Creativity Quotes

The world leaders in innovation and creativity will also be world leaders in everything else.

Harold R. McAlindon

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.

George Lois

Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.

Norman Podhoretz

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife

Jonathan Schattke

Frustration is the compost from which the mushrooms of creativity grow.


Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.

Mary Lou Cook

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

Edward De Bono

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Sophia Loren

Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.

Jackie Gleason

Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.

Nadine Gordimer

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.

Theodore Levitt

Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity.

Michael J. Gelb

There is a fountain of youth: It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring in your life and the lives of people you love

Sophia Loren

Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.

Nnamdi Azikiwe
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