creativity

A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on achievement, creativity, mankind, and tranquility

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on common sense, creativity, ideas, originality, thought, words, and work

Now in creative thought common sense is a bad master. Its sole criterion for judgement is that the new ideas shall look like the old ones. In other words it can only work by suppressing originality.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: An Introduction to Mathematics

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art, creativity, joy, knowledge, and teachers

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on creativity, imagination, possibility, problems, questions, science, skill, and solution

The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art and creativity

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on creativity, nature, research, science, understanding, and work

It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Ideas and Opinions, 1954

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on creativity, secrets, sources, secretiveness, and hiding

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Alan Alda on cities, creativity, intuition, and wilderness

The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.

Alan Alda (1936 -)

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A Quote by Alan Alda on bravery, cities, creativity, intuition, life, risk, wilderness, and work

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.

Alan Alda (1936 -)

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A Quote by Abraham H. Maslow on creativity and painting

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.

Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970)

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