A creative life is an amplified life. It’s a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner - continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you - is a fine art, in and of itself.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic
Creativity is intelligence having fun.
A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.
Where's the glory in repeating what others have done?
- Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
You must forge your own path for it to mean anything.
- Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero
A life of mediocrity is a waste of a life.
- Colleen Hoover, Maybe Someday