Some brilliant quotes on creativity


“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, the just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while” – Steve Jobs
“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” – Vincent Van Gogh
“Successful continual learning means maintaining a balance and variety of success-oriented attributes, the most prominent being awareness, confidence, persistence, determination, courage, and focus. But curiosity, ingenuity, and creativity may be even more important as it is these traits that fuel the desire to continue to question and challenge the status quo.”
– Lorii Myers
“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things” – Ray Bradbury
“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” – Leo Burnett
“Creativity is a drug I cannot live without” – Cecil B. DeMille
“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso
“Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity” – Charles Mingus
“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali
“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club” – Jack London

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39 Time Award Winning Author
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