14 Inspirational – Sometimes Funny – Quotes on Creativity

1. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh

2. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” ~ Albert Einstein

3. “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and, at last, you create what you will.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

4. “When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There’s a thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the biggest idiot on Earth.” ~ Cynthia Heimel

5. “Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self.” ~ Cyril Connolly

6. “Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.” ~ Anne Sexton

7. “Many people hear voices when no one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing.” ~ Meg Chittenden

8. “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” ~ Leo Burnett

9. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.” ~ Dr. Seuss

10. “Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.” ~ Donatella Versace

11. “Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.” ~ Constantin Brancusi

12. “I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” ~ Joss Whedon

13. “You see things; and you ask, ‘why’. I dream things that never were; and I ask, ‘why not’.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

14. “I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

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