Creativity is not about being right or wrong. It’s about trying new things, experimenting and discovery. It’s about having fun and and not being afraid to fail, learning something new and trying again. It’s about letting yourself be inspired by the world around you.
Click below to discover five quotes that will help your creative juices to flow…
However, you will not find creativity by looking outside of yourself. It will bubble up from the depths of your being, at random moments when you least expect. Your job is to provide encouragement to let this powerful process occur, and be ready to capture your inspired thoughts whenever they come.
Here are five quotes to help your unformed ideas bubble up into your brain…
“It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.”
-Edward de Bono, author (How to Have Creative Ideas, Six Thinking Hats)
“The essential part of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”
-Edwin H. Land, inventor (Polaroid camera)
“You write your first draft with your heart and you rewrite with your head. The first key to writing is to write, not to think.”
-Sean Connery, actor (James Bond, Indiana Jones)
“The chief enemy of creativity is common sense.”
-Pablo Picasso, painter (Three Musicians, Guernica)
“Creativity has more to do with the elimination of the inessential than with inventing something new.”
-Helmut Jahn, architect (O’Hare Airport renovation, Berlin Sony Center)
I trust these thoughts have inspired you. Now make this creative moment count by bringing your new ideas into the world. What material form they take is totally up to you and your imagination.
Inspiration can visit you at any time. Be prepared to capture it.