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Archive of creativity quotes  is collected from “Quote of the Week” side bar and blog posts.

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web. ~ Pablo Picasso

When the creative impulse sweeps over you, grab it. You grab it and honor it and use it, because momentum is a rare gift. ~ Justina Chen, North of Beautiful

The creative mind doesn’t require logical transitions from one thought to another. It skips, jumps, doubles back, circles, and dives from one idea to the next. ~ Bonni Goldberg

If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment. ~  Linda McCartney

Its beautiful tints were beyond the reach of human art. ~ Thomas Moran (referring to Yellowstone Canyon)

I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotions of the land, the living energy of the place could be photographed. ~ Annie Leibovitz

Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language. ~ Lucille Clifton

I do not claim to have perfected an art but to have commenced one, the limits of which it is not possible at present exactly to ascertain. ~ Henry Fox Talbot

If a story is in you, it is meant to come out. ~ William Faulkner

Creative is making something from “what was, into what is.” ~ Frances Bertles

What art offers is a space–a certain breathing room for the spirit. ~ John Updike

“There is one art of which people should be masters – the art of reflection.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. ~ Diane Arbus