For whatever you're doing, for your creative juices, your geography's got a hell of a lot to do with it. You really have to be in a good place, and then you have to be either on your way there or on your way from there.— Neil Young
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If you want to be a writer, write. Write and write and write. If you stop, start again. Save everything that you write. If you feel blocked, write through it until you feel your creative juices flowing again. Write. Writing is what makes a writer, nothing more and nothing less.
In the midst of our daily lives, we must find the juice to nourish our creative souls.
Any industry loses its innovation and loses its access to creative juices if you don't have progressive thinking and diversity.
I don't find inspiration on Wall Street.
I don't find that in Beverly Hills. I don't find that in places where opportunity resides unbridled, and I think the real creative energy and the real juice is in where people are caught, in the economic abyss.
Movement practice gets all your creative juices flowing.
It doesn't just release your body, but it opens up your heart and empties out your mind, as well.
The greatest feminists have also been the greatest lovers.
I'm thinking not only of Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley, but of Anais Nin, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and of course Sappho. You cannot divide creative juices from human juices. And as long as juicy women are equated with bad women, we will err on the side of being bad.
The only thing I know for sure about the creative process is it always comes back. Magically. When there are no creative juices and nothing is coming to me - if I wait - it comes!
Let your creative juices flow and don't be afraid to take chances!
I had great, great times as a Little League coach.
People were talking about me quitting acting, and they would say, What about your creative juices? Coaching is creative, because you could take a kid who thought he wasn't any good and, within four minutes, change his mind. And I didn't have to wait six months for them to put music to it.
The hardest period for a writer is the period in-between writing.
That's when you can go crazy if you don't allow the creative juices to flow.
You need to keep your creative juices flowing and keep [your] character interesting.
When I'm making a movie, it's making use of my creative juices, and it fills me up with what really is - I think my purpose here is to tell stories.
The Jungian therapist taught me the difference between the ego and the shadow.
I realized I'd been so busy being a good girl that I'd completely detached from my shadow. It's something we all have, and it's where all the creative juices are.
In my career, fun becomes a big factor.
If something feels like it's going to be creative and be fun - follow your bliss. Is this where the juice is? Then I go there.
I take conscious breaks for myself 'cause I like to rejuvenate and get my creative juices flowing. I also like to take my time with my creativity; I think it's important.
When the external factors over which one has no control in a way start to become negative, it starts to affect our creative juices.
Hip Hop has become real constrained. The creative juices and creative flows have been diminished.
The spark of eros provides color and flavor to delight in our sensuality.
Without generating this creative juice, many people feel uninspired and dry in their lives.
I'm a closet singer-songwriter. That keeps my creative juices flowing.
It's inspiring just to work on something and just kind of keep the creative juices flowing.
I think my one of my strengths in standup is my ability to adlib.
I do all my best writing on stage. I can sit down and write jokes, but I'd rather go on stage with a premise or an idea and let the jokes come that way. My creative juices are never flowing any better than when I'm onstage.
There was this enormous burst of sculptural creative juice in the nineteenth century, and all that stuff is just so decorative. Even in pieces cast from a mold, you get a more sensuous, handmade, individual sense from it.
The magic happens in the creative studios.
But sometimes you're inspired when you're removed from it a little bit. That's when the juice starts to percolate.
As much as I love performing, nothing juices me up creatively like being in my own studio for an extended period. Songs, ideas, even paintings are pouring out of me. My inspiration and usual subject matter: life.
I draw creative juices from everywhere.
I'm so visually inspired. I would watch old movies a lot to get inspiration for clothes.
I do a lot of writing in my capacity as the creative director for a marketing agency. These days, though, I'm trying to write a little bit most evenings just to keep the creative juices flowing.
When your back is against the wall financially, creative juices flow.
Marijuana, for me in particular, releases my creative juices.
It doesn't work well for performing, but for creating nothing works better.
Part of your job as an artist is to push yourself and make sure your creative juices are flowing.
Theorists tend to peak at an early age;
the creative juices tend to gush very early and start drying up past the age of fifteen-or so it seems. They need to know just enough; when they're young they haven't accumulated the intellectual baggage.
I'm not a big believer in disciplined writers.
What does discipline mean? The writer who forces himself to sit down and write for seven hours every day might be wasting those seven hours if he's not in the mood and doesn't feel the juice. I don't think discipline equals creativity.
Incidentally, when we're faced with a "prove or disprove," we're usually better off trying first to disprove with a counterexample, for two reasons: A disproof is potentially easier (we need just one counterexample); and nitpicking arouses our creative juices. Even if the given assertion is true, our search for a counterexample often leads to a proof, as soon as we see why a counterexample is impossible. Besides, it's healthy to be skeptical.
It's difficult to get your creative juices flowing if you're always being practical, following rules, afraid to make mistakes, not looking into outside areas, or under the influence of any of the other mental locks.