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List of creativity quotes
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This is a list of creativity quotes
A leader and a follower
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
A yellow spot
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.
Good work habits
Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
It freed me
I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
It is just connecting things
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.
Like an artist
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Loved before it exists
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Not just for artists
Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for parents who want their children to see the world in more than one way.
The creative power
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
What could be
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
What is creativity?
Creativity can only be anarchic, capitalist, Darwinian.
You may make mistakes
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.