The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create — so that
without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, his very breath is cut off from him. He must create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency he is not really alive unless he is creating.
Quotes you may like!
“Change is the essence of life; be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.” – Reinhold Niebuhr
You want to know the difference between a master and a beginner? The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.
You may lose people you love. You may lose the things you have. But whatever happens, never lose yourself.
‘Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.’ — Bernard M. Baruch
In the end, people will judge you anyway, so don’t live your life impressing others. Live your life impressing yourself.
Because at some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.
The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates