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A picture is a poem without words.
Originality is the best form of rebellion.
Innovation is creativity with a job to do.
When all think alike, then no one is thinking.
There's the whole world at your feet.
Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun.
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
There are no problems -- only opportunities to be creative.
Creativeness is the only thing that shows our imagination.
There is no need to rush. Creativity is all about taking the scenic route.
A disorder is not a disorder if everything is in order.
Creativity consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know... Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
Creativity ... consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know.
Great creativity is astonishingly, absurdly, rationally, irrationally powerful.
Creativity is not simply a property of exceptional people but an exceptional property of all people.
Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known.
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
If you can dream it, you can make it so.
Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status.
Creativity is nothing I do. Creativity is something God does. Stop forcing it. Let God do it.
The idea is there, locked inside. All you have to do is remove the excess stone.
To be an artist means never to avert one's eyes.
My greatest joy comes from creativity: from feeling that I have been able to identify a certain aspect of human nature and crystallise a phenomenon in words.
Ideas come from everything.
Broken symmetry is imperfection, but rich in creativity. The universe is created out of broken symmetry.
They will say you are on the wrong road, if it is your own.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
True creativity often starts where language ends.
The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.
The way to get over creative block is to simply place some constraints on yourself. It seems contradictory, but when it comes to creative work, limitations mean freedom.
Creative people need time to just sit around and do nothing.
In the end, creativity isn't just the things we choose to put in, it's the things we choose to leave out.
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
Be spontaneous, be creative, go out and have fun, let things happen naturally.
A lack of imagination results in a lack of living.
Creative people are often found either disagreeable or intimidating by mediocrities.
Creative people have to be fed from the divine source.
Sometimes I think that creativity is a matter of seeing, or stumbling over, unobvious similarities between things -- like composing a fresh metaphor, but on a more complex scale.
Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.
Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.
You can't fake creativity, competence, or sexual arousal.
Create, and be true to yourself, and depend only on your own good taste.
There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all.
There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.
Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone.
Creative thinking is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practiced and nurtured.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
A requirement of creativity is that it contributes to change. Creativity keeps the creator alive.
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.
Creativity can solve almost any problem.
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.
I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity.
The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so.
You can't wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.
Only free time, imagination, creativity, and an ability to disappear will help you deliver value that nobody ever delivered before in the history of mankind.
Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.
Normal means lack of imagination and creativity.
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too.
Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.
Creativity's about ownership.
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or better.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Mystery is at the heart of creativity.
Creativity flourishes when we have a sense of safety and self-acceptance.
In a sense, as we are creative beings, our lives become our work of art.
In order to have a real relationship with our creativity, we must take the time and care to cultivate it.
Creativity is always a leap of faith. You're faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage.
Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.
Creativity -- like human life itself -- begins in darkness.
One of the enemies of creativity and innovation, especially in relation to our own development, is common sense.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value. It is a process; it's not random.
Creativity is the greatest gift of human intelligence.
Creativity is as important as literacy.
Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it's produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
You can't just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them.
If you're not doing some things that are crazy, then you're doing the wrong things.
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.
I force myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
Creativity is bound up in our ability to find new ways around old problems.
There is a notion that creative people are absent-minded, reckless, heedless of social customs and obligations. It is, hopefully, true for they are in another world altogether.
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.
It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse.
Art in the classroom not only spurs creativity, it also inspires learning.
Many of those who are advised to think outside the box do not even think inside the box.
All of us can create if we allow ourselves to.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it.
Creativity is every company's first driver. It's where everything starts, where energy and forward motion originate. Without that first charge of creativity, nothing else can take place.
To be creative means to be in love with life.
To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.
You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty.
We first create in the mind, then the hands. But we stop creating if there is no heart.
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.