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191 Greatest Quotes About Creativity


Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. Albert Einstein
Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time. Meryl Streep
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. Charles Darwin
When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time. . Lady Gaga
Herodotus says, "Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects. Mark Twain
There are three kinds of people: 1. Innovators. 2. Imitators. 3. Idiots. Warren Buffett
You have to do stuff that average people don't understand because those are the only good things. Andy Warhol
There is creative reading as well as creative writing. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Scott Adams
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. Albert Einstein
You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. Friedrich Nietzsche
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes. Pablo Picasso
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein
All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions. Leonardo da Vinci
Leave this world a little better than you found it. Robert Baden-Powell
When your Daemon is in charge, do not try to think consciously. Drift, wait, and obey. Rudyard Kipling
To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. Nicolaus Copernicus
Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. Barbara Kingsolver
The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing. . Ernest Hemingway
Artists die twice. First creatively. Then physically. The second one is the easiest. Sylvester Stallone
Learning gives creativity Creativity leads to thinking Thinking provides knowledge Knowledge makes you great. Abdul Kalam
I'm gonna go live in a cave, just completely live in my interior world. Tim Burton
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. Paul Cezanne
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands. Leonardo da Vinci
Whether it be personal or musical, I just think I'm a walking art piece, just a ball of creativity. Chris Brown
Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. Earl Nightingale
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality. Beatrix Potter
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen. Leonardo da Vinci
The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives. Louise Hay
You cannot mandate productivity, you must provide the tools to let people become their best. Steve Jobs
It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one. Chuck Palahniuk
Words that do not match deeds are not important. Che Guevara
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. Charles Dickens
You can't have creativity unless you leave behind the bounded, the fixed, all the rules. Joseph Campbell
The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. Pablo Picasso
The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts. Henry Moore
I love any and all situations where you celebrate creativity. Brad Paisley
Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. Dorothy Parker
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original. Ken Robinson
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have. Saul Alinsky
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. Stella Adler
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. Alan Alda
Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature. Eric Hoffer