Creativity Quotes Quotes

Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.

Donald Norman

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity

T.S. Eliot

Censorship in any form is the enemy of creativity, since it cuts off the life blood of creativity: ideas.

Allan Jenkins

Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.

Rollo May

It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.

Carl Sagan

Nothing encourages creativity like the chance to fall flat on one's face

James D. Finley

Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties

Gail Sheehy

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

Edwin Land

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

Arthur Koestler

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

Edwin Land

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

Erich Fromm

Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.

Erich Fromm

The things we fear most in organizations -- fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances -- are the primary sources of creativity.

Margaret J. Wheatley

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

Rita Mae Brown

Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.

Rollo May

Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.

Cecil B. DeMille

Creativity is...seeing something that doesn't exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God.

Michele Shea

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

R. I. Fitzhenry

Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.

Lou Dorfsman

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

Mary Lou Cook

Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within.

David Duchovny

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity

T.S. Eliot

For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.

Jean Debuffet
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