Home • Inspiration
Quotes About Creativity and Inspiration
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.
Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
The creative person wants to be a know–it–all. He wants to know about all kinds of things: ancient history, nineteenth–century mathematics, current manufacturing techniques, flower arranging, and hog futures. Because he never knows when these ideas might come together to form a new idea. It may happen six minutes later or six months, or six years down the road. But he has faith that it will happen.