Innovators and creative geniuses cannot be reared in schools. They are precisely the men who defy what the school has taught them.— Ludwig von Mises
Massive Creative Genius quotations
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
A harmless hilarity and a buoyant cheerfulness are not infrequent concomitants of genius; and we are never more deceived than when we mistake gravity for greatness, solemnity for science, and pomposity for erudition.
For me to say I wasn't a genius I'd just be lying to you and to myself
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is either to extend the boundaries of the patches of light, or to increase their number. One of these tasks falls to the creative genius; the other requires a sort of sagacity combined with perfectionism.
A woman artist could be one of those intuitive geniuses [who] have kept their childlike spirit and have added to it breadth of vision and experience.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.
If you gave your inner genius as much credence as your inner critic, you would be light years ahead of where you now stand.
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or other people's models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open.
The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God's creative genius is endless.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Creativity is the quality that you bring to the activity that you are doing.
It is an attitude, an inner approach - how you look at things . . . Whatsoever you do, if you do it joyfully, if you do it lovingly, if your act of doing is not purely economical, then it is creative.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
In the creative process, my ego has always been a huge tyrant .
.. a dictator and kind of rude and very misleading, because sometimes when I'm doing something, I say, "This is great! This is fantastic! Very genius!" And 20 minutes later, I feel like a dead jellyfish. "You are a stupid a**hole. This is a piece of sh*t. Nobody will care about it."
When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.
How full of the creative genius is the air in which these [snowflakes] are generated! I should hardly admire them more if real stars fell and lodged on my coat. Nature is full of genius. Full of the divinity. So that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
Originality and creativity are nothing but the result of the wise management of combinations. The creative genius combines more rapidly, and with a greater critical sense of what gets tossed out and what gets saved, the same material that the failed genius has to work with.
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.
A genius always presents himself as a fool.
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
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
Peter had a genius for imitation; but he lacked true genius, which is creative and makes all from nothing.
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
We need creative people working with broadcasters, making smart content to inspire people to be geniuses.
Most people don't find their creativity.
There are more unsung geniuses that don't even know they have great talent.
Somehow we must transform the dynamics of the world power struggle from the negative nuclear arms race which no one can win to a positive contest to harness man's creative genius for the purpose of making peace and prosperity a reality for all of the nations of the world.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Cristiano is an explosive type of player, with great technique, but he's still not as gifted as Messi in my opinion. Messi is more of a genius than Cristiano. Cristiano is so strong physically, so powerful, but Messi has more creativity.
Creativity runs across many categories in life, from the arts-and-crafts project a mum or dad does with their kids, to the bestselling author's manuscript, to the designs of the hairdresser, to the creations of the computer programming genius.
Discovery is new beginning. It is the origin of new rules that supplement, or even supplant, the old. Genius is creative. It is genius precisely because it disregards established routines, because it originates the novelties that will be the routines of the future. Were there rules for discovery, then discoveries would be mere conclusions.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
The creative genius begins in the idle moment, dreaming up the impossible, and later making it come true.
The transformation of the impossible into reality is always the mark of a demonic will. The only way to recognize a military genius is by the fact that, during the war, he will mock the rules of warfare and will employ creative improvisation instead of tested methods and he will do so at the right moment.
You're better off owning 30 percent and having two amazing partners who compliment you and are equally as driven as you are than having 100 percent and only having one aspect of it, unless you're a super genius who is creative and business-minded at the same time.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The qualities of creativity and genius are within you, awaiting your decision to match up with the power of intention.
If art is not to be life-enhancing, what is it to be? Half the world is feminine - why is there resentment at a female-oriented art? Nobody asks The Tale of Genji to be masculine! Women certainly learn a lot from books oriented toward a masculine world. Why is not the reverse also true? Or are men really so afraid of women's creativity?
It is the essence of genius to make use of the simplest ideas.
An idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan.
Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
If I were to write my title like going through the airport and you have to put down what you do? I would literally write ‘creative genius’.
Sex energy is the creative energy of all creative geniuses.
Education rears disciples, imitators, and routinists, not pioneers of new ideas and creative geniuses. The schools are not nurseries of progress and improvement, but conservatories of tradition and unvarying modes of thought.
Thrift is the really romantic thing; economy is more romantic than extravagance... thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste... if a man could undertake to make use of all the things in his dustbin, he would be a broader genius than Shakespeare.