Inspirational quotes

When I take on a new problem, I’m not interested in how it’s been done before. I only want to know, of all the constraints people tend to assume, which ones are actually fundamental and which ones are just habit?

05/15/2018

When I take on a new problem, I’m not interested in how it’s been done before. I only want to know, of all the constraints people tend to assume, which ones are actually fundamental and which ones are just habit?By Jeff Bonwick, Sun MicrosystemsSee more

VIEW MORE

When I take on a new problem, I’m not interested in how it’s been done before. I only want to know, of all the constraints people tend to assume, which ones are actually fundamental and which ones are just habit?

jeff-bonwick-sun-microsystems creativity

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

05/15/2018

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.By Joseph Chilton PearceSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

joseph-chilton-pearce creativity

To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard of life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow

05/15/2018

To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard of life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow, live, and love.By Leo BuscagliaSee more

VIEW MORE

To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard of life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow

leo-buscaglia creativity

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You’re able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.

05/15/2018

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You’re able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.By Ralph MarstonSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You’re able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.

ralph-marston creativity

When freedom prevails, the ingenuity and inventiveness of people creates incredible wealth. This is the source of the natural improvement of the human condition.

05/15/2018

When freedom prevails, the ingenuity and inventiveness of people creates incredible wealth. This is the source of the natural improvement of the human condition.By Brian S. WesburySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

When freedom prevails, the ingenuity and inventiveness of people creates incredible wealth. This is the source of the natural improvement of the human condition.

brian-s-wesbury creativity

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

05/15/2018

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.By Marcel ProustSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

marcel-proust creativity

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

05/15/2018

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.By John F. KennedySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

john-f-kennedy creativity

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

05/15/2018

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.By William A. WardSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

william-a-ward creativity

The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the difference be

05/15/2018

The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the difference between living fully and just existing.By Michael E. Gerber

VIEW MORE

The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the difference be

michael-e-gerber creativity

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.

05/15/2018

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.By John Paul GettySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.

john-paul-getty creativity

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits to our abilities do not exist.

05/15/2018

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits to our abilities do not exist.By Pierre Teilhard de ChardinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits to our abilities do not exist.

pierre-teilhard-de-chardin creativity

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.

05/15/2018

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.By Cyril ConnollySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.

cyril-connolly creativity

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching fo

05/15/2018

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.By M. Scott Peck

VIEW MORE

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching fo

m-scott-peck creativity

To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great.

05/15/2018

To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great.By G. W. F. HegelSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great.

g-w-f-hegel creativity

Mastery is not perfection, it is journey, and the true master must be willing to try and fail and try again.

05/15/2018

Mastery is not perfection, it is journey, and the true master must be willing to try and fail and try again.By George LeonardSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Mastery is not perfection, it is journey, and the true master must be willing to try and fail and try again.

george-leonard creativity

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavour and human creations.

05/15/2018

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavour and human creations.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavour and human creations.

albert-einstein creativity

If you gave your inner genius as much credence as your inner critic, you would be light years ahead of where you now stand.

05/15/2018

If you gave your inner genius as much credence as your inner critic, you would be light years ahead of where you now stand.By Alan CohenSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

If you gave your inner genius as much credence as your inner critic, you would be light years ahead of where you now stand.

alan-cohen creativity

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

05/15/2018

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.By Joseph Chilton PearceSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

joseph-chilton-pearce creativity

To create an original work you must become a seer with eyes of spirit, that penetrate an invisible world and see the unformed future, which is the potential birthing place of an innovative product, service, invention or artistic achievement. Then you need

05/15/2018

To create an original work you must become a seer with eyes of spirit, that penetrate an invisible world and see the unformed future, which is the potential birthing place of an innovative product, service, invention or artistic achievement. Then you need to go into labour!By Wallace HueySee more

VIEW MORE

To create an original work you must become a seer with eyes of spirit, that penetrate an invisible world and see the unformed future, which is the potential birthing place of an innovative product, service, invention or artistic achievement. Then you need

wallace-huey creativity

Creativity gives rise to the limited out of the unlimited, to sanity out of madness, to the valuable out of the priceless, to abundance out of nothingness, to the original out of the familiar and to hope out of despair.

05/15/2018

Creativity gives rise to the limited out of the unlimited, to sanity out of madness, to the valuable out of the priceless, to abundance out of nothingness, to the original out of the familiar and to hope out of despair.By Wallace HueySee more CREATIVITY

VIEW MORE

Creativity gives rise to the limited out of the unlimited, to sanity out of madness, to the valuable out of the priceless, to abundance out of nothingness, to the original out of the familiar and to hope out of despair.

wallace-huey creativity

Creativity is a marrying of our values, which determine the field of our endeavour, with our intentions, which draw to us the people, resources and finance. Creative genius values love and service and intends whatever is most urgently required.

