creativity Quotes

Creativity thrives on a consistent diet of challenges and opportunities, which are often one and the same.
 
— Lee Clow
While PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, the captivating 2014 color of the year, encouraged creativity and innovation, Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability.
 
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— Leatrice Eiseman
An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today's society.
 
— Leatrice Eiseman
You can never be too prepared. I don't believe creativity needs to come from chaos, I find it's easier to be creative when I'm really "ready".
 
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— Leanne Pooley
Why should it be that just when technology ismost encouraging of creativity, the law should be most restrictive?
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
Overregulation stifles creativity. It smothers innovation. It gives dinosaurs a veto over the future. It wastes the extraordinary opportunity for a democratic creativity that digital technology enables.
 
— Lawrence Lessig
If the only way a library can offer an Internet exhibit about the New Deal is to hire a lawyer to clear the rights to every image and sound, then the copyright system is burdening creativity in a way that has never been seen before because there are no formalities.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
Creativity builds upon the public domain. The battle that we're fighting now is about whether the public domain will continue to be fed by creative works after their copyright expires. That has been our tradition but that tradition has been perverted in the last generation. We're trying to use the Constitution to reestablish what has always been taken for granted-that the public domain would grow each year with new creative work.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
Law and technology produce, together, a kind of regulation of creativity we've not seen before.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
We established a regime that left creativity unregulated. Now it was unregulated because copyright law only covered "printing." Copyright law did not control derivative work. And copyright law granted this protection for the limited time of 14 years.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
We have a massive system to regulate creativity. A massive system of lawyers regulating creativity as copyright law has expanded in unrecognizable forms, going from a regulation of publishing to a regulation of copying.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
Creativity is enhanced by less-than-perfect control over what content is on the network.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
Creativity and innovation always builds on the past. The past always tries to control the creativity that builds upon it. Free societies enable the future by limiting this power of the past. Ours is less and less a free society.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
I think if the copyright regime focuses on the people we are supposed to be helping, the artists and creators, and builds a system that gives them the freedom to choose and to protect and to be rewarded for their creativity, then we will have the right focus.
 
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— Lawrence Lessig
What I would say to filmmakers, if I may be so bold or so arrogant, is to draw inspiration from other filmmakers, but go to the place in your own gut where everything is nothing. That's a very Zen thing to say, but that place of nothing is where real creativity comes out of.
 
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— Lawrence Bender
Being scared is really a good thing. It's being scared of being scared that's bad. Being scared of walking through your fear, going to a place of true creativity - that's what an artist is, that's what he does. If you do that, then being inspired by your contemporaries or people from the past is really great.
 
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— Lawrence Bender
I'm happy whenever I'm in a rehearsal room. I've always gotten all my energy and creativity in there.
 
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— Laurie Metcalf
Jesus regularly visualized the success of his efforts ... 'I always do what pleases God.' ... Was this conceit? Or was it enlightened creativity and self-knowledge? ...Jesus was full of self-knowledge and self-love. His 'I am' statements were what he became.
 
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— Laurie Beth Jones
Creativity and love come from the same source.
 
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— Laurens van der Post
Creativity is at the root of love and meaning in this life.
 
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— Laurence Overmire
Your life's work is something you love to do, something your talents can find full expression through. If we enjoy our work, we are sure to bring our creativity and enthusiasm to it.
 
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— Laurence Boldt
Internet has been really amazing, and I think it's a place of great passion, creativity, and knowledge.
 
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— Lauren Mayberry
While some rules are necessary and good for us, living a life based on others' rules, needs, and expectations can stifle your self-expression and creativity, and keep a lid on your potential.
 
— Lauren Mackler
I have two questions for you: What do you need to make your creativity shine through? Why do you keep ignoring it?
 
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— Lauren Artress
Theater is the foundation of how I live my life, actually. My father was a playwright, so I was around it all the time and loved to talk shop with him, just loved it. And basically everything that I hold to be good and true and worthy, I learned in the theater. So not even just about the work, but just about life. Discipline, problem solving, creativity, how to get along with people.
 
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— Laura Linney
I think if I had been writing fiction, where the work is entirely dependent on the writer's creativity and the potential directions the narrative might take are infinite, I might have frozen
 
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— Laura Hillenbrand
I don't think you'll ever replace human judgment and human inspiration and creativity because, at the end of the day, you need to be asking questions like, O.K., the system says this. Is this really what we want to do? Is that the right thing?
 
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— Laszlo Bock
Many computer scientists have fallen into the trap of trying to define languages like George Orwell's Newspeak, in which it is impossible to think bad thoughts. What they end up doing is killing the creativity of programming.
 
— Larry Wall
In order to reclaim America's 'creativity' differentiator, we must be able to provide businesses with a workforce of imaginative employees who will pave the way to a new future. It is time to transform our educational system in America to embrace and nurture creativity as a core value.
 
— Larry R. Thompson
The freedom of personal expression, ideas and imagination, working in collaboration with people from diverse backgrounds - is what's needed to spawn creativity.
 
— Larry R. Thompson
I really like and singing, and songwriting and producing. It depends on the song and the mood and who I'm working with, what the song is about and where it came from, any number of things affect the levels of creativity. I try not to do too much delineating with my art. Really, it's art, so for me I don't have a most, I just really enjoy my entire process.
 
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— Lalah Hathaway
But, it takes some of the characters to some very dark places, and they start doing things that they might not do, if they were in regular circumstances. Their true humanity comes out - the good and the bad. Something else that was fun was that every director would come in so excited to go with their own creativity.
 
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— Kyra Zagorsky
Enron was becoming a virtual cult of creativity, often placing swagger over substance. New ideas were celebrated for their newness, for their potential; tried and true businesses like the pipelines were almost derided.
 
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— Kurt Eichenwald
If not one more cent in new aid money flowed [to Africa], we could with more urgency and efficiency and creativity be doing much more to take more people out of poverty.
 
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— Kumi Naidoo
Stop the negativity and control our creativity
 
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— KRS-One
Rebels learn the rules better than the rule-makers do. Rebels learn where the holes are, where the rules can best be breached. Become an expert at the rules. Then break them with creativity and style.
 
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— Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Running fills a need so we make fewer demands on others. Running reveals the roots of negative thinking, so the weeds can be pulled. Running reconnects the soul to the source, inspiring hope and creativity.
 
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— Kristin Armstrong
Jamaica is just one of those places that has so many stimulating factors in everyday existence. It definitely feeds me, my creativity and my soul in so many ways.
 
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— Kreesha Turner
Any society that does not succeed in tapping into the energy and creativity of its youth will be left behind.
 
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— Kofi Annan
There is something wonderful about singing and writing music, I think there is something special about creativity and the ability humans have in that area.
 
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— Kim Gordon