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Creativity Quotes

Creativity is a form of self-expression, and a way to channel your skills, talents, beliefs and emotions. Whether you are the next Michelangelo or a mother finger-painting with her child, the creativity quotes on this page will help bring out your inner artist. This quotation collection is filled with creativity sayings from writers, singers, inventors, authors, musicians and others. Let our collection of creativity quotes inspire you to release your creative spirit and let it soar!

 To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. 
- Joseph Chilton Pearce, author
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 People are motivated by fear, but they are not inspired by it. Everything that inspires us comes from love. 
- Lance Secretan, creator of Higher Ground Leadership
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 We are born to create, and we can't help it. Why is that? Because God, the great Creator, is in us. 
- Ernest Holmes, founder of the Relgious Science movement
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 I'm often asked, 'Where do you get your ideas?' ...It's like asking, 'Where do you find air to breathe?' Ideas are all around you. 
- Twyla Tharp, choreographer
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 Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. 
- Rita Mae Brown, author
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 The greatest gift you can give someone is the gift of inspiration. 
- Cornel West, Professor and scholar
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 Worry is a misuse of imagination. 
- Dan Zadra, Author
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 I grew to see my affliction as my gift. When I sang, I soared. I could soar higher than all those hurts aimed at my heart. All I needed was the courage to be me. 
- Jimmy Scott, Jazz singer
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 The flame of inspiration needs to be encouraged. Put a glass around that small candle and protect it from discouragement or ridicule. 
- Mary Higgins Clark, Best-selling mystery writer
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 The gift of inspiration is that God fills us with understanding and vision, and enlivens our grieving spirits. 
- Monica Chusid, Senior manager at SMA Consulting
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 I wrote to find beauty and purpose, to know that love is possible and lasting and real….  Once I got to my desk, once I started writing, I still believed anything was possible. 
- Alice Hoffman, Author
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 It is wonderful to be in on the creation of something, see it used, and then walk away and smile at it. 
- Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady
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 To this day, no one has come up with a set of rules for originality. There aren’t any. 
- Les Paul, Father of the modern electric guitar
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 Inspiration more often comes during the work than before it, because the largest part of the job of an artist is to listen to the work. 
- Madeleine L’Engle, Author
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