Quotes Series VII: Be Creative!

imagesCA1QA501Hello! Another Saturday, another set of quotes. This week I am focusing on creativity. I certainly find myself as being a creative person, something which shows both in my personal and professional life. Admittedly, there was a stage when I wished I could be more technically focused but as time progressed I became a firm believer of embracing your strengths – something which I always do now. I know there are many more of you imaginative types out there so today I present my ten favorite quotes on creativity. Enjoy!


The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself – Alan Alda

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun – Mary Lou Cook

Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious….and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths – Walt Disney

To draw, you must close your eyes and sing – Pablo Picasso

Creativity is contagious; pass it on – Albert Einstein

The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn’t need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas – Abe Tannenbaum

The world is but a canvas to the imagination – Henry David Thoreau

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 – Osho

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own and other peoples models, learn to be ourselves and allow our natural channel to open – Shatki Gawain

I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I am frightened of the old ones – John Cage

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