“Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it’s primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it’s a primal calling.”—Hugh MacLeod is a cartoonist living in Texas, USA.
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”—Scott Raymond Adams (born 1957) is the American creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.
“Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times and, what happens when he says, I am a failure.”—S.I. Hayakawa(1906 – 1992) Canadian born American academic and politician
“People don’t seem to realise how often you have to come in second in order to finish first. I’ve never met as winner who hadn’t learned to be a loser.”—Jack Nicklaus (1940 - ) is one of the most successful professional golfers of all time.
“Everyone in the world was programmed by the place they were were born, hemmed in by their beliefs, but you had to at least try to grown your own brain.”—Scott Westerfeld (born 1963) is an American-born author of science fiction
“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”—Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, (1874 -1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
“We are perishing from want of wonder, not for want of wonders.”—
G. K. Chesterton(1874 - 1936) was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction.
“The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.”—Teilhard de Chardin, (1881 - 1955) was a French philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist and took part in the discovery of Peking Man.