05/15/2018

Creativity is a marrying of our values, which determine the field of our endeavour, with our intentions, which draw to us the people, resources and finance. Creative genius values love and service and intends whatever is most urgently required.By Wallace Huey.See more

VIEW MORE

Creativity is a marrying of our values, which determine the field of our endeavour, with our intentions, which draw to us the people, resources and finance. Creative genius values love and service and intends whatever is most urgently required.

wallace-huey creativity

High values offer broad vision. Broad vision gives rise to burning desire. Burning desire leads to focused intent. Focused intent stimulates committed action. Then God arranges the details!

05/15/2018

High values offer broad vision. Broad vision gives rise to burning desire. Burning desire leads to focused intent. Focused intent stimulates committed action. Then God arranges the details!By Wallace HueySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

High values offer broad vision. Broad vision gives rise to burning desire. Burning desire leads to focused intent. Focused intent stimulates committed action. Then God arranges the details!

wallace-huey creativity

To assume is to be deceived.

05/15/2018

To assume is to be deceived.By Yiddish proverbSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

To assume is to be deceived.

yiddish-proverb creativity

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.

05/15/2018

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.By Mark RutherfordSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.

mark-rutherford creativity

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

05/15/2018

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.By CopernicusSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

copernicus creativity

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

05/15/2018

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.By Henry Ward BeecherSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

henry-ward-beecher creativity

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.

05/15/2018

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.By George Bernard ShawSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.

george-bernard-shaw creativity

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

05/15/2018

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.By Susanne K. LangerSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

susanne-k-langer creativity

Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.

05/15/2018

Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.By Ralph GerardSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.

ralph-gerard creativity

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

05/15/2018

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.By T. S. EliotSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

t-s-eliot creativity

The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.

05/15/2018

The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.By Louise HaySee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.

louise-hay creativity

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

05/15/2018

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.By Ronald E. OsbornSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

ronald-e-osborn creativity

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

05/15/2018

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

albert-einstein creativity

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

05/15/2018

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.By Ralph Waldo EmersonSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

ralph-waldo-emerson creativity

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question.

05/15/2018

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question.By Pierre AbelaSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question.

pierre-abela creativity

Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.

05/15/2018

Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.By Leo BuscagliaSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.

leo-buscaglia creativity

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination.

05/15/2018

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination.By John SchaarSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination.

john-schaar creativity

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.

05/15/2018

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.By Jules H. PoincareSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.

jules-h-poincare creativity

Some people say that dreaming gets you nowhere in life. But I say you can’t get anywhere in life without dreaming.

05/15/2018

Some people say that dreaming gets you nowhere in life. But I say you can’t get anywhere in life without dreaming.By Rose ZadraSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Some people say that dreaming gets you nowhere in life. But I say you can’t get anywhere in life without dreaming.

rose-zadra creativity

There are three kinds of people: 1. Innovators. 2. Imitators. 3. Idiots.

05/15/2018

There are three kinds of people: 1. Innovators. 2. Imitators. 3. Idiots.By Warren BuffettSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

There are three kinds of people: 1. Innovators. 2. Imitators. 3. Idiots.

warren-buffett creativity

Vision without execution is hallucination.

05/15/2018

Vision without execution is hallucination.By Thomas EdisonSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Vision without execution is hallucination.

thomas-edison creativity

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

05/15/2018

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.By Horace, Roman poetSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

horace-roman-poet creativity

Change cannot be avoided... change provides the opportunity for innovation. It gives you the chance to demonstrate your creativity.

05/15/2018

Change cannot be avoided... change provides the opportunity for innovation. It gives you the chance to demonstrate your creativity.By Felice JonesSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Change cannot be avoided... change provides the opportunity for innovation. It gives you the chance to demonstrate your creativity.

felice-jones creativity

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift; the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.

05/15/2018

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift; the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift; the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.

albert-einstein creativity

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

05/15/2018

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.By John Kenneth GalbraithSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

john-kenneth-galbraith creativity

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

05/15/2018

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.By Jacob BronowskiSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

jacob-bronowski creativity

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and have forgotten the gift.

05/15/2018

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and have forgotten the gift.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and have forgotten the gift.

albert-einstein creativity

You get told that the world is the way it is, but life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact; and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people no smarter than you. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the sam

05/15/2018

You get told that the world is the way it is, but life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact; and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people no smarter than you. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.By Steve JobsSee more

VIEW MORE

You get told that the world is the way it is, but life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact; and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people no smarter than you. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the sam

steve-jobs creativity

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

05/15/2018

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.By Linus PaulingSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

linus-pauling creativity

If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.

05/15/2018

If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.By Henry FordSee more CREATIVITY quotes

VIEW MORE

If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.

henry-ford creativity