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“Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.” ~T. S. Eliot

“Creativity takes courage.” ~Henri Matisse

“Creativity–like human life itself–begins in darkness. Creativity is always a leap of faith. You’re faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage.” ~Julia Cameron

“The poet’s eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, doth glance from heaven to Earth, from Earth to heaven; and as imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing a local habitation and a name.” ~William Shakespeare

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” (See God’s creation of humans below. ~M.T.) ~Scott Adams

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) “And then he created humans in his own image.” (Genesis 1:27)

“Creativity is not a talent, it’s a way of operating.” ~John Cleese

Go forth and multiply!

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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16 Responses to Creativity

  1. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) “And then he created humans in his own image.” (Genesis 1:27) Or did the scribes, taking poetic license, create God in the human image?


  2. Great post Mike totally agree need l say more .. Just had to share with friends .. Ian ⭐️🙏

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  3. Pain definitely drives creativity – it is an outlet. Thank you

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  4. alexankarr1 says:

    Love the Scott Adams quote. Too true!

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  5. ekurie says:

    funny how people think they are not creative because they can’t draw anything but a stick person. if you have a brain you are creative. thanks for pointing this out.

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  6. Jennie says:

    Great quotes!

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  7. I like the John Cleese quote.

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  8. Love it! Not a very ‘creative’ reply, just to the point. 😁

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  9. gpavants says:

    Amen and amen. You know when worry and stress comes it seems creativity is first to go. That is why faith needs to be its companion.

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  10. Lilly Loompa says:

    Creativity grows more when faced with adversity. I wrote an article to try and explain what I feel when I become creative.

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  12. JoDee Luna says:

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. samba2017 says:

    I love the Matisse quote – thanks for sharing! My post today is about creativity in case you have time to look? Have a creative day! Sam 🙂

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