When nothing seems to help,
I go look at a stonecutter
hammering away at a rock
perhaps a hundred times
without as much as a crack showing in it.
Yet at the hundredth blow
it will split in two,
and I know it was not that blow that did it,
but all that had gone before.

— George Bernard Shaw

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

The best way to have a good idea
is to have lots of ideas.

— Linus Pauling

Creativity is the power to connect
the seemingly unconnected.

— William Plomer

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.

— Scott Adams

The best way to predict your future
is to create it!

— Abraham Lincoln

There are people who make things happen,
those who watch what happens,
and those who wonder what happened.

— unknown

Hell, there are no rules here…
we’re trying to accomplish something!

— Thomas A. Edison

The great French Marshall Lyautey
once asked his gardener to plant a tree.
The gardener objected
that the tree was slow-growing
and would not reach maturity for 100 years.
The Marshall replied,
“In that case, there is no time to lose.
Plant it this afternoon!”

— John F. Kennedy

The loftier the building,
the deeper must the foundation be laid.

— Thomas Kempis

Crayons can take you to more places than a starship.

— unknown

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.

— Dale Carnegie

The future is not something we enter.
The future is something we create.

— Leonard I. Sweet