creative spark quotations

Favorite quotations to spark creative energy~

  • The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman  

  • Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. – Mary Oliver 

  • Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Rumi

  • Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another. – Mary Catherine Bateson

  • Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they are things which get you. And all you can do is go where they can find you. – Winnie-the-Pooh/A.A. Milne, THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER

  • A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships. – Jorge Luis Borges

  • He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. – Douglas Adams

  • One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. – A.A. Milne

  • It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both. – E.B. White, CHARLOTTE’S WEB

  • We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder

  • Everyone who was present that day could sense that words had a mysterious magical power, that they could reach the heart and make the oldest things new again, over and over, if only one used them with feeling and passion. And once the audience understood this, they never forgot it. – Laura Gallego Garcia, THE LEGEND OF THE WANDERING KING

  • We all not only could know everything. We do. We just tell ourselves we don’t to make it all bearable. – Neil Gaiman

  • The impossible often has a kind of integrity to it which the merely improbable lacks. – Douglas Adams

  •  Let me keep my mind on what matters…which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. – Mary Oliver

  • Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. – G. K. Chesterton

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