Quotes about creativity can be just the thing to get the creative juices flowing. Creativity quotes are a beginning, a spark that you fan into a flame of art, music, writing, or other creative projects. Find out how far a creativity quote might take you today.

To this day, no one has come up with a set of rules for originality. There aren’t any.

Les Paul

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

It feels like God walking through the room, and it feels like a blessing…music is a kind of sacrament.


Sometimes it is the artist’s task to find out how much music you can still make with what you have left.

Itzhak Perlman

Everyone has a ‘risk muscle.’ You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don’t, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day.

Roger Von Oech

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams, creator

I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.

Billy Joel