Aphorisms by theme: Creativity

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Art Creativity
Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Creativity Art
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.

Eric Hoffer

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Simplicity is the extreme degree of sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Art Creativity Knowledge Philosophy Wisdom
Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject.

Thomas Mann

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By theme : Art Creativity Science
That`s what all we are. Amateurs. We don`t live long enough to be anything else.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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By theme : Art Creativity Life
It is in self-limitation that the master shows himself.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.

Pablo Picasso

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An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.

Paul Valery

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My pain may be the reason for somebody`s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody`s pain.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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By theme : Art Creativity Feelings
Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.

Alphonse Daudet

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By theme : Art Childhood Creativity
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Art Creativity Success
The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.

Marcel Achard

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By theme : Art Creativity Humor Wit
Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Creativity Life
Almost always the most indigent are the most generous.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Behavior Creativity
Imagination means nothing without doing.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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

Albert Einstein

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Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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There is far more opportunity than there is ability.

Thomas A. Edison

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By theme : Business Creativity
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