21 of the best quotes on creativity

At Découvrir La Vie, we believe in the power of creativity and the impact it has on our lives, each day. Sometimes, all it takes is a simple quote to inspire us to tap into our own creative potential. Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking quotes on creativity.

Perhaps these quotes offer a glimpse into the minds of those who have been able to tap into their own creativity, and serve as a reminder that no matter what our profession or background, we all have the ability to create something new and meaningful.

So, whether you’re feeling stuck in a rut or just need a little push to get started, let these words of wisdom from the masters guide you on your creative journey.

Let us know in the comments which is your favourite?

  1. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou
  2. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “The more you know, the more you can create.” – Ray Bradbury
  4. “Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.” – Cecil B. DeMille
  5. “The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” – Neil Gaiman
  6. “The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.” – Arthur Koestler
  7. “Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” – William Plomer
  8. “Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.” – Eric Hoffer
  9. “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London
  10. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  11. “Creativity is the quality that you bring to the activity that you are doing. It is an attitude, an inner approach – how you look at things.” – Swami Satchidananda
  12. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
  13. “The man who has no imagination has no wings.” – Muhammad Ali
  14. “The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense.” – Pablo Picasso
  15. “Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” – William Plomer
  16. “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
  17. “Creativity is a process where the soul and the mind come together to create something new and beautiful.” – Unknown
  18. “Creativity is the ability to see the same thing as everyone else, but think about it in a different way.” – Unknown
  19. “Creativity is not a talent, it is a way of operating.” – John Cleese
  20. “Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.” – Arthur Koestler
  21. “Creativity is not a talent, it is a state of mind and a willingness to experiment.” – Dr. Seuss

By Saxon Bosworth

Founder of Découvrir La Vie.

One reply on “21 of the best quotes on creativity”

18. “Creativity is the ability to see the same thing as everyone else, but think about it in a different way.” – Unknown.

I totally get this one and its my favourite. I often see something and immediately see how it can be changed/improved/developed and wonder why no-one seems to have thought of that.

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