|The mind is not a bucket to be filled but a fire to be ignited and continually kindled.-Plutarch
I invent nothing. I rediscover.
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
Invention is a combination of brains and material. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
-Charles F. Kettering
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
-Thomas Alva Edison
Ideas do not always have to be useful. Ideas can be inventions or they can solve problems or they can help people–or they can simply be fun. The mind is probably the least used source of enjoyment.
-Edward de Bono
Originality is simply a fresh pair of eyes.
Creativity is first an act of destruction.
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.-Anonymous
The Wright brothers flew right through the smokescreen of impossibility.
I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Walking the tight wire is living; everything else is waiting.
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
-Admiral Hyman Rickover
All glory comes from daring to begin.
-Eugene F. Ware
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
To cease to think creatively is but little different from ceasing to live.
Ride the horse in the direction that it’s going.
It takes courage to be creative. Just as soon as you have a new idea, you are a minority of one.
-E. Paul Torrance
Practice and persistence are the necessary ingredients of creativity.
Quotes to Motivate Creativity15 02 2011