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
Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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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.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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.
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.
If all your peers understand what you’ve done, it’s not creative.
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.
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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.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
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?