creative Quotes

I don't know where creativity comes from, but I think everybody has the ability to be creative. I think what's important about creativity starts when you're very young and how we're allowed to experience our imagination. The people who bring us up and teach us are fundamental in either encouraging creativity or discourging creativity. My imagination was always encouraged.
 
— Lyle Lovett
I don't know what it is about the shower that generates creative thoughts. Maybe it's the hot water. Maybe it's being unencumbered even by the restriction of clothing.
 
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— Lyle Lovett
The easiest, the most tempting, and the least creative response to conflict within an organization is to pretend it does not exist.
 
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— Lyle E. Schaller
I want to get my music out there. I enjoy playing shows; I just don't enjoy airports. I want to be more creative, but it's hard to get into that zone on tour.
 
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— Lykke Li
It's a funny line when you're walking - the creativity, the subjectivity versus the objectivity, creativity versus the business, and recognizing that you are in the music business, so there are certain things that you have to acquiesce to on the business side and certain creative decisions that you have to make for the purposes of serving the business side of it.
 
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— Lupe Fiasco
Most people might think that I've come from a musical background, but nobody in my family was in any kind of band or played anything. I just picked up music from breakdancing really, that's what got me to listen to music, and in general I was just a creative guy.
 
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— Lunice
London is full of creative people - you can never say that it's not.
 
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— Luke Treadaway
For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don't rely too much on other people's opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you.
 
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— Luke Evans
Most artists have experienced the creative block. We get stuck in our work. We beat our head against the wall: nothing. Sometimes, it is because we are trying something at the wrong time.
 
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— Lukas Foss
The creative act is like writing a letter. A letter is a project; you don't sit down to write a letter unless you know what you want to say and to whom you want to say it.
 
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— Lukas Foss
To come to grips with creativity, I must ask creative, adventurous questions - the kind which, in all likelihood, cannot be answered.
 
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— Lukas Foss
Since age seven, I've been composing and have never stopped composing, yet, the creative process is as elusive to me as it has ever been.
 
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— Lukas Foss
The best way to investigate the elusive phenomenon called the creative process may well be to target all the misconceptions, to explain what the creative process is not.
 
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— Lukas Foss
I admire people who are creative.
 
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— Luise Rainer
Innovators and creative geniuses cannot be reared in schools. They are precisely the men who defy what the school has taught them.
 
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— Ludwig von Mises
Education rears disciples, imitators, and routinists, not pioneers of new ideas and creative geniuses. The schools are not nurseries of progress and improvement, but conservatories of tradition and unvarying modes of thought.
 
— Ludwig von Mises
The mark of the creative mind is that it defies a part of what it has learned.
 
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— Ludwig von Mises
The long path from material through function to creative work has only one goal: to create order out of the desperate confusion of our time.
 
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— Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work.
 
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— Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
A creative force that either creates itself or arises from nothing, and which is a causa sui (its own cause), exactly resembles Baron Munchhausen, who drew himself out of the bog by taking hold of his own hair.
 
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— Ludwig Buchner
If atom stocks are inexhaustible, Greater than power of living things to count, If Nature's same creative power were present too To throw the atoms into unions - exactly as united now, Why then confess you must That other worlds exist in other regions of the sky, And different tribes of men, kinds of wild beasts.
 
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— Lucretius
My husband believed that all women who want to should be free, equal, independent, creative, well informed, and lead stimulating, interesting lives. Except me.
 
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— Lucille Kallen
My sisters were going out with artists and poets, and eventually it was the creative world which attracted me.
 
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— Luc Ferrari
Heaven is not the wide blue sky but the place where corporeality is begotten in the house of the Creative.
 
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— Lu Yen-hsun
I looked to many, many filmmakers. I was influenced by the Neo-Realists, and by the Cuban, and the Latin American cinema, the '70s, European experimental work. And fortunately, all those influences gave me the strength to think, "I can make my way. I'm a creative person, I can try to create a way that is uniquely mine because I've seen so much, and I've experienced so much."
 
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— Lourdes Portillo
In his garden every man may be his own artist without apology or explanation. Each within his green enclosure is a creator, and no two shall reach the same conclusion; nor shall we, any more than other creative workers, be ever wholly satisfied with our accomplishment. Ever a season ahead of us floats the vision of perfection and herein lies its perennial charm.
 
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— Louise Wilder
I get to be creative and to write: two of my favorite things.
 
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— Louise Roe
Rejoice in the abundance of being able to awaken each morning and experience a new day. Be glad to be alive, to be healthy, to have friends, to be creative, to be a living example of the joy of living. Live to your highest awareness. Enjoy your transformationa l process.
 
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— Louise Hay
In the Reggio Emilia preschools, however, each child is viewed as infinitely capable, creative, and intelligent. The job of the teacher is to support these qualities and to challenge children in appropriate ways so that they develop fully.
 
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— Louise Boyd
I always wanted to show the world that art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.
 
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— Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
I never feel age... If you have creative work you don't have age or time.
 
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— Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
The American Way is so restlessly creative as to be essentially destructive; the American Way is to carry common sense itself almost to the point of madness.
 
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— Louis Kronenberger
The person of old had the same brilliance of mind that we assume we have now. But that which made a thing become manifest for the first time is our great moment of creative happening.
 
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— Louis Kahn
I learned that money can be a lot of things,It can be something that is hoarded, fought over, protected, stolen and withheld. Or it can be like an energy, fueled by the desire, will, creative interest, need to laugh, of large groups of people. And it can be shuffled and pushed around and pooled together to fuel a common interest, jokes about garbage, penises and parenthood.
 
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— Louis C. K.
I was a product of Andy Warhol's Factory. All I did was sit there and observe these incredibly talented and creative people who were continually making art, and it was impossible not to be affected by that.
 
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— Lou Reed
People didn't know certain things about me, which... I was out of creative writing class in school, Syracuse University; had a B.A. in English and wanted to write the great American novel but I also loved rock and roll. I was in bar bands all through college, playing fraternities and have to know all the songs in the top 10. That kind of thing.
 
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— Lou Reed
It was part of being a girl in the '60s that you were creative.
 
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— Lorrie Moore
The only way you can really deal with creative people is with very loose reins.
 
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— Lorne Michaels
I don't like to hear anybody in show business complain, because I just find it to be such a grateful business. Because there are so many wonderful, creative souls out there and there are so few jobs. And, so, I just find myself thinking to myself "wow, if I could get into a show of any kind and have it last for a while" - that's when I find myself really happy.
 
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— Lorna Luft
I did my first Broadway show when I was nineteen years old - and to be able to say that I am still working with the incredible talents of all of the creative teams that I have been able to work with - that's so special to me.
 
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— Lorna Luft