Sunday, February 28, 2010

Brain Dead

I am brain dead today. I've been trying to come up with a post for today. I think y'all are probably tired of my world and the Sarah Palin cr . . . er, uh . . . stuff -- yeah, that's it -- because I am, too, and try as I might to be creative, it isn't working. I finally sought help from my quotes archive to seek inspiration from greater minds than mine had to say and decided to share my findings with y'all. I hope you find these as interesting as I did.

* The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. -- Albert Einstein

* Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous. -- Bill Moyers

* Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -- Scott Adams

* Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can play weird; that's easy. What's hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. -- Charlie Mingus

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

* The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense. -- Pablo Picasso

* A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. -- Frank Capra

* Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found. -- James Russell Lowell

* 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

Happy Blogging!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kay

10 comments:

  1. Ah! Nice and inspiring! Thank you for researching, for trying to be creative, and for sharing with us! I needed that!

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  2. Kay, I'm just checking in to say "hi." Have a good day.

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  3. thanks for sharing all those wonderful thoughts on creativity. just what i needed.

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  4. thanks for sharing all those wonderful thoughts on creativity. just what i needed.

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  5. I love the quotes; next time you should scan for quotes on Brain-dead. See if your name comes up.

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  6. LOL. That comment by Lorna made me giggle.

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  7. It makes me absolutely crazy to listen to Sarah Palin. The scary thing is there are people who want her for President. Where are their brains?

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  8. Good quotes Kay. You're not the only one. We all get a little 'brain dead' sometimes when it comes to posting...it's just how it is. I'm still learning not to stress-out too much about it. Have a good week sweetie....
    ~Joy xo

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  9. I can't think of one creative comment to make...lol

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