Creativity Quotes

When all think alike, then no one is thinking.
- Walter Lippman

Capital isn’t so important in business. Experience isn’t so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn’t any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
- Harvey Firestone

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

It isn’t the incompetent who destroy an organization. The incompetent never get in a position to destroy it. It is those who achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.
- F. M. Young

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
- Albert von Szent-Gyorgy

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

To be creative you have to contribute something different from what you’ve done before. Your results need not be original to the world; few results truly meet that criterion. In fact, most results are built on the work of others.
- Lynne C. Levesque

Once we rid ourselves of traditional thinking we can get on with creating the future.
- James Bertrand

There’s a way to do it better – find it.
- Thomas Edison

The essential part of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
- Edwin H. Land

The achievement of excellence can only occur if the organization promotes a culture of creative dissatisfaction.
- Lawrence Miller

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.
- Linus Pauling

Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learnt. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity and where appropriate profits.
- Edward de Bono

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

Some men look at things the way they are and ask why? I dream of things that are not and ask why not?
- Robert Kennedy

When you are completely absorbed or caught up in something, you become oblivious to things around you, or to the passage of time. It is this absorption in what you are doing that frees your unconscious and releases your creative imagination.
- Dr. Rollo May

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.
- George Lois

Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.
- Cecil B. DeMille

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

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