quote by Carlos Castaneda

Discipline, as understood by a warrior, is creative, open, and produces freedom. It is the ability to face the unknown, transforming the feeling of knowing into reverent astonishment; of considering things that exceed the scope of our habits, and daring to face the only war that is worthwhile: The battle for awareness.

— Carlos Castaneda

Thrilling Creative Freedom quotations

[The] type of education now prevailing all over the world is directed against human freedom. State-controlled education ... deprives people of their free choice, creativity and brilliance.


Creative freedom quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

Interesting things happen when the creative impulse is cultivated with curiosity, freedom and intensity.

Creative freedom quote Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.

Life in itself is an empty canvas; it becomes whatsoever you paint on it. You can paint misery, you can paint bliss. This freedom is your glory.

Free your mind and your ass will follow

Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players.

.. they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.


Creative freedom quote Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
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In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty.

..in the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning. And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.

This I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected.

You don’t know what order with freedom means! You only know what revolt against oppression is! You don’t know that the rod, discipline, violence, the state and government can only be sustained because of you and because of your lack of socially creative powers that develop order within liberty!

Creative freedom quote Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.

I like the idea of not being afraid of letting your imagination rule you, to feel the freedom of expression, to let creativity be your overwhelming drive rather than other things.


Knowing how to do things not just with the head, but with the hands as well: this might seem a programmatic and ideological goal. It is not. It is a way of safeguarding creative freedom.

Creative freedom quote Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Without freedom of choice, there is no creativity. Without creativity, there is no life.

There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. ...But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind.

There is no objective reality. But there is only an illusion of consciousness, there is only an objectivication of reality, which was created by the spirit. The origin of life is creativity, freedom; and the personality, subject, and spirit are the representatives of that origin, but not the nature, not the object.

Creative freedom quote Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.

What attracted me was less art itself than the artist’s life and all that it meant for me: the idea of creativity and freedom of expression and action. I had been attracted to painting and drawing for a long time, but it was not an irresistible passion; what I wanted, at all costs, was to escape the monotony of life.


True life is creativity, not development: it is the freedom for creative acts, for creative fire, rather than necessity and the heaviness of congealing self-perfection.

The truth about not having everything you need, not being fully equipped or qualified or allowed is that these limits are the nebula of creative genius. When you have total freedom i.e: no limits at all. You stop trying to make the best of things

Creative freedom quote To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
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As an artist you have to fight and survive the wilderness to keep your creative freedom. Creativity is very fragile.

Art lives where absolute freedom is, because where it is not, there can be no creativity.

For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don't rely too much on other people's opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you.


Creative freedom quote One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.

China restricts the society's freedom of speech.

The Communist Party imposes these limits because it lacks confidence towards the future and has no ideals. Nowadays, China is experiencing the detrimental effects of such decisions. Its citizens have no creativity.

The ultimate freedom for creative groups is the freedom to experiment with new ideas.

Real freedom is creative, proactive, and will take me into new territories.

I am not free if my freedom is predicated on reacting to my past.

Creative freedom quote A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

I never get myself in a situation where I don't have creative freedom.

I'm a very free woman, and maybe freedom is erotic in that way.

Maybe it's conceived of as something dangerous, and dangerous - in that creative and wild way - is sensuous and erotic. For me it's more about making what I feel, but there's always a reason, a level of integrity and classical expression in what I do.


He closed his eyes and sank into the warm dusk that separates consciosness and sleep, where reality bends and sways to the wind of thought, and where creativity blossoms in its freedom from boundaries and all things are possible.

Creative freedom quote When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.
When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.

Meditation is the progressive quieting of our mind, until we reach the source of thought, which in wisdom traditions are the realm of our soul and spirit. In this domain of awareness there is infinite creativity, synchronicity, the power of intention, and freedom from limitations.

Creative freedom is determined by how we behold the world.

Any one of us can make new things with our perceptions that serve as doorways to the creative imagination. No one is excluded.

Short film: you can be poetic and you don't have to answer anything.

You can make whatever you want. You have creative freedom with short film.

Creative freedom quote Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Being independent gives me freedom to creatively be great.

Standing on your own doesn't always get major exposure or support, but because I make music from a pure place, I am more so excited and relieved that it actually gets out into the universe.


You’ve got to fight for that connection with God all the time no matter what you're going through in life. I'm growing up. I'm maturing. But I definitely think that the backbone of this is the freedom and creativity I have without the fear of failing. If I fail, what's going to happen? Nothing. I'm not looking for my self-worth in the sport.

When the Internet first came into public use, it was hailed as a liberation from conformity, a floating world ruled by passion, creativity, innovation and freedom of information. When it was hijacked first by advertising and then by commerce, it seemed like it had been fully co-opted and brought into line with human greed and ambition.

I am very lucky that I have talented and creative people around me.

Also, mediation has been a very big part of my freedom, because it allows me to watch all the things going on and allows me to focus.

Sketching is the breath of art: it is the most refreshing of all the more impulsive forms of creative self-expression and, as such, it should be as free, and happy, as a song in the bath.