Thursday, 10 August 2017


Human creativity uses what is already existing and available and changes it in unpredictable ways. - Sylavano Arieti

Human life is inherently creative. It's why we all have different resumes. It's why human culture is so interesting and diverse and dynamic. - Ken Robinson

If the individual is narrowly concentrated on the goal, to the exclusion of other relevant aspects of the problem situation, he is often unable to achieve a solution. The creative thinker must stand sufficiently detached from his work. - Mary Henle

If you ask me, what is helpful to creativity is training the eye to notice things, to observe closely and precisely, being careful not to make a muddle of it. - Ian Graham

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. - John Cleese

If you would be more creative stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society. - Jean Piaget

If you would create something, you must be something. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In creating, the only hard thing’s to begin. - James Russell Lowell

In the creative state, a man is taken out of himself. He lets down as it were a bucket into his subconscious, and draws up something which is normally beyond his reach. He mixes this thing with his normal experiences and out of the mixture he makes a work of art. - E. M. Forster

It is only the phenomenon of creativity which separates man from machines and animals. - A Reza Arasteh & J. D. Arasteh

It is the tension between creativity and scepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science. - Carl Sagan

It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection. - Thomas Macaulay

It seems to be one of the paradoxes of creativity that in order to think originally, we must familiarize ourselves with the ideas of others. - George Kneller

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he’s been given. - Anton Chekhov

Man is a creative animal, doomed to strive toward a goal, engaged in full-time engineering. - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Man owes his success to his creativity. No one doubts the need for it. It is most useful in good times and essential in bad. - Edward de Bono

Man unites himself with the world in the process of creation. - Erich Fromm

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies. - Erich Fromm

No matter how old you get, if you keep the desire to be create, you are keeping the man-child alive. - John Cassavetes

Our senses are indeed our doors and windows on this world, in a very real sense the key to the unlocking of meaning and the wellspring of creativity. - Jean Houston

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