Creativity Quotes


229 Creativity quotes:



"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes Difficulty Quotes
"The legs are the wheels of creativity."
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
"The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense."
Author: Picasso Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes Spanish Artist Quotes
"It is amazing how much may be done if we are always doing."
"From things that have happened and from things as they exist and from all things that you know and all those you cannot know, you make something through your invention that is not a representation but a whole new thing truer than anything true and alive, and you make it alive, and if you make it well enough, you give it immortality. That is why you write and for no other reason that you know of. But what about all the reasons that no one knows?"
"I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind."
"A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstinting has been naught."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"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."
Author: Rilke Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something."
"That which builds is better than that which is built."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."
"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."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"No great thing is created suddenly."
"All the lies and evasions by which man has nourished himself -- civilization, in a word is the fruits of the creative artist. It is the creative nature of man which has refused to let him lapse back into that unconscious unity with life which characterizes the animal world from which he made his escape."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem."
Author: May Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity."
Author: Dubuffet Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes French Artist Quotes
"Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you."
Author: Barron Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"We have many tools at our disposal, not the least of which is the creativity and work ethic of the people of Maine, ... We have time to prepare for the base closing, but we must move ahead quickly."
"Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity."


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