Favorite Quotations ~  Creativity, 3 Creativity Inc.: Building an Inventive Org.

"Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties." ~ Erich Fromm

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Your creativity is like a tap: if you don't use it, it gets clogged up. ~ Fyfe Dangerfield, Guardian, 1/2/12

Trust your creativity. ~ Jeanette Winterson

Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training. ~ Anna Freud

All creative art is magic, is evocation of the unseen in forms persuasive, enlightening, familiar, and surprising. ~ Joseph Conrad

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is ultimately to be at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be. ~ Abraham Maslow

I do believe it is possible to create, even without ever writing a word or painting a picture, by simply molding one's inner life. And that too is a deed. ~ Etty Hillesum

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

We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but does not know what to create. Lord of all things, he is not lord of himself. ~ Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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

You take the pen, and the lines dance. You take the flute and the notes shimmer. You take the brush, and the colors sing. So all things have meaning and beauty in that space beyond time where you are. How, then, can I hold back anything from you? ~ Dag Hammarskjöld

Creativity means believing you have greatness. ~ Wayne W. Dyer

I've always thought my creative life began the moment my mother called me Twyla. ~ Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit

I will master something, then the creativity will come. ~ Japanese Proverb

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. ~ Chuck Jones

My life is a creative act—like a painting or a concerto. ~ Ram Dass

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