source of that grace. - Author: Ronald Rolheiser
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#60. Working on films where the money's more important than the creativity, I just get a bit freaked out by that. I just don't feel comfortable. - Author: Guy Pearce
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#61. I'm happy whenever I'm in a rehearsal room. I've always gotten all my energy and creativity in there. - Author: Laurie Metcalf
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#62. It is the daily task of the creative to be curious and collect dots. The most creative people I know fill their brains, their idea factories, with as much raw material as they can. They have voracious appetites. - Author: David DuChemin
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#63. Humans have always used our intelligence and creativity to improve our existence. After all, we invented the wheel, discovered how to make fire, invented the printing press and found a vaccine for polio. - Author: Naveen Jain
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#64. Originality and creativity are nothing but the result of the wise management of combinations. The creative genius combines more rapidly, and with a greater critical sense of what gets tossed out and what gets saved, the same material that the failed genius has to work with. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#65. Being a creation of Man, art re-creates Man. - Author: Naum Gabo
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#66. Well, they each seem to do one thing well enough, but fail to realize that literature depends on doing several things well at the same time. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#67. I just close my eyes and act like I'm a 3-year-old. I try to get as close to a childlike level as possible because we were all artists back then. So you just close your eyes and think back to when you were as young as you can remember and had the least barriers to your creativity. - Author: Kanye West
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#68. He began to view writing as a petty ambition, a frivolous and indulgent whim, creativity itself as the pathology of the very young or very stupid. - Author: Galt Niederhoffer
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#69. Only a man of inner silences becomes a creator. And we need more and more creative people in the world. Their very creativity, their very silence, their very love, their very peace will be the only way to protect this beautiful planet. - Author: Rajneesh
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#70. Spend more time doing things that make you forget about the time. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#71. Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done. - Author: Donald Norman
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#72. He wanted the show to be fresh to audiences 50 years down the line. - Author: Dick Van Dyke
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#73. We create our own reality. The blessing (or problem) with this is that when one creates one's own reality, one must live it! Are you living a blessing or is it a curse? - Author: Gary R. Ryan
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#74. Creativity is innate and it manifests itself in so many forms. It needs to come out somehow or it destroys you in some way. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#75. We wonder with our thoughts to the heavens. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#76. Your creativity is way older than you are, way older than any of us. Your very body and your very being are perfectly designed to live in collaboration with inspiration, and inspiration is still trying to find you - the same way it hunted down your ancestors. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#77. In fact, most people are being squeezed in their little cubicle, and their creativity is forced out elsewhere, because the company can't use it. The company is organized to get rid of variants. - Author: Scott Adams
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#78. Never strive, O artist, to create what you are not irresistibly impelled to create! - Author: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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#79. Books are a gateway to the extraordinary, a portal for the unfettered imagination and limitless creativity. - Author: Diana Jane Heath
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#80. To labor in the arts for any reason other than love is prostitution. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#81. I have devoted my life to uncertainty. Certainty is the death of wisdom, thought, creativity. - Author: Shekhar Kapur
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#82. Your brain has an in-built mechanism for finding patterns you've programmed because of where you've put your attention. Solutions, innovations, and success come not from greater intelligence or creativity but from what we notice because of where we point those attributes - Author: David Allen
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#83. Timid young artists, adding parental fears to their own, often give up their sunny dreams of artistic careers, settling into the twilight world of could-have-beens and regrets. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#84. Sometimes I think creativity is magic; it's not a matter of finding an idea, but allowing the idea to find you. - Author: Maya Lin
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#85. The last thing they want to hear is that math is really about raw creativity and aesthetic sensitivity. Many - Author: Paul Lockhart
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#86. The best way to be original is to not copy anyone. - Author: Sebastyne Young
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#87. At times we fail to find solution for our challenges, but those solutions are very much around us. Our creativity can help us reach those solutions. - Author: Sukant Ratnakar
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#88. True creativity comes from enjoying ?the? moments, which then fulfill themselves, and a part of the creative process is indeed the art of relaxation, the letting go, for that triggers magical activity ... - Author: Seth
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#89. You have to nourish your creativity for it to flourish ... - Author: Kat Von D.
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#90. Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#91. When there is a huge force pressing down on freedoms, sub-cultures with more creativity and power are likely to form. - Author: Joichi Ito
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#92. I love creating new things. It's difficult to be creative once a restaurant's open. People want the same dishes. For me, the creativity is in opening a new place and starting a new menu. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#93. Creativity is the work of your hands or the work of your tongue so you have to be careful what you say because it would cost you big time. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#94. Energy is the key to creativity. Energy is the key to life. - Author: William Shatner
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#95. The knowledge of the Spirit is the true secret of creativity, leadership and happiness. It is spiritual intelligence that makes an ordinary person a genius. When a genius loses his spiritual intelligence, he becomes quite ordinary. - Author: Awdhesh Singh
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#96. Teaching creativity to your child isn't like teaching good manners. No one can paint a masterpiece by bowing to another person's precepts about elbows on the table. - Author: Gurney Williams
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#97. I may have a general broad-based idea of what I want to write about when I sit down to write a book, but I don't have any idea of what it's going to say. I would call my experience of creativity 'inspired by God' to produce certain pieces of information that might be useful to others. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#98. TV's not the problem, and I'm tired of it being posed as this antithesis to creativity and productivity. If TV's getting in your way of writing a book, then you don't want to write a book bad enough. - Author: Andrea Seigel
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#99. Creativity is divine. - Author: A.D. Posey
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#100. Creativity involves missteps and imperfections. I wanted our people to get comfortable with that idea - that both the organization and its members should be willing, at times, to operate on the edge. - Author: Ed Catmull
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