Inspirational Creativity Quotes

This page is a collection of inspirational Creativity Quotes. The beautiful thing about creativity is it can be expressed in life through everything we do.

I have found creative people in all walks of life, from artists and sculptors- to entertainers, scientists, business people, and stay at home moms. Creativity is a way of living and expressing yourself in daily life, bringing your unique perspective to the things you do. The real joy in living creatively is the freedom you feel within.

Enjoy this page of Creativity Quotes.



Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.
-Cecil B. DeMille



To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
-Joseph Chilton Pearce



The creative is the place where no one else has ever been.
You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
-Alan Alda



Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher
and pupil are located in the same individual.
-Arthur Koestler



Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
-Erich Fromm



It is the tension between creativity and skepticism
that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.
-Carl Sagan



Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
-Edwin Land



One of the advantages of being disorderly
is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
-A. A. Milne



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



Happiness is not in the mere possession of money;
it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt



The key question isn't "What fosters creativity?"
But it is why in God's name isn't everyone creative?
Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled?
I think therefore a good question might be not why do people create?
But why do people not create or innovate?
We have got to abandon that sense of amazement
in the face of creativity,
as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.
-Abraham Maslow



The things we fear most in organizations-
fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances-
are the primary sources of creativity.
-Margaret J. Wheatley



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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 Jung



Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
-Niels Bohr



Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts.
-Rita Mae Brown



Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations,
the latter (like the river banks)
forcing the spontaneity into the various forms
which are essential to the work of art or poem.
-Rollo May



The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom.
Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.
-Saul Steinberg



Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
-Virginia Woolf



So you see, imagination needs moodling-
long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering.
-Brenda Ueland



The problem is never how to get new,
innovative thoughts into your mind,
but how to get old ones out.
Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
-Dee Hock



Creativity can solve almost any problem.
The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.
-George Lois



Creativity represents a miraculous coming together
of the uninhibited energy of the child
with its apparent opposite and enemy,
the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
-Norman Podhoretz



Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.
-Scott Adams



The opposite of creativity is cynicism.
-Esa Saarinen



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Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist.
-Thomas Disch



Decision by democratic majority vote is a fine form of government,
but it's a stinking way to create.
-Lillian Hellman



It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create.
-John Saxe



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



Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks,
breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
-Mary Lou Cook



Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.
-Charles Du Bos



Creativity is essentially a lonely art.
An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse.
It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself
and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
-Lou Dorfsman



Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns
in order to look at things in a different way.
-Edward De Bono


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