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Creative Quotes for Inspiration

Over the past few months, we’ve featured quotes from popular creatives and others in surprising professions. Now, we’re sharing a handful of our favorite quotes for a dose of inspiration. Care to add to the list? Share yours by commenting below.

  • “True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” – Albert Einstein
  •  “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” – Bill Moyers, journalist
  • “Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.” – Christopher Zeeman, mathematician
  •  “Good design is thorough, down to the last detail.” – Dieter Rams, Braun manufacturing and design
  •  “People ignore design that ignores people.” – Frank Chimero, graphic designer
  •  “Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.” – Freeman Thomas, automobile and industrial designer