15 Creative Quotes to Inspire Your Next Project

Battling writer's or a creativity block? If so, you're not alone. The struggle is real, and it's not one you can win by doubling down on your caffeine intake (trust us, we've tried). To help break down those creative walls, we've collected 15 quotes that are sure to inspire, motivate and re-energize your creativity:

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Maya Angelou — Civil Rights Activist, Poet, Singer and Writer

"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones." John Cage — Composer, Artist and Philosopher

"The creative adult is the child who survived." Ursula K. Le Guin — Fiction Writer

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney — American Entrepreneur 

"Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things." Ray Bradbury — Author and Screenwriter

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." Henry David Thoreau — Poet, Philosopher and Essayist

"The creative process is a process of surrender, not control." Julia Cameron — Author, Artist, Writer and Filmmaker

"Nobody built like you, you design yourself." JayZ — Rapper, Producer and Songwriter

"Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought." Albert Einstein — Physicist, Inventor

"Don't waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you." H. Jackson Brown Jr. — Author

"I have been absolutely terrified every moment of my life, and I have never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do," Georgia O'Keeffe — American Modernist Painter

"Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up" Elon Musk — Entrepreneur 

"It's through mistakes that you actually grow. You have to get bad in order to get good." Paula Scher — Graphic Designer

"Creativity doesn't wait for that perfect moment, It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones." Bruce Garrabrandt — Self-taught Visual Artist

"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it." Steve Jobs — Inventor and Entrepreneur

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