I still feel like a novice when it comes to classical theater, but I don't ever want to become comfortable with anything. The greatest creativity comes from being nervous and uncomfortable.
There is something special when creative people get together.
In order to be creative you have to be allowed to fail.
You can't suppress creativity, you can't suppress innovation.
I'm a believer in just open, free-form creativity, and you never know the surprises that life has in store, and that, purely on a creative level, there's no such thing as rules.
Fear is a destruction of creativity.
If you're trying to be more creative, one of the most important things you can do is increase the volume and diversity of the information to which you are exposed.
What you discover when you look at creativity from the perspective of the brain is that it is universal. We're all creative all of the time, we can't help but be creative.
Creativity is not a trait that we inherit in our genes or a blessing bestowed by the angels. It's a skill.
Creativity is a spark. It can be excruciating when we're rubbing two rocks together and getting nothing. And it can be intensely satisfying when the flame catches and a new idea sweeps around the world.
Creativity is essential to particle physics, cosmology, and to mathematics, and to other fields of science, just as it is to its more widely acknowledged beneficiaries -- the arts and humanities.
If you're doing creative work, that work should never feel trivial -- even if what you're doing is for hire or lightly intended. Even the mundane doesn't have to be trivial.
Creativity is the answer. I always prefer the creative solution to an expensive solution.
A place of freedom is the best place to have the most creativity.
Problems are hidden opportunities, and constraints can actually boost creativity.
Problems are hidden opportunities and constraints can actually boost creativity. If you have some crazy ideas in your mind, and that people tell you that it's impossible to make, well, that's an even better reason to want to do it, because people have a tendency to see the problems rather than the final result, whereas if you start to deal with problems as being your allies rather than your opponents, life will start to dance with you in the most amazing way.
Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.
Creativity is what transforms.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Vision is the true creative rhythm.
Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity.
In my mind, creativity is consciousness.
If you define eccentricity as creativity, then yes, creativity is eccentricity.
Work is the opposite of creativity.
Possessing a healthy imagination is a necessary ingredient for creativity.
Any creative process is about being in a territory which isn't secure, isn't necessarily familiar, and isn't convenient in any sort of way. And that's the excitement of it.
Routine kills creative thought.
I think of childhood as an explosion of creativity. For most people, growing up and earning a living means leaving all that behind. But an artist never leaves that behind. Edwin Mullhouse was my way of exploring the child as artist and, under the guise of childhood, something larger.
In the end it all comes down to enthusiasm. Your creativity is basically your expression of God-force.
Success is fickle, but creativity is a gift.
A lot of people forget how important it is to be creative. We get caught up in getting ahead and in day-to-day minutiae. But creativity is a fundamental mode of expression, as is being tenacious and standing by your own convictions and passions, even if it's not the 'popular' choice.
There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't.
Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.
Ambition is a form of creativity.
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.
The creative impulses of man are always at war with the possessive impulses.
And it has become a kind of a truism in the study of creativity that you can't be creating anything with less than 10 years of technical knowledge immersion in a particular field.
Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist.
Make great things with little.
Creative power is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
Creative solutions to our new reality are key to a positive future.
Creativity happens in the transition between order and chaos.
A creative mind never gets bored.
Doors are for people with no imagination.
Doors are for people with no imagination." -- Skulduggery Pleasant.
There is no limit to your creative power.
Creative power is mightier than its possessor.
The psychic depths are nature, and nature is creative life.
Creativity is not talent but attitude.
There is no healthier drug than creativity.
Critical thinking and curiosity are the key to creativity.
I don't believe there's a cap on creativity and passion.
It's not just about creativity. It's about the person you're becoming while you're creating.
Creativity depends on a number of things: experience, including knowledge and technical skills; talent; an ability to think in new ways; and the capacity to push through uncreative dry spells.
Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience.
Creativity is the very source and the wonder of your experience.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
My ideas aren't afraid of height.
When you see yourself as creative, your world expands.
Too many people have either let their creative license expire or its been suspended.
Fear is destructive. Fear and creativity don't mix. Ultimately, it doesn't do you any good.
I apply the term 'creativity' broadly... it's problem solving. We are all faced with problems, and we have to address them and think of something new, and that's where creativity comes in.
There is a great gulf between the really creative person and normal people. The totally creative person does not have the rest of his life in proper proportion.
Creativity is a business imperative.
Trust your imagination. There is always something in the box.
I think one of the most important things for creativity is boredom.
Do a common thing in an uncommon way.
Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.
Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.
Creative energy is more critical than learning.
It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.
Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.
Life is a lot more fun if you treat its challenges in creative ways.
The important thing is to create. Nothing else matters; creation is all.
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future.
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
The creative mind plays with the object it loves.
Life is about trying things to see if they work.
The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
Yes, money is important. But it's all about the creative process.
Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity.
The legs are the wheels of creativity.
In the creative state a man is taken out of himself.
In the creative state a man is taken out of himself. He lets down as it were a bucket into his subconscious, and draws up something which is normally beyond his reach. He mixes this thing with his normal experiences and out of the mixture he makes a work of art.
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
One sure-fire way to stay creative: force yourself to learn something new.
Creation which cannot express itself becomes madness.
The road to creativity passes so close to the madhouse and often detours or ends there.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
There is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost.
An artist paints, dances, draws, writes, designs, or acts at the expanding edge of consciousness. We press into the unknown rather than the known. This makes life lovely and lively.
I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.
Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.
It seems to be one of the paradoxes of creativity that in order to think originally, we must familiarize ourselves with the ideas of others.
It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought.
Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
Creativity is just connecting things.
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, they just saw something.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
Creativity is an act of defiance.
Creativity is a continual surprise.
So little of what could happen does happen.
Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." "This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it." "Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Genius means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses.
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses because we were born this way.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
It's no accident that AHA and HAHA are spelled almost the same way.
Replace fear with curiosity.
Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.
Good art inspires; Good design motivates.
The less scheduled you are, the more creative you're going to be.
When I am completely myself, entirely alone during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly.
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.
Absurdity and anti-absurdity are the two poles of creative energy.
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
There is intelligence when you are not afraid.
Creativity is obscured by the conscious mind.
Create with the heart; build with the mind.
The most talented, thought-provoking, game-changing people are never normal.
Read deeply. Stay open. Continue to wonder.
Failure is success in progress.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Chance favors the prepared mind.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
I don't fight creativity. I don't fight against not being creative. If I'm not being creative, I'm not forcing it.
Creativity is an inherent human quality of the highest order. When we create, we become more than the sum of our parts.
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.
Creative things have to sell to get acknowledged as such.
Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.
There's no one way to be creative. Any old way will work.
Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world.
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Rational thoughts never drive people's creativity the way emotions do.
Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is.
For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
Outrageous behavior, also known as the lunatic fringe, is the seed bed of innovation and creativity.
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.
Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty.
Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.