Creativity Quotes that will motivate and inspire you to be more creative

If you’re feeling a bit stuck, these creativity quotes can help you to get back on track and be more creative and imaginative in no time.

Humans are the ones who are most creative and that is what drives us to progress. Our amazing capacity to control our thoughts and ideas has resulted in some of the greatest creativity in history, ranging from the roller to the microchip and anything in between.

So, in order to encourage imagination and development via the creative process, here are some of the greatest creativity quotes that will help you to do creative stuffs.

Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
-SRI DA AVABHAS

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Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
-DIETRICH BONHOEFFER

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.
-RAY DOUGLAS BARDBURY

The writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master- something that at time strangely wills and works for itself.
-CHARLOTTE BRONTE

The creative impulses of man are always at war with the possessive impulses.
-VAN WYCK BROOKS

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The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority.
-JEAN CALDWELL

When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued.
-JULIA MARGARET CAMERON

A hunch is a creativity trying to tell you something.
-FRANK CAPRA

A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
-I CHING

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
-ALBERT EINSTEIN

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It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.
-ALBERT EINSTEIN

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
-ALBERT EINSTEIN

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don’t let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.
-R. I. FITZHENRY

Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
-ERICH FROMM

The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept.
-JOHN WILLIAM GARDNER

Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity.
-MICHAEL J. GELB

Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem-solving.
-MICHAEL J. GELB

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When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
CYNTHIA HEIMEL

If all your peers understand what you’ve done, it’s not creative.
-H. HEIMLICH

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
-WILLIAM RALPH INGE

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
-CARL GUSTAV JUNG

Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art.
-JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY

Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.
-FRANK KINGDON

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Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
-ABRAHAM MASLOW

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
-HERMAN MELVILLE

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
-CHARLES MINGU

All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
-RUTH ROSS

The ability to relate and to connect, sometimes in odd and yet striking fashion, lies at the very heart of any creative use of the mind, no matter in what field or discipline.
-GEORGE J. SEIDEL

Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity . . . any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about dong it right, or better.
-JOHN HOYER UPDIKE

We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies–in the minds of those closest to the work. It’s been there in front of our noses all along while we’ve been running around chasing robots and reading books on how to become Japanese–or at least manage like them.
-JOHN F. WELCH

We hope these creative quotes inspired you to be more creative. With our amazing creative abilities, many of us know little about the creative process. Where do amazing ideas come from, and how can they become creative products that may alter the world?

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