Thursday, 22 June 2017

Creativity

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. - Theodore Levitt

Creativity is a characteristic given to all human beings at birth. - Abraham Maslow

Creativity is an area in which younger people have a tremendous advantage, since they have an endearing habit of always questioning past wisdom and authority. - Bill Hewlett

Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. In is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea. - Arthur C. Clarke

Creativity is more than mere imagination. It is imagination inseparably coupled with both intent and effort. - Alex Osborn

Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature. - Eric Hoffer

Creativity is the defeat of habit by imposing originality and change. - Andy Law

Creativity is the marvellous capacity to grasp mutually distinct realities and draw a spark from their juxtaposition. - Max Ernst

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. - Theodore Levitt

Creativity means learning where the rules exist, and then breaking them! Saying, "It's better this way." But you have to know the rules in order to break them with any grace. - Alan Arkin

Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. - Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

Creativity perpetually invents itself. - Paul Palnik

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

Creativity varies inversely with the number of cooks involved in the broth. - Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. - George Kneller

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

Diversity is a great force towards creativity. - Michael Eisner

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. - Pablo Picasso

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom. - Albert Einstein

For creativity to flourish [requires] the embrace of loss, the oldest and most constant of human experiences. - Julie Burstein

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