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

All profound distraction opens certain doors. You have to allow yourself to be distracted when you are unable to concentrate.
Julio Cortázar /Around the Day in Eighty Worlds/

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
Edwin Land

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams

It takes great passion and great energy to do anything creative.
Agnes de Mille

One does not discover new continents without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Andre Gide

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein

The "silly question" is the first intimation of some totally new development.
Alfred North Whitehead

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
Agnes de Mille

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

There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.
Charles P. Steinmetz

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