Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.— Mae Jemison
Surprising Creativeness quotations
My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.
Are we forming children who are only capable of learning what is already known? Or should we try to develop creative and innovative minds, capable of discovery from the preschool age on, throughout life?
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'.
Leave this world a little better than you found it.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
The Toyota style is not to create results by working hard.
It is a system that says there is no limit to people's creativity. People don't go to Toyota to 'work' they go there to 'think'.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
Creativity follows mastery, so mastery of skills is the first priority for young talent.
A revolution that is based on the people exercising their creativity in the midst of devastation is one of the great historical contributions of humankind.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
It is in playing and only in playing that the individual child or adult is able to be creative and to use the whole personality, and it is only in being creative that the individual discovers the self.
Failure is success in progress
Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing.
The power of imagination is the ultimate creative power.
. no doubt about that. While knowledge defines all we currently know and understand.. imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions
I didn't follow the policies of those already in the business.
If I had, I would never have made a go of it. Instead, I started out with the determination to make a better nickel chocolate bar than any of my competitors made, and I did so.
You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
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.
[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.
There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.
Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.
Making your unknown known is the important thing.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
My friends, how desperately we need to be loved and to love.
With it we are creative. With it we march tirelessly. With it, and with it alone, we are able to sacrifice for others.
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
The letters don't get their true delight, when done in haste & discomfort, nor merely done with diligence & pain, but first when they are created with love and passion.
A creative person has to create. It doesn't really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.
By being natural and sincere, one often can create revolutions without having sought them.
Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity.
Creativity consists in maintaining a key aspect of the experience of childhood throughout one's life: the capacity to create and recreate the world. Creativity is the omnipotence of the child's mind.
Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency.
The biggest obstacle to creativity is breaking through the barrier of disbelief.