Creative Thoughts about Creativity #5

25 08 2009


To recapture childhood’s wonder is to secure a driving force for grown-up thoughts.

Charles Sherrington

Our creativity is limited only by our beliefs.

Willis Harmon

Fear of failure is the most devastating block to creativity.


It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.

Friedrich von Schiller

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

Edward de Bono

Play teaches children to master the world.

Jean Piaget

The idea is there, locked inside.  All you have to do is remove the excess stone.


The mere foundation of a problem is often far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.


To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

Albert Einstein

Just as we can throttle our imagination, we can likewise accelerate it.  As in any other art, individual creativity can be implemented by certain techniques.

Alex Osborn

Discipline and focused awareness contribute to the act of creation.

John Poppy



One response

29 11 2012

Incredible! This blog looks just like my old one! It’s on a completely different subject but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Wonderful choice of colors!

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