Creative Thoughts about Creativity #2

23 08 2009

Picture1Minds are like parachutes.  They only function when open.


The only person who likes change is a wet baby!

Roger von Oech


Our lives are often changed by the vision–and persistence–of individual willing to pursue new ideas.

P.  Ranganath Nayak  & John  Ketteringham

Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.

Jonathan Swift

Nothing is more important than to see the sources of invention, which are, in my opinion, more interesting than the inventions themselves.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.  I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.

Alexander Graham Bell

Creativity is first an act of destruction.


If it hadn’t been for Edison, we’d be watching television by candlelight.


Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they start a winning game.


The Wright brothers flew right through the smokescreen of impossibility.

Charles Kettering

Success is a journey not a destiny.

Ben Sweetland



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