Favorite Quotations ~† Creativity All Things Are Possible-Pass the Word

"The more you reason the less you create." ~ Raymond Chandler

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When I get an idea for a song it would gel in my mind for weeks or months, and then one day just like that, I'll write it. ~ Johnny Cash

If youíre going to be an artist, real life is your inspiration. ~ Madonna

A person creates what they defend against. ~ The Buddha

Criticize by creating. ~ Michelangelo

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sometimes I think creativity is magic; it's not a matter of finding an idea, but allowing the idea to find you. ~ Maya Lin

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

When the spirit of childís play enters into the creative process, itís a wonderful force and something to be nurtured. ~ Joni Mitchell

In my experience, the best creative work is never done when one is unhappy. ~ Albert Einstein

The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists. ~ Charles Dickens

Sometimes we become so entangled in the mundane facts of our lives that we forget about our creative nature until it starts nagging us with reminders of its needs or until we feel so fractured we know something is wrong. ~ Anne Hazard Aldrich, Notes From Myself, 1998

Creativity is the firing of my soul. ~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

True creativity often starts where language ends. ~ Arthur Koestler

The best way to become more creative is to create nothing. By this, I mean that you should return to zero point. Rid yourself of all the mental and emotional blocks that keep you from manifesting your full creative potential. ~ Ilchi Lee, Principles of Brain Management

The creative process must be exploredÖ as the expression of the normal people in the act of actualizing themselves. ~ Rollo May, Courage to Create

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