“A great writer picks up on those things that matter. It’s almost like their radar is attuned to the most significant moments.”
― Alain de Botton
“I live on the mountain of my madness, on the very top.”
― Ksenia Anske
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
– C. S. Lewis
“A creative life is an amplified life. It’s a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner—continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you—is a fine art, in and of itself.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.
This remains one of my favorite quotes.
“If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.”
– Maya Angelou
“If you stay in the moment, you’ll have what is called spontaneous right action, which is intuitive, which is creative, which is visionary, which eavesdrops on the mind of the universe.”
― Dan Harris
“Belief in your creative capacity lies at the heart of innovation.”
― David Kelley
“If teaching is reduced to mere data transmission, if there is no sharing or excitement and wonder, if teachers themselves are passive recipients of information and not creators of new ideas, what hope is there for their students?”
― Paul Lockhart
“Computers are quiet and clean and totally distracting because the Internet is there, lying in wait for a moment of weakness to pounce on your creativity and progress.”
― Arlaina Tibensky
Haha, so true!
“Nothing listens as well as a blank page.”
― Shaun Hick