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Quotes of the Week

January 25, 2011

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.” –Carl Jung, psychologist.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”- Albert Einstein, scientist.

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”- Steve Jobs, Creative Head and CEO of Apple.

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort”- Franklin D. Roosevelt, former US president.

“When all think alike, then no one is thinking”- Walter Lippmann, writer.

It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out of date.”-Roger von Oech, writer.

“When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied: “Only stand out of my light.” Perhaps someday we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we can do for creative men and women is to stand out of their light.”-John W. Gardner, former US Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare.

“We shall not cease from exploration, and at the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”- T.S. Eliot, writer

“Innovation is the creation of the new or the re-arranging of the old in a new way.”- Michael Vance, speaker

“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.”-Pablo Picasso, artist.

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