Title Page Quotes for the Creatives

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
- Maya Angelou
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away”
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Pablo Picasso
“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.”
– Pablo Picasso
“The world needs who you were made to be.”
- Joanna Gaines
“You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else.”
- John Irving
Creativity: noun cre·​a·​tiv·​i·​ty The ability to make or otherwise bring into existence something new.
“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world”
-Mary Anne Radmacher
"Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else ever thought." - Albert Einstein


“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”
– Vincent van Gogh


“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.”
– Salvador Dali

“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”
– Leo Burnett

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.”
– Jack London

“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

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
– Dr. Seuss

“Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”
– Charles Mingus

“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.”
– Ray Bradbury

“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.”
– Steve Jobs

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
– Albert Einstein

“Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.”
– Dorothy Parker

“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.”
– Edward de Bono

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“Creativity doesn’t wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones.”
– Bruce Garrabrandt

“If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.”
– John Cleese


Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

-Edgar Degas