Creativity Work Quotes

Quotes tagged as "creativity-work" (showing 1-14 of 14)
Pablo Picasso
“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction." ― Pablo Picasso”
Pablo Picasso

Thomas Henry Huxley
“To a clear eye the smallest fact is a window through which the infinite may be seen.”
Thomas Henry Huxley

Victoria Kahler
“It was amazing what an hour with her sketchpad could do for her mood. She was sure that the lines she drew with her black marker were going to save her years of worry lines in the future.”
Victoria Kahler, Their Friend Scarlet

Jonathan Harnisch
“I’ve always loved the night, when everyone else is asleep and the world is all mine. It’s quiet and dark—the perfect time for creativity.”
Jonathan Harnisch, Porcelain Utopia

“You can't rely on others—especially your managers and clients—to engage your strengths. In an ideal world, managers would constantly be thinking about how to best utilize their people—and clients would always unearth your greatest potential. Unfortunately, the reality is that bosses and clients are as worried about their own careers as you are about your own. You must take the task of marketing your strengths into your own hands.”
Scott Belsky, Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality

Jonah Lehrer
“It doesn't matter if people are playing jazz or writing poetry -- if they want to be successful, they need to learn how to persist and persevere, how to keep on working until the work is done. Woody Allen famously declared that "eighty percent of success is showing up." NOCCA (New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts) teaches kids how to show up again and again.”
Jonah Lehrer, Imagine: How Creativity Works

R. Alan Woods
“Coming into a realization that there is purpose in why God has given all of us the gift of life- To promote the cause of Christ and God's Kingdom in a creative manner that expresses our uniqueness.”
R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is the Destination: A Book of Quotes With Commentaries

Amanda Lang
“You have to free your brain to roam to places that are a little impractical, and innovation consultants have come up with some great ways to encourage that. One of my favorites comes from Legrand, who tells people in group brainstorming sessions to try to come up with the WORST possible ideas that they can think of. ... Once you have a list of really, really bad suggestions - and coming up with them does force your brain to work in a different way - you try to flip them over into the positive.”
Amanda Lang, The Power Of Why: Simple Questions That Lead to Success

“Sure we all need money but what do you really focus on? It is a matter of the heart. If your thoughts are on material and worldly things, no good fruits can come out of it.
Seek the kingdom of God first and the other things shall be added unto you not vice versa.”
Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Sigmund Freud
“I am actually not at all a man of science, not an observer, not an experimenter, not a thinker. I am by temperament nothing but a conquistador — an adventurer, if you want it translated — with all the curiosity, daring, and tenacity characteristic of a man of this sort.”
Sigmund Freud

Rossana Condoleo
“We can create transcending stories for readers and for us. Creativity is a double edge sword, which can kill the writer.”
Rossana Condoleo

“Creativity is an inherent ability that cannot be taught, only developed.”
Pearl Zhu, Unpuzzling Innovation: Mastering Innovation Management in a Structural Way

Jacob Nordby
“We are doing the most important possible work in the world when we open the door and reveal our creative nature.
It is the work of the Universe itself.”
Jacob Nordby