10 Famous Quotes on Creativity by Inspiring Women

Updated: Apr 12, 2019

From time to time, we are in need of inspiration. Below some wise words for creative women, from creative women.

#1 You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

- Maya Angelou (poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist)

#2 Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.

- Mary Lou Cook (actress)



#3 It’s through mistakes that you actually grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.

- Paula Scher (graphic designer, painter and art educator in design)

#4 Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.

- Yayoi Kusama (artist)

Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Theory, 2015

#5 Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

- Rita Mae Brown (writer, activist, and feminist)

#6 The soul should always stand ajar. Ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

- Emily Dickinson (poet)

#7 The things we fear most in organizations—fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances—re the primary sources of creativity.

- Margaret J. Wheatley (writer and management consultant)


Charles Pétillon, PLAY STATION 2, 2016


#8 The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

- Sylvia Plath (poet and novelist)

#9 It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.

- Mary Garden (operatic soprano)





#10 Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity.

- Yoko Ono (artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist)

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