Creative Thoughts About Creativity #7

3 09 2009

Picture1There’s no future in believing something can’t be done.  The future is in making it happen.

TRW advertisement

 It’s always fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

 Dixie Cups, Life Savers…were conceived, failed and reborn thanks to ingenuity, enthusiasm and determination.

Michael Gershman

 If an idea does not appear bizarre, there is no hope for it.

Niels Bohr

 No idea is born perfect.  Give it a chance to grow.

Rapp Collins Marcoa

 Truth emerges from the clash of adverse ideas.

John Stuart Mill


 The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.

John Maynard Keynes


Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

Benjamin Franklin


99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver


A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes


Initiative can neither be created nor delegated.

It can only spring from the self determining individual,

who decides that the wisdom of others is not always better than his own. 

   R.  Buckminster Fuller


Intelligence is not what you know….but what you do when you don’t know what to do

                   Jerome Bruner


The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

   Brendan Francis


Those who have no fire in themselves cannot warm others.



Being bored is an insult to oneself.

Jules Renald


Most students treat knowledge as a liquid to be swallowed rather than as a solid to be chewed, and then wonder why it provides so little nourishment.

Sydney Harris


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

           Adlai Stevenson



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