A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money;
it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
A lot of people have taste, but they don’t have the daring to be creative.
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.
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Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
All human beings are born with the same creative potential.
Most people squander theirs away on a million superflous things. I expend mine on one thing and one thing only: my art.
For a creative writer possession of the truth is less important than emotional sincerity.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Letting go of your ego opens the door to taking a new and creative course of action.
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better.
Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
The creative adult is the child who survived.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Man is a creative retrospection of nature upon itself.
I think one problem we've had is that people who are smart and creative and innovative as engineers went into financial engineering.
Work hard, be creative, believe in yourself, be confident.
Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
When you play soccer, most of the time you got to get the ball moving, but once you get into that attacking third you gotta' be creative, you gotta' let your talent take over.
The creative adult is the child who has survived.
A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
It is the mystery of the creative act that something other than our conscious self takes over.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
We are educating people out of their creative capacities.
If the rules of creativity are the norm for a company, creative people will be the norm.
Why, if someone is good in one field can they not be accepted or given the slightest opportunity to express and be creative in other fields?
The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.
It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse.
What drives the creative person is that we see it all.
It used to be that creative music was most of the music that you heard back in the '30s and '40s, and now it's like 3 percent. So, its kind of a struggle getttin' it out there.
I believe that my whole creative life stemmed from this magic hour under the stars on that hilltop.
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius.
Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to go get on with it.
I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person.
But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.
Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.
I do think it's important, if you're going to be very creative, to be a seeker.
As a creative person you just get an idea in your head, and sometimes you just can't shake it off.
Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.