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It is almost as if you were frantically constructing another world while the world that you live in dissolves beneath your feet, and that your survival depends on completing this construction at least one second before the old habitation collapses.
- Williams, Tennessee
Creativity Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Creativity

1.
The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.
Stephen Nachmanovitch

2.
The legs are the wheels of creativity.
Einstein, Albert

3.
The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.
Stephen Nachmanovitch

4.
The essential part of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
Land, Edwin H.

5.
Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport.
Wieder, Robert

6.
We try not to have ideas, preferring accidents. To create, you must empty yourself of every artistic thought.
George, Gilbert

7.
I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.
Sting

8.
When all is said and done, monotony may after all be the best condition for creation.
Sackville, Margaret

9.
Observe Everything. Communicate Well. Draw, Draw, Draw.
Frank Thomas

10.
Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.
Fromm, Erich

11.
The creative person, the person who moves from an irrational source of power, has to face the fact that this power antagonizes. Under all the superficial praise of the creative is the desire to kill. It is the old war between the mystic and the nonmystic, a war to the death.
Sarton, May

12.
One measure of how creative you are is how you respond to changes in your circumstances and environment. How flexible are you? Consider how water adapts to its environment: evaporation, condensation, snowflake, melting, flowing, goes around rocks, fills containers, etc.

13.
I do not seek, I find.
Picasso, Pablo

14.
I started concentrating so hard on my vision that I lost sight.
Robin Green

15.
All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives its final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artists.
Duchamp, Marcel

16.
The desire to create continually is vulgar and betrays jealousy, envy, ambition. If one is something one really does not need to make anything --and one nonetheless does very much. There exists above the productive man a yet higher species.
Nietzsche, Friedrich

17.
It is almost as if you were frantically constructing another world while the world that you live in dissolves beneath your feet, and that your survival depends on completing this construction at least one second before the old habitation collapses.
Williams, Tennessee

18.
Thoughts give birth to a creative force that is neither elemental nor sidereal. Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow. When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven.
Paracelsus, Philipus A.

19.
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
Caesar, Julius

20.
Ideally a painter (and, generally, an artist) should not become conscious of his insights: without taking the detour through his reflective processes, and incomprehensibly to himself, all his progress should enter so swiftly into the work that he is unable to recognize them in the moment of transition. Alas, the artist who waits in ambush there, watching, detaining them, will find them transformed like the beautiful gold in the fairy tale which cannot remain gold because some small detail was not taken care of.
Rilke, Rainer Maria

21.
Had I been present at the creation of the world I would have proposed some improvements.
Alfonso X

22.
It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create.
Saxe, John

23.
Creativity is...seeing something that doesn't exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God.
Michele Shea

24.
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
Jung, Carl

25.
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
Jampolsky, Gerald G.

26.
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
Mille, Agnes De

27.
Humanity can be quite cold to those whose eyes see the world differently.
Eric A. Burns

28.
Because of their courage, their lack of fear, they (creative people) are willing to make silly mistakes. The truly creative person is one who can think crazy; such a person knows full well that many of his great ideas will prove to be worthless. The creative person is flexible -- he is able to change as the situation changes, to break habits, to face indecision and changes in conditions without undue stress. He is not threatened by the unexpected as rigid, inflexible people are.
Goble, Frank

29.
The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
Dickens, Charles

30.
The creative person wants to be a know -it -all. He wants to know about all kinds of things: ancient history, nineteenth -century mathematics, current manufacturing techniques, flower arranging, and hog futures. Because he never knows when these ideas might come together to form a new idea. It may happen six minutes later or six months, or six years down the road. But he has faith that it will happen.
Ally, Carl

31.
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Twain, Mark

32.
There were always people like the pope. They serve a certain function, of course. They subsidize us. But, they don't create anything and they must never be allowed to stop the artist from creating.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

33.
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

34.
Whoever undertakes to create soon finds himself engaged in creating himself. Self-transformation and the transformation of others have constituted the radical interest of our century, whether in painting, psychiatry, or political action.
Rosenberg, Harold

35.
Every time we say, "Let there be!" in any form, something happens.
Stella Terrill Mann

36.
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.
George Lois

37.
Out of nothing can come, and nothing can become nothing.
Persius

38.
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
Lee, Bruce

39.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
Bono, Edward De

40.
The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
Asch, Sholem

41.
I have asked a lot of my emotions --one hundred and twenty stories. The price was high, right up with Kipling, because there was one little drop of something, not blood, not a tear, not my seed, but me more intimately than these, in every story, it was the extra I had. Now it has gone and I am just like you now.

42.
All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him.
Auden, W. H.

43.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another man s; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
Blake, William

44.
The creative process involves getting input, making a recommendation, getting critical review, getting more input, improving the recommendation, getting more critical review... again and again and again.

45.
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
Dee Hock

46.
That which builds is better than that which is built.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

47.
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.
Miller, Henry

48.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Sandburg, Carl

49.
The power in which we must have faith if we would be well, is the creative and curative power which exists in every living thing.
Kellogg, John

50.
Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
Kneller, George


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