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Here are a list of the best positive affirmations, quotes, and words for artists, writers, and creative people to spark your imagination and increase creativity.
Affirmations For Creativity
1. Creativity flows naturally into all of my endeavors.
2. Creativity sparks my inspiration.
3. Inspiration comes naturally to me.
4. My imagination is abundant with creativity.
5. Everything in my life inspires me to create.
6. I have a wealth of good ideas.
7. I am inspired by the beauty in my life and all around me.
8. I enjoy my natural creativity.
9. I wake up with good ideas every single day.
10. The natural beauty of life insures my creativity.
11. I make art and beauty with my hands and from my heart.
12. I gift the world through my creative expression.
13. I am in the creative flow and exploding with good ideas.
14. I have an endless supply of creativity.
15. My creative gifts are well received by the world.
16. I consciously direct my creative compass to projects that I adore.
17. Good ideas flow through me like a volcano.
18. I feel alive and invigorated when I express my creativity.
19. My creations are unique and exquisite.
20. I am excited to share my ideas with the world.
21. Every day that passes I become more creative.
22. I attract good ideas into my life.
23. Exquisite creativity that flows through me at all times.
24. My imagination is exploding with good ideas and creativity.
25. Art is medicine for my heart.
26. I focus my creativity on my high vibe projects.
27. My inspiration is as close as my breath and as vast as the Universe.
28. I create beauty, peace, love, and joy.
29. I celebrate my life through creative expressions.
30. I thoroughly enjoy the creative process.
31. My creativity inspire others.
32. Life expresses itself creatively in every expression. I am no exception.
33. Creativity flows like a wellspring through my life.
34. I am endless in my creativity.
35. I am in touch with my inner child who has endless creativity and ideas.
36. I live an epic life and I enjoy creating beauty. Love is my mantra. Creativity is my expression.
37. My artistic talents are continually expanding.
38. Creativity is my birthright.
39. I create beauty as my thank you to the world.
40. I delight and inspire other though my creative expressions.
41. Creative expression brings me joy.
42. Sometimes I draw outside the lines.
43. I am excited to get out of bed every day and create!
44. Dance, love, sing, play, and adventure.
45. My creations are a gift to the world.
46. I am a creative creature and I dig it!
47. My creative gifts are a blessing for the world.
48. Expressing myself through the arts is one of the ways I share love with the world.
49. My ideas and gifts have value.
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Positive Quotes For Creativity
1. Creativity takes courage. – Henri Matisse
2. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ― Sylvia Plath
3. Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. ― Brené Brown
4. Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. ― Erich Fromm
5. The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. ― Albert Einstein
6. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. ― Maya Angelou
7. A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb
8. Don’t try to be perfect. Just try to be better than you were yesterday.
9. Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ― Pablo Picasso
10. Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks. – Yo-Yo Ma
11. One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. ― Friedrich Nietzsche
12. Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it’s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture. – Ken Robinson
13. It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela
14. To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it. ― Osho
15. Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up. — Pablo Picasso
16. Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. – Victor Pinchuk
17. Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. — Leo Burnett
18. An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. ― Oscar Wilde
19. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
20. Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono
21. If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original. ― Ken Robinson
22. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. ― Albert Einstein
23. When we engage in what we are naturally suited to do, our work takes on the quality of play and it is play that stimulates creativity. — Linda Naiman
24. Don’t Just…
Don’t just learn, experience.
Don’t just read, absorb.
Don’t just change, transform.
Don’t just relate, advocate.
Don’t just promise, prove.
Don’t just criticize, encourage.
Don’t just think, ponder.
Don’t just take, give.
Don’t just see, feel.
Don’t just dream, do.
Don’t just hear, listen.
Don’t just talk, act.
Don’t just tell, show.
Don’t just exist, live.”
― Roy T. Bennett
25. There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ― Sophia Loren
26. Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use – do the work you want to see done. ― Austin Kleon
27. Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. – Steve Jobs
28. Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything… whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true self comes out. – Tina Turner
29. Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery – celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: “It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to. ― Jim Jarmusch
30. There is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. — Martha Graham
31. Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins
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