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35 Quotes About Creativity To Inspire You

If you value creativity, you’ll enjoy these beautiful quotes about the meaning of creativity and why it’s so important. We’re sharing our favorite creative quotes that will inspire and encourage you towards greater creativity!

We all have a well of creativity in us and we can continue to expand it throughout our life.

These are great quotes to put on your mirror or by your computer to help motivate and inspire you towards more creativity in your life!

What are your favorite quotes on creativity? Let us know in the comments below.

Quotes on Creativity

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

Albert Einstein

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have..”

Maya Angelou

“Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.”


“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

Arthur Ashe

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

Scott Adams

“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.”

Mary Lou Cook

“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”

Albert Einstein

“Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.”

Brené Brown

“You were born to be an original. Don’t be a copy.”

John Mason

“The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.”

Dieter Uchtdorf

“Creativity is not a competition.”

Autumn Sky Hall

“The creative adult is the child who survived.”

Ursula K. Le Guin

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

Bruce Garrabrandt

“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.”

Kurt Vonnegut

“Creativity involves breaking out of expected patterns in order to look at things in a different way.”

Edward de Bono

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.'”

Sylvia Plath

“The field of creativity that exists within each individual is freed by moving out of ideas of wrong-doing or right doing”

Angeles Arrien

“There is a vitality, a life force, and energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”

Martha Graham

“Thinking ‘here goes nothing’ could be the start of everything.”

Drew Wagner

“There is no science in creativity. If you don’t give yourself room to fail, you won’t innovate.”

Bob Iger

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

Albert Einstein

“Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty.”

Bryant H. McGill

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.”

Simon Sinek

“Your own reasons to make are reason enough. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart. ”

Elizabeth Gilbert

“Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent, and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play. ”

Henri Matisse

“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

“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

“The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn’t need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas.”

Abe Tannenbaum

“There’s room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you’re trying to be like somebody else, then there isn’t.”

Tori Amos

“To create one’s own world takes courage.”

Georgia O’Keeffe

“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”

Edwin Land

“There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.”

Edward de Bono

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.”

Brené Brown

“The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity.”

Dan Stevens

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