Famous Quotes From Famous People

Below is a collection of our 15 favourite quotes from over  hundreds of famous and inspirational quotes on creativity.

Pablo Picasso

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso

Vincent Van Gogh

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” – Vincent Van Gogh

Salvador Dali

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali

Leo Burnett

“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” – Leo Burnett

Jack London

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club” – Jack London

George Bernard Shaw

“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

Dr. Seuss

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” – Dr. Seuss

Charles Mingus

“Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity” – Charles Mingus

Voltaire

“Originality is nothing but judicious imitation” – Voltaire

Donatella Versace

“Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas” – Donatella Versace

Ray Bradbury

“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things” – Ray Bradbury

Steve Jobs

“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, the just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while” – Steve Jobs

Cecil B. DeMille

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

George Bernard Shaw

“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not’?” – George Bernard Shaw

Albert Einstein

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on” – Albert Einstein

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