Friday Fun Quotes: Special Edition

As you can see, this edition of Fun Quotes looks different. While I continue with a series of various illustrious quotes, here are some others I found that are not only worth-remembering, but which I find interesting and inspiring. Hopefully, you will, too.

Enjoy!!

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed. – Tom Clancy

If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. – Ludwig Wittgenstein (NCN)

Creativity needs the ability and freedom to enjoy, to fantasize, to laugh, to loaf, to be spontaneous. Creativity is a kind of intellectual play. It is a kind of permission to be ourselves, to let loose and to be crazy. – A.H. Maslow 

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. – Frank Lloyd Wright

Brene Brown Quote

PelegTop on Creativity

Abdul Kalam Quote

Ken Robinson Quote

Everyone Is Creative

Doctor Who Quote

 

So, whatdaya think? Have a favorite among these? Lemme know!

 

 

 

 

A TED Talk: Does Education Kill Creativity?

During a recent presentation I gave on creativity to the American Advertising Federation Rio Grande Valley, the question of education came up with respect to how it deals with creativity in a child’s life. The opinions were mixed. I referenced a TED talk from some years ago by Sir Ken Robinson in which he talks about this. I’ve posted it here for my brethren in the Valley and others who may not ever have seen this.

It is by far one of the most gripping and entertaining talks I have ever heard. Though he has several more on the TED YouTube channel, take a listen. It’ll make you think. But, do more than that. Act. Speak up. Don’t let our children be short-changed.

After all, we have plenty of crayons!