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…for better or worse, our future is now closely tied to human creativity.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Any conceptual breakthrough requires imagination first.
Eric Liu & Scott Noppe-Brandon

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Banksy

As long as you’re dancing, you can break the rules.
Mary Oliver

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Maya Angelou

Awe drives imagination.
John Seely Brown

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
Donatella Versace

Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.
Cecil B. DeMille

Creativity is an endlessly renewable resource, and we can tap into it at any time.
Tina Seelig

Creativity is energy being put to work in a constructive fashion.
Frank Barron

Creativity is intelligence having fun.
Albert Einstein

Creativity is our human capacity to imagine, express, and act on new possibilities.
Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Creativity is the evolutionary impulse in the Universe.
Deepak Chopra

Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Osho

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

Dance is the fastest, most direct route to the truth.
Gabrielle Roth

Empathy is formed through immersion.
Jon Kolko

Everything you see is ripe for innovation.
Tina Seelig

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle

Happiness is the key to success.
Albert Schweitzer

Human creativity is the ultimate economic resource.
Richard Florida

I am part of all that I have met.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am the universe writing about myself.
Peter Merry

If you can get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.
Eckhart Tolle

If you just set people in motion they’ll heal themselves.
Gabrielle Roth

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Edmund Hillary

It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.
Jean-Luc Godard

It’s time to re-define the construct of creativity in evolutionary terms.
Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Just show up. Stop talking. Start walking.
L.M. Heroux

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Chuck Swindoll

Life is always NOW.
Tennessee Williams

May I have the courage to show up fully to be of service to what wants to emerge.
Kathia Laszlo

No one ever succeeds without the help of others.
Jay Abraham

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
William James

One should always be a little improbable.
Oscar Wilde

Ritual is routine infused with mindfulness. It is habit made holy.
Kent Nerburn

Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.
Robert McKee

Stretch out your hand and take the world’s wide gift of joy and beauty.
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

The arts are no longer ornamental. They're fundamental.
Daniel Pink

The debt we own to play of imagination is incalculable.
Carl Jung

The future is not out there in front of us, but inside us.
Joanna Macy

The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.
Voltaire 

The only way to do great work is to love the work you do.
Steve Jobs

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
Kahlil Gibran

We are all inventors of our own futures. And creativity is the heart of invention.
Tina Seelig

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.
Kurt Vonnegut

We learn something by doing it. There is no other way.
John Holt

With our thoughts we make the world.
Buddha

Without a healthy and well-fed imagination, there is no creativity or innovation.
Eric Liu & Scott Noppe-Brandon

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
Oscar Wilde

You alone are enough…you have nothing to prove to anybody.
Maya Angelou

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. 
Bill Gates

A kind soul is in constant bloom.
A.S. Williams

All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.
E. B. White

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Cesar Cruz

Be curious, not judgmental.
Walt Whitman

Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.
Constantin Brancusi

Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.
John Cleese

Good is the enemy of great.
Jim Collins

There is a fountain inside you. Don’t walk around with an empty bucket.
Rumi

To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.
Pablo Picasso

Ultimately the creator is one’s own mind.
Dalai Lama

Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.
Rumi

You must give birth to your images. They are the future waiting to be born.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Be open to the possibility that there is more to you than the fruit you bear.
Tamara Christensen

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
George Eliot

By letting go it all gets done.
Lao Tzu

Creativity is a force for change.
Dimis Michaelides

Don't be afraid of sweetness.
Pablo Neruda

Enthusiasm moves the world.
Arthur James Balfour

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Somerset Maugham

I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.
Maya Angelou

I trust the tempo of my unfolding.
Julia Cameron

I wouldn't dream of working on something that didn't make my gut rumble and my heart want to explode.
Kate Winslet

Ideas are like frog eggs: you've got to lay a thousand to hatch one.
Peter F. Drucker

In my beginning is my end.
T.S. Eliot

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
Eugene Ionesco

It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Leonardo da Vinci

Life is a festival only to the wise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a fruit in season at all times and within the reach of every hand.
Mother Teresa

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.
Marianne Williamson

Love lights up the world…with its generous flames.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make voyages. Attempt them. There is nothing else.
Tennessee Williams

Our self-expression is meant to be a manifestation of the silence of our hearts.
Matthew Fox

Passion should overwhelm reason time and time again.
Alvaro Castagnet

People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more.
Margaret Collier Graham

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Kahlil Gibran

Step forward into your life as you did when you were a child, when you believed anything was possible.
Vince Gowmon

