Joseph Joubert, French essayist, once said, “I love quotations because it is a joy to expressed with much authority by some recognized wiser than oneself.”
Here are 8 of my absolute favorite quotes about creativity:
Creativity requires courage.
Creativity requires courage because you are moving away from your comfort zone.
“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”-Erich Seligman Fromm, social psychologist
If you want to be creative, stay in part a child.
Kids are curious. They want to know more about the things around them.
“If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.”- Jean Piaget, psychologist
The very essence of the creative is its novelty.
Creativity is strange, but necessary for growth and development.
“The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard to judge it.”- Carl Rogers, psychologist
Creativity and enthusiasm
“Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.”- Earl Nightingale, human character development
Give them more time to play
“If you want creative workers, give them time to play.”- John Cleese, actor
You can’t use up creativity
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”- Maya Angelou, poet
Creativity is not the finding of a thing
“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making of something out of it after it is found.”- James Russell Lowell, poet
A creative mind is a free mind
“A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self- imposed limitations.”- Gerald G. Jampolsky
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