SMUOL651 Creativity


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SMUOL651 Creativity

  1. 1. Creativity is not a driving force. It happens. It creates itself and you have to be open. <ul><li>Mayumi Oda </li></ul>
  2. 2. Another word for creativity is courage <ul><li>George Prince </li></ul>
  3. 3. The creative process is generation and birth as well as transformation and rebirth. The perpetual self-renewal and the dependence on grace of the person who opens to create are a human parallel to the external rebirth of all that is created. <ul><li>Erich Neumann </li></ul>
  4. 4. Creativity is the river beneath the river, which flows and flows into our lives...The creative force flows over the terrain of our psyches looking for the natural hollows, the arroyos, the channels that exist in us. <ul><li>Clarrisa Pinkola Este’s </li></ul>
  5. 5. Every act of creation is first of all, an act of destruction <ul><li>Pablo Picasso </li></ul>
  6. 6. Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist. <ul><li>Thomas Disch </li></ul>
  7. 7. Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness <ul><li>Julia Cameron </li></ul>
  8. 8. The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person <ul><li>Frank Barron </li></ul>
  9. 9. Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun! <ul><li>Mary Lou Cook </li></ul>
  10. 10. Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. <ul><li>George Lois </li></ul>
  11. 11. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. <ul><li>Alan Alda </li></ul>
  12. 12. The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the object it loves. <ul><li>Carl Jung </li></ul>
  13. 13. Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known. <ul><li>Loris Malaguzzi </li></ul>
  14. 14. To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. <ul><li>Joseph Chilton Pierce </li></ul>
  15. 15. To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough to want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it. <ul><li>Osho </li></ul>
  16. 16. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. <ul><li>Maya Angelou </li></ul>
  17. 17. Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience. <ul><li>Masaru Ibuka </li></ul>
  18. 18. Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity <ul><li>T. S. Eliot </li></ul>
  19. 19. A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations. <ul><li>Gerald G. Jampolsky </li></ul>
  20. 20. Creativity is...seeing something that doesn’t exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God. <ul><li>Michele Shea </li></ul>