37 Quotes on the Creative Force Within


“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” –Albert Einstein


“Creativity doesn’t just love constraints; it thrives under them.” -David Burkus


“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” –Joseph C. Pearce


“Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent, and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play.” –Henri Matisse


“Quiet people have the loudest minds.” –Stephen Hawking


“Creating open teamwork is the best way to encourage innovation.” -Kay Koplovitz


“You can’t harvest big ideas unless you sow the right seeds.” -Rowan Gibson


“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” –Dr. Seuss


“A thousand dreams within me softly burn.” –Arthur Rimbaud


“The earth has music for those who listen.” –Shakespeare


“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” –Robin Williams


“Creativity takes courage.” –Henri Matisse


“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” -Albert Einstein


“Innovation is the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.” -Peter Drucker


“The world is but a canvas to the imagination.” –Henry David Thoreau


“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” –Alan Kay


“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” –Vincent Van Gogh


“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” -Thomas Edison


“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” –Carl Sandburg


“Every artist was first an amateur.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Everything you can imagine is real.” –Pablo Picasso


“My thoughts are stars I can’t fathom into constellations.” –John Green


“Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten.” –Carl Sandburg


“If you can dream it, you can do it.” –Walt Disney


“The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.” –Julia Cameron


“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” -Rumi


“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” –Nelson Mandela


“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” –Earl Nightingale


“Being an artist is the same as being a wizard…only instead of a wand you use a pencil for your magic.” –The Picsees


“Find something you are passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” –Julia Child


“If a writer falls in love with you, you can never die.” –Mik Everett


“If you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all.” –John Green


“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.” –Erich Fromm


“Go out and paint the stars.” –Vincent Van Gogh


“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” –C.S. Lewis


“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” –Scott Adams


“Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Lewis Carroll


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