Quotes on Creativity In Education

Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status. Ken Robinson

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. Arthur Koestler

Music is about communication, creativity, and cooperation, and by studying music in schools, students have the opportunity to build on these skills, enrich their lives, and experience the world from a new perspective. William J Clinton

All creativity is a work in progress. Dean Cavanagh

I am I because my little dog knows me but, creatively speaking the little dog knowing that you are you and your recognising that he knows, that is what destroys creation. That is what makes school. Gertrude Stein

The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. Alfred Whitney Griswold

There is no better designer than nature Alexander Mcqueen

Creativity begins with an affinity for something. It's like falling in love. Howard Gardner

I really do believe that anything in life, any obstacle or challenge, can be made better with humor. Amy Poehler

The most supreme beauty is that of the feminine; the source of all creativity. Even in my greatest despair, that realization alone restores my faith in God. Joseph Curiale

Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open. Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Michelangelo

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. Theodore Levitt

Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a responsibility. If our world is to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century we must harness the energy and creativity of all our citizens. William J Clinton

Creativity is God's gift to us. Using our creativity is our gift back to God. Julia Cameron

Creativity is always from the beyond. Rajneesh

Who creates unless he has a vacuum to fill? Diane Glancy

The urge is to create. The outcome belongs to God. Sophy Burnham

Everybody's got creativity. You just get more of it [when you meditate]. David Lynch

Creativity makes life useful to us. It also makes us useful to life. Julia Cameron

I became more and more interested in the mechanics of creativity... Genrich Altshuller

Losing touch with spirit does nothing to the field of creativity, which is beyond harm; but it can do much to damage a person's chance in life. Deepak Chopra

One way in which Americans have always been exceptional has been in our support for education. First we took the lead in universal primary education; then the 'high school movement' made us the first nation to embrace widespread secondary education Paul Krugman

Whoever has skill in music is of good temperament and fitted for all things. We must teach music in schools. Martin Luther

Ambitious and thought-provoking, Higher Education in America represents an informed and informative addition to ongoing debates at the national, state, and institutional levels about the aims higher education ought to aspire to and how best to achieve them. David M Brown

The real role of leadership in education ... is not and should not be command and control. The real role of leadership is climate control, creating a climate of possibility. Ken Robinson

Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. Grace Hopper

In business, I loved cars. I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning. Only in America can you decide to get a good education and pursue what you like. Lee Iacocca

Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation. Jean-Pierre Raffarin

Nothing brings more money to the Treasury of the United States, than investment in education of the American people. Nancy Pelosi

The highest good and solely useful is liberal education. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

... all education must be unsound which does not propose for itself some object; and the highest of all objects must be that of living a life in accordance with God's Will. Catharine Beecher

Let every sluice of knowledge be opened and set a-flowing. John Adams

The invention of IQ did a great disservice to creativity in education. ... Individuality, personality, originality, are too precious to be meddled with by amateur psychiatrists whose patterns for a "wholesome personality" are inevitably their own. Joel Henry Hildebrand

I believe this passionately: that we don't grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out if it. Ken Robinson

The organizations of the future will increasingly depend on the creativity of their members to survive. Great Groups offer a new model in which the leader is an equal among Titans. In a truly creative collaboration, work is pleasure, and the only rules and procedures are those that advance the common cause. Warren G. Bennis

There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails. Nancy Kassebaum

I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities. Seymour Papert

Nothing enrages me more than when people criticize my criticism of school by telling me that schools are not just places to learn maths and spelling, they are places where children learn a vaguely defined thing called socialization...I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities. Seymour Papert

Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance. Jon Franklin

If you fall in love with an idea, you won't see the merits of alternative approaches-and will probably miss an opportunity or two. One of life's great pleasures is letting go of a previously cherished idea. Then you're free to look for new ones. What part of your idea are you in love with? What would happen if you kissed it goodbye? Roger Von Oech

Now, I believe in life, and I believe in the joy of human existence, but these things cannot be experienced except as we also face the despair, also face the anxiety that every human being has to face if he lives with any creativity at all. Rollo May

If I could solve all the problems myself, I would. Thomas A Edison

Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position. Douglas McGregor

Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid - and that stops teamwork. William Schutz

Creativity takes cougrage Henri Matisse

Without freedom, there is no creation. Jiddu Krishnamurti

All of us can create if we allow ourselves to. Natalie Goldberg

Instead of competing, all we have to do is create. Earl Nightingale

Creativity involves putting your imagination to work. In a sense, creativity is applied imagination. Ken Robinson

See the opportunity in the misstep. Cate Blanchett

God is creativity, not a Creator. Rajneesh

Time is clay. Go make something. Barbara Bach

What is perfection, anyway? It's the death of creativity ... Diane Keaton

Creativity is a religion. When you get into it, you will find your life becomes more spiritual. Jason Mraz

Creativity has got to start with humanity. Marilyn Monroe

The enemy of creativity is fear. Seth Godin

Stop the negativity and control our creativity KRS-One

There is no creativity without vulnerability. Brene Brown

We are all saying the same thing in different words. Hugh Prather

You should empower the creativity of others. Brad Garlinghouse

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. Arthur Koestler

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions. Antony Jay

That which we do not call education is more precious than that which we call so. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Very few can be trusted with an education. Louise Imogen Guiney

The greatest danger of traditional education is that learning may remain purely verbal. Mirra Komarovsky

Today's public education system is a failed monopoly: bureaucratic, rigid and in unsteady control of dissatisfied captive markets. David T. Kearns

To be always seeking after the useful does not become free and exalted souls. Aristotle

Every head should be cultivated. Abraham Lincoln

The educated can listen impassively to almost anything. Mason Cooley

If a woman seeks education it is probably because her sexual apparatus is malfunctioning. Friedrich Nietzsche

Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. Terry Pratchett

The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science. Albert Einstein

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. Seneca the Younger

Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds? Meredith Belbin

The era of the rugged individual is giving way to the era of the team player. Bruce Coslet

We believe that arithmetic as it has been taught in grade schools until quite recently has such a meagre intellectual content that the oft-noted reaction against the subject is not an unfortunate rebellion against a difficult subject, but a perfectly proper response to a preoccupation with triviality. Lynn Steen

Everyone is needed, but no one is necessary. Bruce Coslet

Nothing so good as a university education, nor worse than a university without its education. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. Albert Einstein

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