20 Creative Quotes on Courage, Hope, & Possibility

December 8, 2014
Creativity in Motion:  20 Quotes on Courage, Hope, & Possibility

Here are 20 quotes about creativity, courage, hope, & possibility that I have been collecting- some are favorites, some are new discoveries, but each affirming & inspiring:

We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people. – Roger Wilkins

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.  -Ben Okri

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Another word for creativity is courage.  – George Prince

Nature is infinitely creative. It is always producing the possibility of new beginnings. – Marianne Williamson

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. ― George Bernard Shaw

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. ~Edward de Bono

Creativity is a continual surprise. ― Ray Bradbury

Art has something to do with beauty. The act of creating beauty pulls the portion of your soul to the surface that is true to the way you were created. ― Timothy Simpson

The discipline of creation, be it to paint, compose, write, is an effort towards wholeness. ― Madeleine L’Engle

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

What keeps life fascinating is the constant creativity of the soul. ― Deepak Chopra

When dreams come true creativity becomes art.  ― Martin Schuster

Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another. ― Seth Godin

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution. –Bill Hicks

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. – Erich Fromm

Art is the overflow of emotion into action.  ― Brian Raif

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. ― Maya Angelou

When all else seems lost and steeped in hopelessness, the magic of creativity can still keep you going.  – Jyoti Arora

What are some your favorite creativity quotes that inspire courage, hope, & possibility?

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2 Responses to “20 Creative Quotes on Courage, Hope, & Possibility”


  1. Reblogged this on Musings of an Art Therapist/Artist and commented:
    some great quotations to meditate on. I will choose some to add to my favorite quotations page! Thank you Gretchen Miller!

  2. Jolie Buchanan Says:

    inspiring – sharing out to others, thank you Gretchen


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