Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov On Creativity

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (April 22, 1899 – July 02, 1977) Perceiving and transforming the world, taking it in and taking it apart, re-combining its elements in the very process of storing them up so as to produce at some unspecified date an organic miracle, a fusion of image and music, a line of verse.

Joan Miró On Creativity

Joan Miró (April 20, 1893 – December 25, 1983) The painting rises from the brushstrokes as a poem rises from the words. The meaning comes later…For me an object is something living. This cigarette or this box of matches contains a secret life much more intense than that of certain human beings.

Pearl Buck On Creativity

Pearl S. Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973)  The creative instinct is ... an enormous extra vitality, a super-energy, born inexplicably in an individual ... an energy which no single life can consume.

Pearl S Buck On Creativity

Pearl S Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) The creative instinct is ... an enormous extra vitality, a super-energy, born inexplicably in an individual ... an energy which no single life can consume. 🎂Happy Birthday Pearl S Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) in Memoriam🌹

Mary Oliver On Creativity

Mary Jane Oliver (September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019) The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.