Your Life Is Your Canvas. Paint It.


  1. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. -Maya Angelou
  2. Creativity is contagious. Pass it on. -Albert Einstein
  3. In the end, your creativity, perhaps even your outrageousness, will determine the final result. -Bobby Flay
  4. An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the braincell it occupied. -Arnold Glasgow
  5. The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the soul. -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  6. Creativity comes from trust – Trust your instincts and never hope more than you work. -Rita Mae Brown
  7. Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. -Steve Jobs
  8. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -Scott Adams
  9. Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up. -Pablo Picasso
  10. The world is but a canvas to our imagination. -Thoreau
  11. Creativity takes a leap, then looks to see where it is. -Mason Cooley
  12. Creativity is intelligence having fun. -Albert Einstein
  13. To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. -Joseph Pearce
  14. Creativity doesn’t wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones. -Bruce Garrabrandt
  15. Those who do not want to imitate anything produce nothing. -Salvador Dali
  16. Art is not what you see but what you make others see. -Edgar Degas
  17. The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. -Albert Einstein
  18. If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. -Vincent Van Gogh
  19. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. -John Lennon
  20. Your life is your canvas. Paint it. -Ericka Davis @

19 thoughts on “Your Life Is Your Canvas. Paint It.

    1. Sis Caddo .. THANK YOU!!!!! Yeah, one of my favorite quotes about creating came from Vincent, so I had to add that to one of his paintings for this post today ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you, as always, for sharing your comments! xo

  1. Wow!!!! These quotes were perfect for me! Thank you for sharing them. I was in the middle of preparing to teach a class to a group of women at church about creativity and then I got your blog post! We serve a creative God! We were each made in His image and all born with creative skills. May you continue to inspire others to utilize creative expression to gain healing and strength!

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