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A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

Frank Capra (1897-1991) American director.

The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British novelist.

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

Erich Fromm (1900-1980) Psychoanalyst and social philosopher.

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.

Erich Fromm (1900-1980) Psychoanalyst and social philosopher.

One measure of how creative you are is how you respond to changes in your circumstances and environment. How flexible are you? Consider how water adapts to its environment: evaporation, condensation, snowflake, melting, flowing, goes around rocks, fills containers, etc.

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Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.

Paul Válery (1871-1945) French poet, essayist, and philosopher.

Some collaboration has to take place in the mind between the woman and the man before the art of creation can be accomplished. Some marriage of opposites has to be consummated. The whole of the mind must lie wide open if we are to get the sense that the

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.

Robert Bresson (1901-1999) French film director.

Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) English novelist .

To create something you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.