Creativity Quotes

Philosophy Of The Creative Life

“One of the tasks of true friendship is to listen compassionately and creatively to the hidden silences. Often secrets are not revealed in words, they lie concealed in the silence between the words or in the depth of what is unsayable between two people.” John O’Donohue

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun” Pablo Picasso

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” Osho

“Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.” John Green


“As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation — either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” Martha Graham

“Go with the flow.” Common quote

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” Pablo Picasso “You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.” Albert Einstein

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” Leonardo da Vinci

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Pablo Picasso “Creativity is allowing

“Doors are for people with no imagination.” Derek Landy

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” Sylvia Plath

“Thinking beyond realms considered normal by society is likely to receive opposition.” Common quote.

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou

“I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.” Maya Angelou

“There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.” Coco Chanel

“Love is the answer to many questions.” Common quote

“Meaning and morality of One’s life come from within oneself.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one” Stella Adler

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein

“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.”Ansel Adams

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” Ken Robinson

Reflections Upon Living The Creative Life Today