“Fear and self-doubt are the deadly enemies of creativity. Don’t invite either into your mind.”
― Don Roff
“The great ages did not perhaps produce much more talent than ours,’ [T.S.] Eliot wrote. ‘But less talent was wasted.”
― Jonah Lehrer
“I think it’s good to have a lot of projects going at once so you can bounce between them. When you get sick of one project, move over to another, and when you’re sick of that one, move back to the project you left. Practice productive procrastination.”
― Austin Kleon
“To live a creative life we must forget our fear of being wrong.”
― Joseph Chilton Pearce
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“All dreams reflect inborn creativity and ability to face and solve life’s problems.”
― Jeremy Taylor
“A work of fiction should be, for its author, a journey into the unknown, and the prose should convey the difficulties of the journey.”
― Anthony Burgess
“Where do starfish come from?” asked Sam.
“From the sky,” answered Stella. “Starfish are shooting stars that fell in love with the sea.”
“Weren’t the stars afraid of drowning?” asked Sam.
“No,” said Stella. “They all learned how to swim.”
― Marie-Louise Gay, Stella, Star of the Sea
“Science, in all its greatness, is still subject to human creativity. It starts the first moment a child tries to reach up and grab at the clouds. Soon, the child learns that his own hands cannot reach the sky, but his hands are not the limit of his potential. For the human brain observes, considers, understands, and adapts. Locked within the mind is infinite possibility.”
― Yukito Kishiro
“As free human beings we can use our unique intelligence to try to understand ourselves and our world. But if we are prevented from using our creative potential, we are deprived of one of the basic characteristics of a human being.”
― Dalai Lama XIV
“Insanity is coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and the key to release it.”
― Morgan Freeman
So true . . .
“It is said that you can’t write without a reader. The opposite holds true as well; you can’t read without a writer. But if as a single, creative person you are one in the same, then, well…..problem solved! Great writing is born from that which we personally long to read.”
― Richelle E. Goodrich
“Without Freedom or Liberty, creativity can not exist.”
― Richard Diaz
“Find your creative outlet and plug into it. Otherwise, you may just short-circuit.”
― Giuseppe Bianco
“There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it.”
― Henry Moore
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“Be attached to nothing. Be grateful for everything.”
― David Che
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
― Mae West
I thought this appropriate after losing my 96 year old grandmother yesterday. She had a hell of a ride and now she’s onto a new adventure! She will be sorely missed.
“You can’t force creatives into a box. If you try, they’ll no longer be creative. And no one will want your box.”
― Ryan Lilly
“Boredom is a lack of crazy. Its a lack of creativity. Invention. Innovation. If you’re bored, blame yourself.”
― Katelyn S. Irons