The phenomenon of creativity, we know, is closely related to the ability to yoke together separate, and even seemingly incompatible, matrices.
– Wole Soyinka
Any kind of creativity is not settling down into a happy little space. I don’t try to be mellow or anything. I think I have quite… my voice is what it is, no matter what I’m singing, it’s always going to sound like me. There’s not too far I could go. I sound like myself. I hope that I haven’t put any boundaries on anything.
– Teddy Thompson
Mind mapping is a technique based on memory and creativity and comprehension and understanding, so when the student or a child uses the mind map, they are using their brain in the way their brain was designed to be used, and so the mind helps them in all learning and cognitive skills. It simply helps them in what the brain does naturally.
– Tony Buzan
It’s hard to predict and to say what goes on inside the minds of an artist, but that’s what makes them an artist. That sense of creativity. That thing that makes them tick is probably the very thing that pushes them to the extremes that sometimes can cause, you know, fatalities and things that, you know, that end up not being good.
– Tommy Mottola
When ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ premiered on the WB Network in 1996, American culture was in trouble. Americans were bowling alone, pursuing individual interests to the detriment of the communal good. Business leaders were celebrating creativity and neglecting discipline. Nike’s ‘Just do it’ ads were teaching young people to break the rules.
– Virginia Postrel
I think of childhood as an explosion of creativity. For most people, growing up and earning a living means leaving all that behind. But an artist never leaves that behind. Edwin Mullhouse was my way of exploring the child as artist and, under the guise of childhood, something larger.
– Steven Millhauser