Creativity

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  • “A good book praises itself. “ ~ German (on books and writers)
  • “A good spectator also creates. “ ~ Swiss (on art and creativity)
  • “A goose quill is more dangerous than a lion’s claw. “ ~ English (on books and writers)
  • “A library is a repository of medicine for the mind. “ ~ Greek (on books and writers)
  • “A picture is a poem without words. “ ~ Latin (on art and creativity)
  • “A picture’s worth a thousand words. “ ~ unknown
  • “A thousand artisans, a thousand plans. “ ~ Chinese (on art and creativity)
  • “All the world’s a stage. “ ~ William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
  • “Even the best song becomes tiresome if heard too often. “ ~ Korean (on art and creativity)
  • “Even the best writer has to erase. “ ~ Spanish (on books and writers)
  • “Every age has its book. “ ~ Arabic (on books and writers)
  • “Every picture tells a story. “ ~ unknown
  • “Great ideas are the fuel of progress. “ ~ unknown
  • “Great minds think alike. “ ~ “Punch” (c.1922)
  • “If you believe everything you read, better not read. “ ~ Japanese (on books and writers)
  • “Imagination is more important than knowledge. “ ~ Albert Einstein
  • “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton (c.1780-1832)
  • “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself but talent instantly recognizes genius. “ ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
  • “Men willingly believe what they wish. “ ~ Julius Caesar (c.102-44 BC))
  • “Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. “ ~ unknown
  • “Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds. “ ~ George Eliot (1819-1880)
  • “Quality, not quantity. “ ~ unknown
  • “The sight of books removes sorrows from the heart. “ ~ Moroccan (on books and writers)
  • “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.” ~ Steve Jobs
  • “Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” ~ Edward de Bono
  • “Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.” ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • “Creative thinking – in terms of idea creativity – is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practised and nurtured.” ~ Edward de Bono
  • “Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity “ ~ Charles Mingus
  • “Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas “ ~ Donatella Versace
  • “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things “ ~ Ray Bradbury

This post was last modified on October 10, 2019 11:29 am