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Creativity quotes

"Creativity" (collage on canvas) by Cindy La Ferle
"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." -- Francis Bacon

"Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making of something out of it after it is found." -- James Russell Lowell


"The worst enemy of creativity is self-doubt." -- Sylvia Plath


"And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad." --C.S. Lewis

"I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart." -- Vincent van Gogh

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all." -- Oscar Wilde


"One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. The simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity." -- Edward de Bono

"Where there is ruin, there is hope for treasure." -- Rumi


"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." -- Albert Einstein



"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." --Scott Adams

"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." -- Osho

"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth." --Rumi

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