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15 Quotes to Inspire Creativity

Looking for creative inspiration isn’t always the easiest thing to come by. In today’s rapid environment, it’s easy to get distracted by the day-to-day hustle and bustle. While there are always different ways to ignite creativity, sometimes a one or two-sentence quote from a prominent figure will do just the trick, so we gathered 15 inspiring quotes to help you get over that creativity hump.

  1. “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein
  2. “When you make something no one hates, no one loves it.” –Tibor Kalman
  3. “I begin with an idea, and then it becomes something else.” – Pablo Picasso
  4. “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse
  5. “Design is so simple - that is why it is so complicated.” – Paul Rand
  6. “Logos and branding are so important - in a big part of the world, people cannot read French or English but are great in remembering signs.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  7. “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus
  8. “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” – Steve Jobs
  9. “The details are not the details. They make the design.” – Charles Eames
  10. “The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.” – Massimo Vignelli
  11. “When you begin your work, nothing exists. When it is finished it looks as if it just happened, spontaneously, effortlessly, convincingly. It looks as though it had been there all along.” – Eva Zeisel
  12. “Creativity is a natural extension of your enthusiasm.” – Earl Nightingale
  13. "You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality." - Walt Disney
  14. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou
  15. "Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way." - Edward de Bono

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