The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.— Jean Piaget
Exciting Creating New Things quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done-men who are creative, inventive, and discovers. The second goal of education is to form minds which can be critical, can verify, and not accept everything they are offered.
Design is not about decorating functional forms - it is about creating forms that accord with the character of the object and that show new technologies to advantage.
Minimalism is about creating complete harmony and not about making simple.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
It is in fact the height of selfishness to merely consume what others create and to retreat into a shell of limited goals and immediate pleasures.
A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things.
New Year's eve is like every other night;
there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights.
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A REBEL. I NEVER DO THINGS THE WAY THEY’RE SUPPOSED TO BE DONE. EITHER I GO IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OR I CREATE A NEW DIRECTION FOR MYSELF, REGARDLESS OF WHAT THE RULES ARE OR WHAT SOCIETY SAYS.
Don’t be in a rush to get big. Be in a rush to have a great product.
With the most primitive means the artist creates something which the most ingenious and efficient technology will never be able to create.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
Every day I watched how a bare metal frame, rolling down the line would come off the other end, a spanking brand new car. What a great idea! Maybe, I could do the same thing with my music. Create a place where a kid off the street could walk in one door, an unknown, go through a process, and come out another door, a star.
The number one thing I am earnestly attracted to is intelligence.
Writers are thus the pinnacle of intelligence. While actors are great and awesome, writers literally create new worlds from scratch. What is sexier than that? Personally, I don't know why every person out there isn't dating a writer.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
What I created got abominated.
The duende....Where is the duende? Through the empty archway a wind of the spirit enters, blowing insistently over the heads of the dead, in search of new landscapes and unknown accents: a wind with the odour of a child's saliva, crushed grass, and medusa's veil, announcing the endless baptism of freshly created things.
Punk rock really came out of N.Y. as a philosophy before the groups were ever recorded. I had a kind-of intellectual interest in the idea of creating a new scene that could be a grassroots thing.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
To create is not to deform or invent persons and things.
It is to tie new relationships between persons and things which are, and as they are.
If I'm experiencing a different thing every day and seeing a new environment every day, it can create a different mood or different feeling.
It is fascinating to watch politicians come up with 'solutions' to problems that are a direct result of their previous solutions. In many cases, the most efficient thing to do would be to repeal their previous solution and stop being so gung-ho for creating new solutions in the future. But, politically, that is the last thing they will do.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Every New Year's Eve, I have a pact to do something I never thought I'd do.
So I created this list. You have to free your mind to do things you wouldn't think of doing. Don't ever say no.
It's creating things that make enough money to create resources to generate new technologies to have those technologies to generate more resources so I can make more things happen.
I think the women - Lauryn Hill, Mary J.
Blige, Erykah Badu - are doing new conceptual things and using their voices to create new American music.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Of course we've lost so many superstars who've made jazz what it is.
We've lost so many musicians who created new things and changed the way we think about music and who took jazz to a new level. So jazz is suffering from that. But we still have a lot of incredible people playing jazz in the world. We have a lot of people leading the way.
Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
If you want God to do something new in you, you cannot keep doing the same old thing. You have to do something different. And if you do, God will create new capacities within you. There will be new gifts and new revelations. But you've got to pray the price. You'll get out of this what you put into it.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
My grandfather gave me inspiration to cook, and love food and flavors.
My Aunt Raffie, gave me creativity and the inspiration to create new things. My mother inspires me to find simplicity in food.
We need to think about what cooking is, what context it takes place in and what its relationship to the world of art is. If there were criticisms of my presence at Documenta, that's a good thing because it means we were doing something new. Your mission in creating something artistic is to produce something new and polemical.
The film [Dream of Life], in the end, is life-affirming, and I think it's always useful for people to be reminded that no matter how rough things get, no matter what kind of twists and turns our lives can take, we can keep going, we can create something new.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Remember finally, that the ashes that were on your forehead are created from the burnt palms of last Palm Sunday. New beginnings invariably come from old false things that are allowed to die.
Without an observer at a twenty three degree angle to the light being reflected off a cloud of spherical droplets, there is no rainbow. The whole universe is like that. Our spirits stand at a twenty three degree angle to the universe. There is some new thing created at the contact of photon and retina, some space created between rock and mind.
It's one thing to just play a tune, or play a program of music, but it's another thing to practically create a new language of music, which is what 'Kind of Blue' did.
Instead of the primitive raw material economy, we will create a smart economy generating unique knowledge, new useful things and technologies. Instead of the archaic society, in which the leaders think and make decisions for everyone, we will become a country of intelligent, free and responsible people.
Necessity used to be the mother of invention, but then we ran out of things that were necessary. The postmodern mother of invention is desire; we don’t really “need” anything new, so we only create what we want.