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
Controversy Inspiration And Creativity quotations
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
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.
There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
Go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
Free your mind and your ass will follow
Adidas is a very personal inspiration to me.
It has enriched my creative life. It's an exchange between different cultures, different ideas, and most of all, it is teamwork.
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
By peace we mean the capacity to transform conflicts with empathy, without violence, and creatively- a never-ending process
If a man devotes himself to the instructions of his own unconscious, it can bestow this gift [of renewal], so that suddenly life, which has been stale and dull, turns into a rich unending inner adventure, full of creative possibilities
Positivity opens us. The first core truth about positive emotions is that they open our hearts and our minds, making us more receptive and more creative.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
Love , creativity, and opportunity is in the air. Take it in and do your thing.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.
If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognizing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up.
Nothing comes from nothing. You must continuously feed the inner beast that sparks and inspires.
I'm realizing, you don't need to change anything about yourself.
This is who you are, and it's okay. That's daring.
Creativity can solve almost any problem.
Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
If you want people to perform better, you reward them, right? Bonuses, commissions, their own reality show. Incentivize them. [...] But that's not happening here. You've got an incentive designed to sharpen thinking and accelerate creativity, and it does just the opposite. It dulls thinking and blocks creativity.
Think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.