Creative Thoughts about Creativity #3

23 08 2009

Picture1I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.

Wayne Gretzky

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

Francis Bacon

Walking the tight wire is living; everything else is waiting.

Karl Wallenda

A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.

Oliver Weldell Holmes

Good ideas are not adopted automatically.  They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Admiral Hyman Rickover

Reality is something you rise above.

Liza Minnelli

All glory comes from daring to begin.

Eugene F.  Ware

The reason lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn’t there the second time.

Wilie Tyler

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Ethel Barrymore

If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm.  You can always buy a new rope.

Max Gunther

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

Jonathan Kozol

It’s all very simple, or else it’s all very complex, or perhaps it’s neither, or both.


If your head is wax, don’t walk in the sun.

Ben Franklin



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