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  1. Picture quote by Friedrich Nietzsche about soul

    You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ⏤ Friedrich Nietzsche

  2. Picture quote by Erich Fromm about creativity

    Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty. ⏤ Erich Fromm

  3. Picture quote about creativity

    To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

  4. Picture quote by Scott Adams about creativity

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

  5. Picture quote by Sayings about creativity

    When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack. ⏤ Sayings

  6. Picture quote about creativity

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

  7. Picture quote by Dieter F. Uchtdorf about creativity

    The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. ⏤ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  8. Picture quote by Sayings about creativity

    Don't compare, just create. ⏤ Sayings

  9. Picture quote by Proverbs about time

    A sunday well-spent brings a week of content. ⏤ Proverbs

  10. Picture quote by Sayings about balance

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

  11. Picture quote by Sayings about creativity

    The creative adult is the child who survived. ⏤ Sayings

  12. Picture quote by Sayings about creativity

    Creativity is as important as literacy. ⏤ Sayings

  13. Picture quote by Bill Gates about creativity

    I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job, because he will find an easy way to do it. ⏤ Bill Gates

  14. Picture quote by Criss Jami about creativity

    Create with the heart; build with the mind. ⏤ Criss Jami

  15. Picture quote about vulerability

    Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.

  16. Picture quote by John Lennon about creativity

    Creativity is a gist. It doesn't come through if the air is cluttered. ⏤ John Lennon

  17. Picture quote by Seth Godin about creativity

    The only people who get paid enough, get paid what they're worth are people who don't follow the instruction book, who create art, who are innovative, who work without a map. That option is now available to everyone to take it. ⏤ Seth Godin

  18. Picture quote about creativity

    To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong. Share

  19. Picture quote by Osho [Chandra Mohan Jain] about creativity

    Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence. ⏤ Osho [Chandra Mohan Jain]

  20. Picture quote by Herman Melville about creativity

    It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ⏤ Herman Melville

  21. Picture quote by Onyi Anyado about entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship isn't about luck, it's about vision, time management, creativity, determination and goals. ⏤ Onyi Anyado

  22. Picture quote by Saul Bass about motivational

    I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares. ⏤ Saul Bass

  23. Picture quote by Charles Mingus about complicate

    Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple. ⏤ Charles Mingus

  24. Picture quote about art

    In order to be created, a work of art must first make use of the dark forces of the soul

  25. Picture quote by Stephen King about habit

    Habit is the bed of creativity. Tuck yourself in. ⏤ Stephen King

What are the best creativity quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about creativity of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best creativity quotations. Top creativity sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Stay hungry, stay foolish. You've got to find what you love!

Steve Jobs

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

Maya Angelou

It's important to create what you desire to, not what people expect you to.

Shigeru Miyamoto

No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.

Salvador Dali

A lot of people have taste, but they don’t have the daring to be creative.

Bill Cunningham

look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you...


I will master something, then the creativity will come.

Japanese Proverbs

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.

Bo Bennett

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

I do not seek, I find.

Pablo Picasso

We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people.

Roger Wilkins

It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.

Julius Caesar

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

Edward De Bono

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

Rita Mae Brown

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.

Kurt Vonnegut

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

Sylvia Plath

For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.

Jean Dubuffet

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.

Erich Fromm

Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger.

Coco Chanel

Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.

Mark Twain

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.

Ray Bradbury

Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.

Bruce Lee

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better.

John Updike

A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.

Gerald G. Jampolsky

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.

Joichi Ito

The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.

Leonardo da Vinci

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

Scott Adams

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

T. S. Eliot

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

Wentworth Miller

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.

Agnes De Mille

Panic is the great access of creativity because that's the only way to get rid of your mind.

Shekhar Kapur

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.

Robert Bresson

Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources

Albert Einstein

I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.


Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.

William Pollard

You can't fake creativity, competence, or sexual arousal.

Doug Coupland

You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity.

Patty Duke

To create something you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.

Anna Freud

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

Erich Fromm

I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.

William Blake

The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.

Arnold Bennett

We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create.


Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.

Julia Cameron

We will not know unless we begin.

Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.

Paul Ambroise Valery

No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell.

Antonin Artaud

If the rules of creativity are the norm for a company, creative people will be the norm.

Jim Gilmore

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

Donatella Versace

Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization.

Otto Rank

Creativity is a highfalutin word for the work I have to do between now and Tuesday.

Ray Kroc

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.

Carl R. Rogers

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.

Mary Shelley

Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within.

David Duchovny

True creativity often starts where language ends.

Arthur Koestler

The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.

Stephen Nachmanovitch

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

Albert Einstein

We create stories to define our existence. If we do not create the stories, we probably go mad.

Shekhar Kapur

I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.

David Rockefeller

If one finds the strength to deal with small things, one finds it to deal with the large ones as well.

Etty Hillesum

In all matters of creativity, rules are meant to be broken when necessary.

Haley Langford

Genius is initiative on fire.

Holbrook Jackson

The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so.

Henri Poincare

I don't think that a company should own a studio and the network, and program for their own network. It hurts the creativity - it is not a level playing field.

Scott Bakula

You can involve yourself in electronics, computers, puzzles... there's a lot of creativity and brain working. There's a lot to model trains that people don't realize.

Gary Coleman

When I think about my new CD, the word "joy" comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album.

George Duke

Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.

Chuck Jones

The question is not if we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstinting has been naught.

William Butler Yeats

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

Carl Sandburg

It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create.

John Saxe

Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, 'Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I'm here.' It's another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I'm going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it.

Shania Twain

life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one

Stella Adler

I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.

Miles Davis

The legs are the wheels of creativity.

Albert Einstein

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.

Charles Franklin Kettering

Whoever undertakes to create soon finds himself engaged in creating himself. Self-transformation and the transformation of others have constituted the radical interest of our century, whether in painting, psychiatry, or political action.

Harold Rosenberg

A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.

Mary Garden

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

Frank Capra

Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.

Julia Cameron

How do I create something out of nothing? And how do I create my own life? I think it is by questioning, and saying to myself that there are no absolute truths.

Amy Tan

We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.

Edward De Bono

Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Walt Disney

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

That which builds is better than that which is built.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Creativity shouldn't be following radio; it should be the other way around.

Herbie Hancock

Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it.

Florence King

Properly practiced creativity can make one ad do the work of ten.

William Bernbach

My grandfather gave me inspiration to cook, and love food and flavors. My Aunt Raffie, gave me creativity and the inspiration to create new things. My mother inspires me to find simplicity in food.

Giada De Laurentiis

Thirty-three-years-old, still creating art. It's rage, it's creativity, it's pain, it's hurt, but it's the opportunity to still have my voice get out there through music.

Kanye West

The 'We Have Overcome' generation has run out of intellectual creativity but refuses to leave the political stage.

Manning Marable

Creativity is what transforms.

Ron Johnson

The concept of commercialism in the fashion and art world is looked down upon. You know, just to think, 'What amount of creativity does it take to make something that masses of people like?' And, 'How does creativity apply across the board?'

Kanye West

You know...that a blank wall is an apalling thing to look at. The wall of a museum -- a canvas -- a piece of film -- or a guy sitting in front of a typewriter. Then, you start out to do something -- that vague thing called creation. The beginning strikes awe within you.

Edward Steichen

My imagination was no competition for nature.

Jim Toomey

All I can say is, hey, if you have fun doing what you do, if you have fun playing soccer, the creativity is just going to come as time goes on.

Freddy Adu

Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.

Al Gore

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