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 is yourself.

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Alan Alda

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

A. A. Milne

I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts.

Albert Einstein

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

Arthur Koestler

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.

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Beatrix Potter

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

Buckminster Fuller

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.

Buckminster Fuller

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

Carl Sagan

It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.

Edward de Bono

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

Edwin Land

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

Erich Fromm

Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.

Erich Fromm

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

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Franklin Roosevelt

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. A real genius has his original ideas closer together.

George Lichtenberg

The world is but a canvas to the imagination.

Henry Thoreau

Decision by democratic majority vote is a fine form of government, but it's a stinking way to create.

Lillian Hellman

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

Linus Pauling

The things we fear most in organizations fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances are the primary sources of creativity.

Margaret Wheatley

If you wish to innovate, doing things right is often wrong.

Vadim Kotelnikov

Some people create for fun; some under the gun. Market leaders create for fun under the gun.

Vadim Kotelnikov

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

Niels Bohr

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

Friedrich Nietzsche

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up..

Pablo Picasso

New insights fail to get put into practice because they conflict with deeply held internal images of how the world works ... images that limit us to familiar ways of thinking and acting. That is why the discipline of managing mental models surfacing, testing, and improving our internal pictures of how the world works promises to be a major breakthrough for learning organizations.

Peter Senge

A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree; or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude . . .

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Hyman Rickover

God finds himself by creating.

Rabindranath Tagore


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