Sally Evans- Embracing Creativity
artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), American clergyman.
remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; Art has remembered
the people, because they created.
William Morris (1834-1896), English artist, poet
We are all
born geniuses, but some of us grow up more damaged than others. Buckminster Fuller
design deeply for yourself, you design for others. - Charles Eames
The aim of
Art is not to represent the outward appearance of things but the inward
significance. - Aristotle
the tyranny of the RIGHT WAY. When moving forward, you leave some things
behind. Virginia Satir
one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God. - Jean Anouilh
Have in your mind that which would constitute a miracle for you. Get the vision. Suspend disbelief and skepticism.
Allow yourself to take the journey toward real magic. - Wayne Dyer
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change. - Budda
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. - Bertha Calloway
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” - Henry Miller
"Failure is success trying to be born in a bigger way." - Catherine Ponder
becomes meaningless in the face of creativity.
in living a poetic life, an art full life.
Everything we do is part of a large canvas we are creating. Maya Angelou
creativity is the gift of seeing the familiar world with new eyes, a vision
that empowers us to constantly reinvent and renew our surroundings. Mary Englebreit
re primarily searching for fame, fortune, and success, their creativity
declines . The key to creativity is to concentrate while
you're working on a task on what is enjoyable about it, what is intrinsically
satisfying. Don't think about the consequences and evaluations until the
job is done.
Teresa Amabile, PHD
worth doing is worth doing poorly, so get on with it, and get it over. You never know, it might just come out
brilliantly. Pia Melody
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. Dr. Edwin Land
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something - Frank Capra
The intellect has little to do with the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don't know how or why. - Albert Einstein
Ideas are the flowers of innovation. - Karen Stephenson
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties. - Gail SheehyFear
I have often
been afraid, but I wouldn't give in to it. I made myself act as though I was
not afraid, and gradually my fear disappeared.
When we extend an invitation to meet our fears...Heaven admires our mettle, applauds our audacity, and gifts us with Amazing Grace.
Breathnach, author - from Something More
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katherine Hepburn
yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything.
measure of my success is my joy. Jerry
& Esther Hicks
men I wear a perfume called new car interior. -
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. - Mildred Barthel
essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and
something to hope for. - Joseph Addison
man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or
more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be
happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first
be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you
want. ~Margaret Young
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative
effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after
that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. -Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts,
We tend to
forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't
have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. - Carl Jung
The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life. - Peace Pilgrim
little, sell a little. Take small
steps. -3M corp
morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new
day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to
come to this day. This moment--this day--is as good as any moment in all
eternity. I shall make of this day--each moment of this day--a heaven on earth.
This is my day of opportunity. -Dan Custer
What we create in the world, we must first create within ourselves. For there to be magic in your life. You must first believe in magic. - Lynn Andrews