Creativity

Here are quotes and sayings about creativity that inspire me:

  • Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
  • It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.
  • Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
  • The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
  • All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
  • Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.
  • “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
  • “Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.”
  • “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”
  • “It is better to create than to be learned, creating is the true essence of life”
  • “Another word for creativity is courage”
  • “The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men who are creative, inventive and discoverers”
  • “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.”
  • “Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality overcomes everything.”

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