Stop the words now. Open the window in the center of your chest, and let the spirits fly in and out.
Rumi

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion for life.
Federico Fellini

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
Ansel Adams

To labor in the arts for any reason other than love is prostitution.
Steven Pressfield

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde

When you've exhausted all possibilities remember this - you haven't.
Thomas Alva Edison

Your fears are not walls, but hurtles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.
Dan Millman

Art teaches nothing but the significance of life.
Henry Miller

Contemplation is the root of awareness and creativity.
Sandra Chantry

Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.
Albert Einstein

Creativity is the residue of time wasted.
Albert Einstein

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

Don't apologize for who your are or the art you create.
C.J. Rider

Fear is the reason for making art. It is a means to freedom.
Ilya Kabakov

I hope I have given back half the joy music has given me.
Placido Domingo

I must be a mermaid...I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
Anaïs Nin

Listen...are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?
Mary Oliver

Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art.
Konstantin Stanislavsky

Money often costs too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is an island.
John Donne

Nothing feeds the center of being so much as creative work.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Orville Wright did not have a pilot's license.
Gordon MacKenzie

People only see what they are prepared to see.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Strength is a matter of a made up mind.
John Beecher

The legs are the wheels of creativity.
Albert Einstein

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

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
Rita Mae Brown

The whole of life lies in the verb seeing.
Teilhard de Chardin

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Buddha

Through drawing, you are make visible.
Betty Edwards

We can't be creative if we refuse to be confused.
Margaret Wheatley

We had the experience, but we missed the meaning.
T.S. Elliot

We invent what we love and what we fear.
John Irving

Words may show a man’s wit, but actions show his meaning.
Benjamin Franklin

A new year’s resolution goes in one year and out another
Oscar Wilde

All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas.
Immanuel Kant

All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
John Updike

Art is a delivery system for worldviews.
Alex Grey

Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.
Seth Goden

Art is a step from what is obvious toward what is concealed.
Kahlil Gibran

Art is not in the ...eye of the beholder. It's in the soul of the artist.
Seth Goden

Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.
Seth Goden

Creativity is our human capacity to imagine and express new possibilities.
Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Creativity is the process of expressing and applying imagination.
Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is.
Mason Cooley

Devote today to something so daring even you can’t believe you’re doing it.
Oprah Winfrey

Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.
Dandemis

Don’t settle. Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
Steve Jobs

Every person is a golden link in the chain of my good.
Florence Scovel Shinn

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
Lily Tomlin

I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.
Seth Goden

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Milton Berle

If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein

I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
Carl Sandburg

Imagination is the fundamental expressive tool of the soul.
Bruce L. Moon

Instead of competing, all we have to do is create.
Earl Nightingale

Life is the sum of all your choices.
Albert Camus

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air of your imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mindfulness is the cure for everything; the essence of being alive.
Ellen Langer

Movement never lies.  It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather.
Martha Graham

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
Carl Jung

Real generosity is an unfailing sign of spirituality.
Hazrat Inayat Khan

Science will stagnate if it is made to serve practical goals.
Albert Einstein

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor, it is never too late to start life afresh.
Freeman Dyson

Systems die; instincts remain.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

The greatest wealth is health.
Virgil

The living need charity more than the dead.
George Arnold

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Lao Tzu

There is a vision for my life that is greater than my imagination can hold.
Oprah Winfrey

There is absolutely nothing that can be taken for granted in this world.
Robert Anton Wilson

Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
Roald Dahl

Trust only movement.  Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Alfred Adler

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Joyce Brothers

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
Billy Wilder

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

We live in a rainbow of chaos.
Paul Cézanne

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
Henry J. Kaiser

Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?
Oprah Winfrey

Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them
Michael Jordan

A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
Steve Jobs

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Henry David Thoreau

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.
Robert H. Schuller

Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
Steve Jobs

Creativity is a characteristic given to all human beings at birth.
Abraham Maslow

Creativity, not normality, has become the paradigm of mental health.
Stephen Mitchell

Enthusaism is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
Bo Bennett

Every generation needs a new revolution.
Thomas Jefferson

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Alfred A. Montapert

Great opportunity is usually disguised as unsolvable problems.
Gretchen G. Clement

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert G. Ingersoll

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.
John O'Donohue

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
John Harvey

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
Florence Scovel Shinn

It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak, and another to hear.
Henry David Thoreau

Listen to me. We're here to make a dent in the universe. Otherwise why even be here?
Steve Jobs

Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Paul Tillich

Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be.
Robert Brault

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.
Althea Gibson

People kept telling me art can't change the world; so I stopped calling what I did art.
Carl Scrase

Politeness is the poison of collaboration.
Edwin Land

Smile, breathe, and go slowly.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world.
Lauren Bacall

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Maya Angelou

The best teachers are the best storytellers. We learn in the form of stories.
Frank Smith

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Carl Rogers

The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.
Marva Collins

The highest endeavor of the mind, and the highest virtue, it to understand things by intuition.
Baruch Spinoza

The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life.
Oscar Wilde

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
Phil Jackson

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
Walt Streightiff

There are two things people want more than sex and money…recognition and praise.
Mary Kay Ash

There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Ernest Hemingway

Try and fail, but don't fail to try.
Stephen Kaggwa

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
Albert Einstein

When the music changes, so does the dance.
African Proverb

You don't create your mission in life - you detect it.
Viktor Frankl

You owe it to everyone you love to find pockets of tranquility in your busy world.
Georges Bernanos

A leader is someone you would follow to a pace you would not go to by yourself.
Joel Barker

Time is clay. Go make something.
Barbara Bach

To be loved and trusted by those who know us best is life's greatest compliment.
Jack Anthony

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Lauren Bacall

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can transform one million realities.
Maya Angelou

Love and do what you like.
Saint Augustine

Real love stories never have endings.
Richard Bach

Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud.
Maya Angelou

Everything we feel deeply must be expressed.
Han Hartung

Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Mustafa K. Ataturk

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
James Allen

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire

Sometimes when we aren't looking, the holiness comes breaking through like a rainbow.
Madeleine L'Engle

The earth sets some music going in us and dance we must.
Ludwig Boone

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Mohammad Ali

There is no right path. Only the one that allows you to sleep soundly and wake up excited.
Jennifer Louden

Dreams are free, so free your dreams.
Astrid Alauda

Nothing will work unless you do.
Maya Angelou

Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness.
Scott Adams

You grow up the day you have the first real laugh - at yourself.
Ethel Barrymore

Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.
Richard Bach

Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
Dr. Robert Anthony

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it.
Sudie Back

Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music.
Mac Anderson

Here is the test to find whether or not your mission on earth is finished: If you are alive, it isn’t.
Richard Bach

I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days, or great days.
Lance Armstrong

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out, it's the pebble in your shoe.
Muhammad Ali

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot

We can learn to be the catalysts for our own change.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

If everyone thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening.
George Barzan

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
Karl Barth

Life is not about getting through the storms, but about dancing in the rain.
Bunny Armstrong

You must change in order to survive.
Pearl Bailey

Happiness is living by inner purpose, not by outer pressures.
David Augsberger

The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Marcus Aurelius

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
J.M. Barrie

Fear is priceless education.
Lance Armstrong

Start wherever you are and start small.
Rita Baily

In order to win, you must expect to win.
Richard Bach

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Aristotle

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.
Christina Baldwin

The portal of healing and creativity always takes us into the realm of the spirit.
Angeles Arrien

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.
Emory Austin

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Maya Angelou

A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Lou Holtz

Be a dynamo of irrepressible joy!
Babaji

Dancing is the body made poetic.
Ernst Bacon

Each of us has a spark of life inside us, and we must set off that spark in one another.
Kenny Ausubel

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Woody Allen

Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.
George M. Adams

Failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony

Failures are steps in the ladder of success.
James Allen

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
Greg Anderson

God calls you to the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.
Frederick Buechner

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Aesop

Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.
Aristotle

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Aristotle

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle

How to make God laugh: Tell him your future plans.
Woody Allen

I am thankful for laughter except when milk comes out my nose.
Woody Allen

I believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.
Maya Angelou

If it’s not fun, you’re not doing it right.
Bob Basso

If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Aristotle

Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge.
Aristotle

Joy is your birthright.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Aristotle

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Karl Barth

Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Jean Anouilh

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop

Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.
Dave Barry

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
Greg Anderson

Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.
Dianne Ackerman

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Mohammad Ali

Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams.
Patch Adams

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Mikhail Baryshnikov

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
J.M. Barrie

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
George Eliot

The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.
Roger Babson

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle.
Robert Alden

Things are beautiful if you love them.
Jean Anouilh

Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Aristotle

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
J.M. Barrie

Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
James Baldwin

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Aristotle

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Maya Angelou

You cannot depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
Richard Bach

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo Bascaglia



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