Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
Contributed by: Siona
I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul.
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Oprah Winfrey (1954 -)
For Man nothing is beyond doubt; for God everything is beyond doubt.
Source: Superultramodern Science and Philosophy
Contributed by: Kedar
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Erich Fromm (1900 - 1980)
Contributed by: Ari
When we are not sure, we are alive.
Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)
Contributed by: rudyan
Arithmetic is where the content lies, and not logic; but logic prompts certainty, and not arithmetic.
Source: The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer, Pages: 81
Contributed by: Chris
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
Contributed by: Ryan
So called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
Source: Letters from a Stoic
Contributed by: Zaady
I learned the most important lesson of my life: that the extraordinary is not the birthright of a chosen and privileged few, but of all people, even the humblest. That is my one certainty: we are all the manifestation of the divinity of God.
Source: Paulo Coelho: Confessions of a Pilgrim
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