30 Creative Mind Quotes for Creative People

I know I really should stop saying ‘I’m the least creative person’.

That’s the thing about our belief system.

It’s so deeply seated we can’t change it overnight.

I don’t know since when I started believing that I’m not a creative person.

Perhaps because for so long, I’d put art on a pedestal, thinking art is for people with a special talent.

Some time ago, I read that if you could cook, you’re creative. If you run a business, you’re a problem solver which means you’re creative.

I like this line of thought and like to listen to people who advocate that we’re all creative.

They encourage me to ignore my inner chatter, believe in myself and keep on trying.

The BBC’s arts editor Will Gompertz is one of them.

In his book, Think Like an Artist: How to Live a Happier, Smarter, More Creative Lifehe shows us many aspects of creativity supported by fascinating stories about famous artists.

The book is inspiring and enlightening.

Most of all, it’s super encouraging for a wanna-be-successful blogger like me who struggles with writing daily.

Below is a list of quotes contained in the book.

They’re so good I couldn’t read once and forget them.

So I’ve created a list of them that I can go back again and again.

Each time self-doubt surfaces about your own creativity, let these quotes help you what creativity means.

How these amazing artists work through it just as you’re right now.

Better still, buy this book and be supercharged with wonderful and encouraging stories about how you too can achieve extraordinary things through your creative endeavour.

(Full credit for quotes collection goes to Think Like an Artist: How to Live a Happier, Smarter, More Creative Life by Will Gompertz)

When bankers dine together, they discuss art, when artists dine together, they discuss money.
– Oscar Wilde

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Good business is the best art.
– Andy Warhol

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

It’s absolutely my duty to try to make money by my work.
– Vincent van Gogh

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

I proceed by trial and error.
– Bridget Riley

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

In art one is either a plagiarist or a revolutionary.
– Paul Gauguin

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them and pretty soon you have a dozen.
– John Steinbeck

Creative Mind Quotes for Creative People

Big ideas come from the unconscious. But your unconscious has to be well informed, or your idea will be irrelevant.
– David Ogilvy

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.
– David Ogilvy

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Make the world to believe in you and to pay heavily for this privilege.
– Gibert & George

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

There is no new thing under the sun.
– Ecclesiastes 1:9

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
– Pablo Picasso

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Good artists copy, great artists steal.
– Pablo Picasso

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.
– Voltaire

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
– Isaac Newton

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
– Albert Einstein

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

It’s not where you take things from, it’s where you take them to.
– Jean-Lac Godard

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don’t need.
– Auguste Rodin

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

The most terrible obstacles are such as nobody can see except oneself.
– George Eliot

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
– Oscar Wilde

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
– Ansel Adams

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

An artwork should point in more than one direction.
– Luc Tuymans

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

What makes men of genius, or rather what inspires the work, are not new ideas; instead they are pressed by the idea that what has been said has not been said enough.
– Eugene Delacroix

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.
– Kurt Vonnegut

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.
– Georgia O’Keeffe

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
– Coco Chanel

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.
– Salvador Dali

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
– Vincent Van Gogh

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

Art is not about itself but the attention we bring to it.
– Marcel Duchamp

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

You can’t wait for inspirations,  you have to go after it with a club.
– Jack London

Quotes About Creative Mind and Creative People

(Full credit for quotes collection goes to Think Like an Artist: How to Live a Happier, Smarter, More Creative Life by Will Gompertz)

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