Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is. Will Rogers

Nita Leland's Favorite Quotations on Creativity

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

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

When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds. Eric Booth

We are not interested in the unusual, but in the usual seen unusually. Beaumont Newhall

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

Creative thinking may mean simply the realization that there's no particular virtue in doing things the way they have always been done. Rudolf Flesch

I cannot do without something greater than I, something that is my life--the power to create. Vincent van Gogh

The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing. Henry Miller

Creativity exists more in the searching than in the finding. Stephen Nachmanovich

Creativity does not depend on inherited talent or on environment or upbringing;; it is the function of the ego of every human being. Silvano Arieti

Apparently one impression that we are making...is that creativeness consists of lightning striking you on the head in one great glorious moment. The fact that the people who create are good workers tends to be lost. Abraham Maslow

Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life. Joseph Conrad

Visualize what you want to do before you do it. Visualization is so powerful that when you know what you want, you will get it. Audrey Flack

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