Creativity And Innovation Quotes by Marian Diamond, Steve Jobs, Andy Warhol, William Pollard, Pearl S. Buck, Erich Fromm and many others.
If you always do what you did, you’ll always get what you got.
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
By being discontented, the spirit searches for ways to improve its condition and for a better channel for expressing itself. This sense of discontent is the engine that drives all creativity and innovation… Our blue moments are a necessary part of our human evolution.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases. It is no longer enough to do the same thing better . . . no longer enough to be efficient and solve problems.
I dream of things that are not and ask why not.
All it takes is one idea to solve an impossible problem.
Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.