My top 10 quotes to encourage you to think different

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2 min. read Creative culture has a big role to play in fostering a healthy society. Through film, music and art artists can bring people together, inspire activism and start important conversations. Artists often reflect the time that we live in and I believe that creativity matters. Read on for the 10 quotes on creativity that I’ve selected for you.

Quotes on creativity

Creativity has always been in the core of what I’m doing. It’s why I like business, and it is why I like storytelling. Ever since I was a little kid I wanted to be a journalist or an entrepreneur. I think what attracted me was a sense of freedom, being able to travel the world and the opportunity to create things that will last, even when you’re not there.

“I believe creativity is the heart yearning for expression, and it is that which is the ultimate expression, the ultimate creator, acting and speaking and expressing through you.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

“Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” –  William Plomer

“The creative adult is the child who survived.” – Ursula Leguin

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

quotes on creativity

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”– Charles Mingus

“When all think alike, then no one is thinking.” – Walter Lippman

“Imagination is the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not; it is the foundation of all invention and innovation.” –  J. K. Rowling

“Turning an idea in your head into a tangible reality is one of life’s great satisfactions, whether the end result is a story, a photograph, a meal, or a business.” – Chase Jarvis

“Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.” – Eckhart Tolle

Last note

These are the quotes on creativity that I’ve collected for you. If you think I’ve missed one, I’m happy to hear from you. You can use the comment section below!

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