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4. Famous Creativity Quotes

A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn‚t look like an elephant.
- Source Unknown

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
- Frank Capra

A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
- Charles M. Schwab

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
- Charles Brower

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

A person who can create ideas worthy of note is a person who has learned much from others.
- Konosuke Matsushita

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
- Duke Ellington

A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
- Gerald G. Jampolsky


A will finds a way.
- Orison Swett Marden

Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
- Pablo Picasso

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
- Pablo Picasso

All great discoveries are made by people whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
- C H Oakhurst

All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
- Robert Collier

All you ever needed to know you learn in kindergarten.
- Unknown

An avalanche begins with a snowflake.
- Joseph Compton

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
- Dr. Edwin Land

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
- Unknown

An idea is salvation by imagination.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold Glascow

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour, springs and germinates no more.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.
- Charles Mingus

As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
- Marian Anderson

As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it.
- Lao Tzu

As the season of believing seems to wind down let me gently remind you that many dreams still wait in the wings. Many authentic sparks must be fanned before passion performs her perfect work in you. Throw another log on the fire.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
- Andrei Voznesensky

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
- Sir Cecil Beaton

Be master of mind rather than mastered by mind.
- Unknown

Be not afraid of learning slowly, be afraid of standing still.
- Unknown

Begin with another's to end with your own.
- Baltasar Gracian

Between the idea and the reality falls the shadow.
- T S Eliot

Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life.
- Alvin Toffler

Change only favors minds that are diligently looking and preparing for discovery.
- Louie Pasteur

Children reinvent your world for you.
- Susan Sarandon

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by the age of
eighteen.
- Unknown

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
- Pablo Picasso

Concern over criticism clogs creativity.
- Duane Alan Hahn

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
- Oscar Wilde

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
- Bernard Berenson

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
- Anna Freud

Creative novelty springs largely from the rearrangement of the existing knowledge, a rearrangement that is itself an addition to knowledge.
- J. Kneller

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 arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.
- Rollo May

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

Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
- Gail Sheehy

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

Creativity consists of coming up with many ideas, not just that one great idea.
- Charles Thompson

Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes.
- Scott Adams

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking
rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
- Mary Lou Cook

Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity . . . any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
- John Updike

Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist.
- Thomas Disch

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
- Edwin H. Land

Creativity is the type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
- Arthur Koestler

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.
- Theodore Levitt

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

Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago?
- Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
- Erich Fromm

Creativity - the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
- William Plomer

Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
- Samuel Johnson

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
- Goethe

Dig within. Within is the wellspring of good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

Discovery is the ability to be puzzled by simple things.
- Noam Chomsky

During those rare moments of creativeness, when an ordinary person has something in common with the making of the universe, he feels a sense of transcendence, of moving beyond his daily life. What could be a greater
reward?
- Joseph Zinker

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and
thinking something different.
- Albert Szent Gyorgi

Discovery is the ability to be puzzled by simple things.
- Noam Chomsky

Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
- Unknown

Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them
surprise you with the results.
- General George Patten

Doodling is the brooding of the mind.
- Unknown

Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal.
- Maxwell Maltz

Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just stand there.
- Will Rogers

Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.
- Jacob Bronowski

Every exit is an entry somewhere else.
- Tom Stoppard

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of
imagination.
- John Dewey

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Robert Olson

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Robert Olson

Everything you can imagine is real.
- Pablo Picasso

Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you and just before you realise what's wrong with it.
- Anonymous

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.
- Albert Einstein

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I've made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
- George Bernard Shaw

Focus should be to encourage and develop creativity in all children without the ultimate goal being to make all children inventors, but rather to develop a future generation of critical thinkers.
- Faraq Mousa

Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

Genius lies in developing complete and perfect freedom within a human being. Only then can a person come up with the best ideas.
- Yoshiro Nakamatsu

Genius means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual
way. - William James

Go some distance away because the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance, and a lack of harmony of proportion is rapidly seen.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Great idea, more than anything else, fuel corporate growth.
- Alan G. Robinson

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre
minds.
- Albert Enstein

Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

Half the failures in life arise from pulling on one's horse as it is leaping.
- Julius Hare

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.
- Joseph Joubert

He who never walks except where he sees other men's tracks will make no discoveries.
- Unknown

Held in the palms of thousands of disgruntled people over the centuries have been ideas worth millions - if they only had taken the first step and then followed through.
- Robert M. Hayes

How many people know how to use a computer on their desk but don't know how to use the computer in their head?
- Unknown

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
- Pablo Picasso

I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity.
- Gilda Radner

I can‚t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I‚m frightened of the old ones.
- John Cage

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
- Igor Stravinsky

I invent nothing, I rediscover.
- Auguste Rodin

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it‚s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life‚s realities.
- Dr. Seuss

I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
- Miles Davis

I must create a system or be enslaved by another man's. I will not reason and compare; My business is to create.
- Unknown

