Quotes For Creativity

 collection of thought provoking quotes for creativity sourced from a variety of different places. Browse through them and commit them to memory. It's the idea-men that move ahead and climb the ladder of success in life.


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An artist is an explorer.

- Henri Matisse


How to get From Where You are to Where You Want to Be

Write down who you were, who you are, and what you want to remember.

- Natalie Goldberg


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A story is in you it has to come out.

- William Faulkner


How to get From Where You are to Where You Want to Be

They can imitate your style, but they can't imitate your creativity.

- Sonya Teclai


Don’t just sit there (and complain), do something. - Jack Canfield

The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

- Unknown


Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

- Pablo Picasso


To make people free is the aim of art, therefore art for me is the science of freedom.

- Joseph Beuys


If you hear a voice within you say, 'You cannot paint.' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

- Vincent Van Gogh


Being an artist is the same as being a wizard...only instead of a wand you use a pencil for your magic.

- Unknown


The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.

- Albert Einstein


If you wait for perfect conditions you will never get anything done.

- Unknown


You can't wait for inspiration you have to go after it.

- Jack London


If I create from the heart, nearly everything works: if from the head, almost nothing.

- Marc Chagall


Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

- Oscar Wilde


Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.

- Jack London


You must write every single day of your life. You must lurk in libraries and climb ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads. May you be in love every day for the next 20 000 days and out of that love, remake a world.

- Ray Bradbury


You have to be odd to be number one.

- Unknown


Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative.

- Unknown


If you are willing to do something that might not work you're closer to being an artist.

- Seth Godin



The idea is not to live forever it is to create something that will.

- Andy Warhol


Make the simple complicated is commonplace. Making the complicated awesomely simple that's creativity.

- Charles Mingus


Design is not what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

- Steve Jobs


Think outside the box.

- Unknown


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