Posts Tagged ‘On Creativity’

Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry.
  ―  Irving Stone
On This Day In:
2014 More Beef, Less Bull
2013 Where Are Your Mountains
2012 Spherical Knowledge Of Hamsters
2011 Taking Stock Over Time

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The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
   —  Sir Anthony Jay
On This Day In:
2013 Improper Faith
2012 One More Rung
2011 Sunday Morning Earlies (Hugging trees and smiling…)
Updates On Life
2010 It’s Gettin’ Deep In Here

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The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive.

To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death.  Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create — so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, his very breath is cut off from him.  He must create, must pour out creation.

By some strange, unknown, inward urgency he is not really alive unless he is creating.

— Pearl S. Buck



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