Creativity Quotes

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

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

Creativity in science could be described as the act of putting two and two together to make five. Arthur Koestler

What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn’t. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day’s work in his last fifty years. Stephen Leacock

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better. John Updike

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. Earl Nightingale

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

The creative adult is the child who has survived. Ursula Le Guin

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting. Abraham Maslow

No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modelled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell. Antonin Artaud

Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity. Michael J Gelb

Creativity is discontent translated into arts. Eric Hoffer

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

A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights. Brian Tracy

Creative people are stifled somehow by domesticity. They need to have late nights and bad mornings. Jack Vettriano

True creativity often starts where language ends. Arthur Koestler