50 quotes for imaginative and creative people

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. ― Albert Einstein

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. ― Albert Einstein

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. — Steve Jobs

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. — Oscar Wilde

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

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. — Edwin Land

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. — Robert Fulghum

Imagination means nothing without doing. — Charles Chaplin

Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. — Terry Pratchett

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. — Edward de Bono

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Mark Twain

Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits. — Twyla Tharp

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere. — Carl Sagan

Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create. — Maria Montessori

A book is a device to ignite the imagination. — Alan Bennett

Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity. — Marina Abramovic

Imagination is the golden-eyed monster that never sleeps. It must be fed; it cannot be ignored. — Patricia A. McKillip

Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it’s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture. — Ken Robinson

I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen. — J. G. Ballard

Creativity takes courage. ― Henry Matisse

Children see magic because they look for it. ― Christopher Moore

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. ― Pablo Picasso

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. ― Francis Bacon

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 to it. ― Osho

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. ― Albert Einstein

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. ― Maya Angelou

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

But unless we are creators we are not fully alive. What do I mean by creators? Not only artists, whose acts of creation are the obvious ones of working with paint of clay or words. Creativity is a way of living life, no matter our vocation or how we earn our living. Creativity is not limited to the arts, or having some kind of important career. ― Madeleine L’Engle

What keeps life fascinating is the constant creativity of the soul. ― Deepak Chopra

Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status. ― Ken Robinson

That’s the great secret of creativity. You treat ideas like cats: you make them follow you. ― Ray Bradbury

To me, all creativity is magic. Ideas start out in the empty void of your head – and they end up as a material thing, like a book you can hold in your hand. That is the magical process. It’s an alchemical thing. Yes, we do get the gold out of it but that’s not the most important thing. It’s the work itself. ― Alan Moore

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. ― J. K. Rowling

Creative activity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. ― Arthur Koestler

I believe in the goodness of imagination. ― Sue Monk Kidd

When the creative impulse sweeps over you, grab it. You grab it and honor it and use it, because momentum is a rare gift. ― Justina Chen

As cities grow and technology takes over the world belief and imagination fade away and so do we. ― Julie Kagawa

The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. ― Marcel Duchamp

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant. ― Ursula K. Le Guin

Creativity arises from our ability to see things from many different angles. ― Keri Smith

Imagination is the highest kite that can fly. ― Lauren Bacall

My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life. ― Miles Davis

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order. ― Virginia Woolf

Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got. ― Philip José Farmer

In all matters of creativity, rules are meant to be broken when necessary. ― Haley Langford

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything. ― Anatole France

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