I pressed down on the mental accelerator. The old lemon throbbed fiercely. I got an idea.
- P G Wodehouse

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
- Paul McCartney

I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
- John Steinbeck

Ideas shape the course of history.
- John Maynard Keynes

If a concept is wrong, no number of ideas will put it right.
- Unknown

If at first, the idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.
- Albert Einstein
If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it‚s to deliver poeple from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
- Jim Morrison

If you can dream it, you can do it.
- Walt Disney

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
- Cher

If you wish to advance into the infinite, explore the finite in all
directions.
- Goethe

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Imagination is better than memory.
- Unknown

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.
- Albert Einstein

Imagination is the beginning of creation.
- George Bernard Shaw

Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.
- James Russell Lowell

In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.
- Shunryu Suzuki

In the creative state a man is taken out of himself. He lets down as it were a bucket into his subconscious, and draws up something which is normally beyond his reach. He mixes this thing with his normal experiences and out of the mixture he makes a work of art.
- E.M. Forster

In the dim background of our mind we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start.
- William James
In the long history of humankind (and animalkind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Unknown

Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced.
- Ned Rorem

Instead of pouring knowledge into people's heads, we need to help them grind a new set of eyeglasses so that we can see the world in a new way.
- J S Brown

Intelligence is something we are born with. Thinking is a skill that must be learned.
- Edward de Bono

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill

It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.
- Edward de Bono

It is easier to tone down a wild idea than to think up a new one.
- Alex Osborne

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

It is not enough to just do your best or work hard. You must know what to work on.
- W. Edwards Deming

It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.
- Carl Sagan

It's better to ask some good questions than to know all the answers.
- James Thurber

It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection.
- Thomas Macaulay

Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.
- Charles Du Bos

Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change,
improvement and progress.
- Theodore Levitt

Knowledge is created by the learner, not given by the teacher.
- Unknown

Launching a breakthrough idea is like shooting skeet. People's needs change, so you must aim well ahead of the target to hit it.
- Raymond Kurzweil

Learning is a treasury whose keys are queries.
- Arabian Proverb

Life changes when we change.
- Andrew Matthews

Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever blowing through
one's head.
- Mark Twain

Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. We all have gears we never use.
- Chrales Schultz

Life is "trying things to see if they work."
- Ray Bradbury

Light tomorrow with today.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that‚s creative.
- Charles Mingus

Man is the only animal that can get bored.
- Unknown

Man's mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Liver Wendell Holmes

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Martin Luther king said "I have a dream", not "I have a plan".
- Unknown

Music is the art of thinking with sounds.
- Jules Combarie

Musical comedies aren't written, they are re-written.
- Stephen Sondheim

Natural resources have dropped out of the competitive equation. In fact, a lack of natural resources may even be an advantage. Because the industries we are competing for - the industries of the future - are all based on brainpower.
- Lester Thurow

Neccesity is the mother of invention, it is true - but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife.
- Jonathan Schattke

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching
but at the same time steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
- Ansel Adams

No matter how old you get, if you can keep the desire to be creative, you're keeping the man-child alive.
- John Cassavetes

No one travels so high as he who knows not where he is going.
- Oliver Cromwell

None of us are as smart as all of us.
- Japanese Proverb

Nothing is new except arrangement.
- William J. Durant

Nothing, not all the answers in the world can stop an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
- Virginia Woolf

One of the most powerful inner resources is your own creativity. Be willing to try something new and play the game full out.
- Marcia Wieder

One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.
- G.K. Chesterton

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.
- Voltaire

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
- Dr. Laurence J. Peter

Our attitudes cannot stop our feelings, but they can keep our feelings from stopping us.
- John C. Maxwell

Our life is frittered away by detail ... Simplify, Simplify.
- Henry Thoreau

Persistence is the hard work that you do after you are tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

People are disturbed, not by things, but by the views they take of them.
- Epictetus

People change and forget to tell each other.
- Lillian Hellman

People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Perfect solutions of our difficulties are not to be looked for in an imperfect world.
- Winston Churchill

Problems and solutions nest within a complex array of related systems and problems.
- Bob Weile

Problems cannot be solved by thinking within the framework in which the problems were created.
- Albert Einstein

Reality is an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

Risk taking and the drive to pursue innovative ideas are the fuel that stokes the entrepreneurial spirit.
- Daniel Goleman

Sense is not common.
- Unknown

Since finding out what something is is largely a matter of discovering what it is like, the most impressive contribution to the growth of intelligibility has been made by the application of suggestive metaphors.
- Jonathan Miller

Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.
- George Washington Carver

Some men throw their gifts away on a life of mediocrity, great men throw everything they have into their gifts and achieve a life of success.
- Greg Werner

Someone once said that for every problem there is a solution that is simple, attractive ... and wrong.
- Arthur C Clarke

Sometimes searching for ideas is like being a mosquito in a nudist colony. You know what you want to do, but you don't know where to begin.
- Michael Michalko

Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world. Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
- Lauren Becall

Teachers open the windows of the mind, but you must enter by yourself.
- Chinese Proverb

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
- Beatrix Potter

That human mind is like a parachute - it functions better when it is open.
- Cole's Rules

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The art of creation is older than the art of killing.
- Andrei Voznesensky

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The best cosmetic in the world is an active mind that ia always finding something new.
- Mary Atkeson

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
- Linus Pauling

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
- Robert Tucker

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get to the office.
- Robert Frost

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
- Carl Jung

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

The hardest assumption to challenge is the one you don't even know you are making.
- Douglas Adams

The human mind once stretched by a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The important thing is to not stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful
servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has
forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom.
Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.
- Saul Steinberg

The man with a new idea is a crank - until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
- Alan Ashley-Pitt

The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
- Michelangelo

The mere formulation of a problem is far more often essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.
- Albert Einstein

The metaphor is probably the most fertile power possessed my men.
- Ortega Y Gassett

The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.
- John Milton

The mind of man is capable of anything because everything is in it, all the past as well as the future.
- Joseph Conrad

The moral is that it is necssary to innovate, to predict the needs of the customers, and give him more. He that innovates and is lucky will take the market.
- W. Edwards Deming

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
- Arthur Koestler

The more you think, the more time you have.
- Henry Ford

The obvious is always least understood.
- Prince Metternich

The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
- James Broughton

The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.
- Charles F. Kettering

The opposite of creativity is cynicism.
- Esa Saarinen

The poorest man is not without a cent, but without a dream.
- Author Unknown

The Possible‚s slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.
- Emily Dickinson

The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

The profit of great ideas comes when you turn them into reality.
- Tom Hopkins

The purpose of today's learning is to defeat yesterday's understanding.
- Miyamoto Musashi

The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
- Rebecca P. Sinkler

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
- Unknown

The 'silly' question is the first intimation of some totally new
development.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The sorcery and charm of imagination, and the power it gives to the individual to transform his world into a new world of order and delight, makes it one of the most treasured of all human capacities.
- Frank Barron

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
- Dale Carnegie

The suspicious parent makes an artful child.
- Thomas G. Halliburton

The things we fear most in organizations - fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances - are the primary sources of creativity.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The ultimate solutions to problems are rational; the process of finding them is not.
- W. Gordon

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative
mind to spot wrong questions.
- Anthony Jay

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

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.
- Charles Dickens

The world is but a canvas to our imagination.
- Henry David Thoreau

The world we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems we cannot solve at the same level of thinking at which we created them.
- Albert Einstein

There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.
- Charles Steinmetz

There are no problems - only opportunities to be creative.
- Dorye Roettger

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 the sun.
- Pablo Picasso

There are some things that are so serious you have to laugh at them.
- Niels Bohr

There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
- Warren G. Bennis

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
- Edmund Burke

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

There is no limit to what a man can achieve as long as he doesn't care who get's the credit
- Bob Woodruff

There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes.
- Buckminster Fuller

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
- Buckminster Fuller

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.
- Marie Antoinette

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

They will say you are on the wrong road, if it is your own.
- Antonio Porchia

They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think,
creation's.
- E M Forster

Think wrongly if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
- Doris Lessing

Thinking is the hardest work of all, and that's why so few of us do it.
- Henry Ford

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
- Swedish Proverb

To be a man of knowledge one needs to be light and fluid.
- Yaqui Mystic

To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation.
- Lichtenberg

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
- Henri L Bergson

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

To live is to have problems and to solve problems is to grow intellectually.
- J.P. Guilford

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

To take the difficulties, setbacks and sorrows of life as a challenge to overcome makes us stronger, rather than unjust punishment which should not happen to us, requires faith and courage.
- Erich Fromm

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
- George Kneller

We are apt to think that our ideas are the creation of our own wisdom but the truth is that they are the result of the experience through outside
contact.
- Konosuke Matsushita

We do not see the world as it is, we see it as we are.
- Unknown

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
- Alfred Whitehead

What is now proved was once only imagined.
- William Blake

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
- Dean William R. Inge

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
- Buckminster Fuller

When a finger points to the moon the imbecile looks at the finger.
- Chinese Proverb

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
- Mae West

When the way comes to an end, then change - having changed, you pass through.
- I Ching

Whenever man comes up with a better mousetrap, nature immediately comes up with a better mouse.
- James Carswell

Where is the wisdom that we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
- T.S. Elliot

Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can't, you're
absolutely right.
- Henry Ford

You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

You cannot mandate productivity, you must provide the tools to let people become their best.
- Steve Jobs

You can't shoot an idea.
- Thomas E. Dewey

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
- Nietzsche

You see things: you say 'Why?' But I dream things that never are: and say 'Why not?'.
- George Bernard Shaw

You think that because you understand ONE you understand TWO, because one and one makes two. But you must understand AND.
- Sufi Proverb

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