quote by Henri Matisse

Creative people are curious, flexible, and independent with a tremendous spirit and a love of play.

— Henri Matisse

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Creative spirit 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.

Man's origin was as spirit, not a physical body.

These souls projected themselves into matter, probably for their own diversion. Through the use of his creative powers for selfish purposes, man became entangled in matter and materiality to such an extent that he nearly forgot his divine origin and nature.

Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life.

We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.

Creative spirit 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.

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

Old age is a hindrance to creativity but cannot crush my youthful spirit.

While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.

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

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.

The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs.

The main factor in any form of creativeness is the life of a human spirit, that of the actor and his part, their joint feelings and subconscious creation.

The main factor in any form of creativeness is the life of a human spirit, that of the actor and his part, their joint feelings and subconscious creation.

Creative spirit 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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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.

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential.

They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.

Creative spirit 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.

Before embarking on important undertakings sit quietly calm your senses and thoughts and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit.

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.

Managing the power of choice, with all its creative and spiritual implications, is the essence of the human experience. All spiritual teachings are directed toward inspiring us to recognize that the power to make choices is the dynamic that converts our spirits into matter, our words into flesh. Choice is the process of creation itself.

Creative spirit quote I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they l

I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.

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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.

The Spirit of God is as destructive of evil as it is creative of good.

You can sit there, tense and worried, freezing the creative energies, or you can start writing something. It doesn't matter what. In five or ten minutes, the imagination will heat, the tightness will fade, and a certain spirit and rhythm will take over.

Creative spirit quote Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to k

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

The division between the useful arts and the fine arts must not be understood in too absolute a manner. In the humblest work of the craftsmen, if art is there, there is a concern for beauty, through a kind of indirect repercussion that the requirements of the creativity of the spirit exercise upon the production of an object to serve human needs.

The portal of healing and creativity always takes us into the realm of the spirit.

For me, collaborating is a marriage of the minds.

It's two or more people coming together and making an idea come alive. Using their own creative knowledge or creative spirit to make the best version of an idea. To inspire an idea and to challenge it to be better than just one person's vision for it.

Creative spirit quote A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun.

Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business.

Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances.

Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.

There is a creative spirit in you desiring to be free, and you may as well get out of its way for it will give you no peace until you do.

Creative spirit quote The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

For each of us as women, there is a dark place within, where hidden and growing our true spirit rises, beautiful and tough as chestnut stanchions against our nightmare of weakness. Within these deep places, each one of us holds an incredible reserve of creativity and power, of unexamined and unrecorded emotion and feeling

Whenever I start working on a song, I immediately try to forget everything, to empty my head. I try to approach it like,“This is the first time I've ever played a guitar. What am I going to do?”. That's one way of getting straight through the conscious mind into the subconscious layer where the true creative spirit lies.

But reading is not idleness?it is the passive, receptive side of civilization without which the active and creative world would be meaningless. It is the immortal spirit of the dead realised within the bodies of the living. It is sacramental.

Creative spirit quote Balance is not something you find. It's something you create.

Balance is not something you find. It's something you create.

The ideal artist is he who knows everything, feels everything, experiences everything, and retains his experience in a spirit of wonder and feeds upon it with creative lust.

You need a mind open to possibility, conditioned to love the creative spirit we all have inside ourselves.

By being discontented, the spirit searches for ways to improve its condition and for a better channel for expressing itself. This sense of discontent is the engine that drives all creativity and innovation... Our blue moments are a necessary part of our human evolution.

Creative spirit quote Don't compare, just create.

Don't compare, just create.

I used to be like "Why are we doing a remake? What are remakes being done for?" But then, we do that all the time in the theater. Retelling stories is what we've done since we were sitting around campfires. It's a part of the human spirit. It doesn't have to be negative to creativity. It can be completely opposite.

Socialize the individual's surplus and you socialize his spirit and creativeness.

The world that we must seek is a world in which the creative spirit is alive, in which life is an adventure full of joy and hope, based rather upon the impulse to construct than upon the desire to retain what we possess or to seize what is possessed by others.

I've never written for anybody else. For me, it was a challenge. I write for me. I don't write for anybody else. And what was good about it was that I was writing for somebody I knew. I knew what my mother thinks and how she feels. So it was finding that creative spirit to write about my mother.

With the practice of deep meditation the mind contacts the Bliss Consciousness of the Spirit and becomes more peaceful, happy, creative and powerful. This state of mind enriches all values of material life.

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