100 Creator Quotes

The Caregiver archetype are constantly using their imagination to create physical manifestations of their work. They are content when they are able to build something with their own artistic skills.

100 Inspirational Quotes for Creators

We’ve collected the best quotes about creators for you to read through.

This selection of quotations are based solely on my personal taste and are in no particular order. You are welcome to browse the entire collection and look for your own favourite quotes.

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Checkout this list of creator quotes:

1. Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”

2. Shannon L. Alder

“To have a different life you have be a different person. You have to do what you haven’t done. You have to become the person that fits that dream. But most of all, you have to realize that if you don’t step into your story it becomes the moral of the story. Your inaction is a lesson you leave to your kids– I was too afraid to change.”

3. Joy Harjo, Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems

“Bless the poets, the workers for justice, the dancers of ceremony, the singers of heartache, the visionaries, all makers and carriers of fresh meaning—We will all make it through, despite politics and wars, despite failures and misunderstandings. There is only love.”

4. Henry David Thoreau, Walden

“…If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours…If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”

5. Osho, Creativity: Unleashing the Forces Within

“Creators almost always go mad.”

6. Pauline Gedge, The Eagle and the Raven

“… but now men who could work preferred to beg, and the artists forgot that their calling was noble and became imitators instead of creators, charging exorbitant sums for the rubbish they churned out with one eye closed.

7. Charlotte Eriksson

“You have to believe that your voice can mean something. You have to believe that what you do matters. And you have to keep going even on days you can’t find that belief. If you can’t do it for yourself, you do it for all the other young souls who need to be shown that things are possible. That they too can do that thing they dream of. You do it despite the doubts and the struggles. You do it because it’s what you came here to do.
That’s what makes an artist.”

8. Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

“Creators of history always play with our impotence and our ignorance.”

9. Shannon L. Alder

“To know your life purpose is to connect with a higher power.”

10. Tiffany Thompson

“All souls can earn IMMORTALITY.
The Creators have IMMORTALITY.
The Creators are the’ ONLY’ ONES’
To award IMMORTALITY…”

11. C. JoyBell C.

“We are born with eyes not just to see beauty; but to find it. We are born with hands not just to hold beauty; but to create it. Don’t just sit there. Find and create. In others, in the world, in yourself.”

12. Robert Black

“Isn’t it strange how the most lethal cynics are often the most optimistic creative dreamers?”

13. Judith Huang, Sofia and the Utopia Machine

“She felt how young her world still was, how pure, how fresh, how empty, despite the civilisations that had risen and fallen while she was away, despite the stories that the people of this land had already woven into the warp and weft of this world, the stories that came to her as dreams. She felt how precious it all was to her, how terrible it would be to lose this world, this universe, to the dark force encroaching upon it.”

14. Laurence Overmire, New York Minute: An Actor’s Memoir

“It takes no genius to destroy. The creators, the givers, the lovers, the healers – these are the heroes who know – the building up is so much more difficult than the tearing down.”

15. Richie Norton

“Creators always have an advantage because they make the stuff we consume.”

16. kambiz shabankareh

“Anyone who has read enough, explored enough and experienced enough, somewhere in his/ her life will realize that the life is repeating itself again and again and again. He/she will soon understand there is nothing new to discover, all quests of human life have been experience and discovered in the past and all we do to play the game over and over to gain a different result, like an idiot who watches movie several time and hope to see a different ending. In such age, people no to remain enthusiastic, they need to still be excited about the story, which they have heard more than millions of times. Hence, intellectuals and creators create new toys for them. The toys that practically has the same purpose and affect the same result, but ordinary human does not need to know that. They need to be interested to play, because if we stop, the world will stop, and then the age of nothingness will end. And we cannot let that happen can we?”

17. Sunday Adelaja

“The commendable efforts of preachers to Europe is that: People were taught that they were created by God and they themselves must become creators like God.”

18. Shawn Lukas

“We are the next we.”

19. Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

“With your breath, issue words of a new contract. Become the law creator of a new prosperity.”

20. Avijeet Das

“From centuries ago before the dawn of civilization there were people who took first steps down unknown roads marching ahead with nothing but their own vision. They were different in race, color, religion, and culture but they had one thing in common: the road they took was new and the vision they carried was original. These people – the thinkers, the writers, the entrepreneurs, the artists, the scientists, the researchers, the inventors – held on to their beliefs against the majority of their times. These people were the creators. They changed the world! Others criticized them, vilified them or opposed them but they kept on marching ahead. They faced, they fought, and they suffered. But they won!”

21. Rashid Jorvee

“This Universe and Earth is completely belongs to you and has been created for you, please take care to those.”

22. Jozef Simkovic, How to Kiss the Universe: An Inspirational Spiritual and Metaphysical Narrative about Human Origin, Essence and Destiny

“Awareness was created by the intervention of the Creators. Awareness inspires intention and intention creates drive, by Gardener.”

23. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Every human is the first creator of his life and every creator is the first engineer of God”

24. Max McKeown, E-Customer

“It takes a community to raise a new idea – Pioneers, trendsetters, hipsters, hackers, hustlers, trailblazers, inventors, heretics, creators, problem-solvers, optimists, obsessives, firestarters, scientists, risktakers, disrupters, gamechangers, explorers, and garage heroes… People like you.”

25. Max McKeown, The Innovation Book: How to Manage Ideas and Execution for Outstanding Results

“Our human history is the history of ideas. Our human future is the future of ideas. Human desire. Human imagination. Human ingenuity. Creating and copying. Tool-makers and dream-chasers.”

26. Max McKeown, The Innovator’s Book: Rules for Rebels, Mavericks and Innovators

“Innovators make the previously impossible possible.”

27. Max McKeown, The Innovator’s Book: Rules for Rebels, Mavericks and Innovators

“New ideas are like babies, beautiful, ugly and not finished yet.”

28. Max McKeown, The Innovator’s Book: Rules for Rebels, Mavericks and Innovators

“Before invention there is insight.”

29. Hank Green, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

“The whole time I was in front of the camera, I was thinking of the artist. A fellow creator who had poured her soul into something truly remarkable that might simply be ignored by the whole world. I was trying to get in her head. I was trying to figure out why she had created this thing and, in the same breath, calling out the world for its callous ignorance of beauty and form… I wanted people to wake up and spend a few moments looking at the exceptional amazement of human creation.”

30. C. JoyBell C.

“People are creators. But I doubt that many realize this. We are not meant to go out into the world and find flawless things, we are not meant to sit down and have flawless things fall into our laps. But we are creators. We can create a beautiful thing out of what we have. The problem with idealistic people is that they see themselves as receivers instead of creators, they end up hunting for the flaw in everything in order to measure it up to their ideals. Now, when you see yourself as a creator, you can look at a chunk of marble and see the angel within it. Then you carve until you have set that angel free.”

31. Ryan Lilly

“We are not creators; only combiners of the created. Invention isn’t about new ingredients, but new recipes. And innovations taste the best.”

32. Kevin Revolinski, The Yogurt Man Cometh

“We are the creators of our lives. We form them from whatever material presents itself.”

33. Dan Brown, Angels & Demons

“Symbols,” Langdon said, “in no way confirm the presence of their original creators.”

34. L.M. Montgomery, Emily Climbs

“You will go far beyond what I have done – you can create – I can only build with the materials others have made. But we builders have our place – we can make temples for our gods and goddesses if nothing else.”

35. Ronald Reagan

“If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn’t be here. It’d still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.”

36. Paramahansa Yogananda

“The Creator, in taking infinite pains to shroud with mystery His presence in every atom of creation, could have had but one motive – a sensitive desire that men seek Him only through free will.”

37. Orison Swett Marden

“The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.”

38. Yoko Taro

I feel that a world in which you only see what you want to see is incomplete. And as a game creator, I am only here to prepare a game that will expand the breadth of your thinking, and leave the decision between good and evil up to the players.

39. Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.”
40. Maya Angelou

“Everybody born comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. We come from the Creator with creativity. I think that each one of us is born with creativity.”

41. Mahatma Gandhi

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”

42. Thomas Jefferson

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

43. Thomas Jefferson

“The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.”

44. John Muir

“From the dust of the earth, from the common elementary fund, the Creator has made Homo sapiens. From the same material he has made every other creature, however noxious and insignificant to us. They are earth-born companions and our fellow mortals.”

45. Stephen Hawking

“So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator?”

46. Stephen Hawking

“God may exist, but science can explain the universe without the need for a creator.”

47. Bob Dylan

“You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we’re hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.”

48. Thich Nhat Hanh

“Changing is not just changing the things outside of us. First of all we need the right view that transcends all notions including of being and non-being, creator and creature, mind and spirit. That kind of insight is crucial for transformation and healing.”

49. Marcus Tullius Cicero

“This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.”

50. Charles Spurgeon

“True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.”

51. Isaac Newton

“All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Creator, whom I call the ‘Lord God.’”

52. Charlie Chaplin

“I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.”

53. Rainer Maria Rilke

“The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.”

54. Rainer Maria Rilke

“If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.”

55. Joel Osteen

“The ultimate connection is when you are connected to the creator of the universe.”

56. Victor Hugo

“Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.”

57. Edmund Burke

“There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity – the law of nature and of nations.”

58. Edwin Louis Cole

“Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.”

59. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.”

60. George Washington Carver

“Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.”

61. George Washington Carver

“Years ago I went into my laboratory and said, ‘Dear Mr. Creator, please tell me what the universe was made for?’ The Great Creator answered, ‘You want to know too much for that little mind of yours. Ask for something more your size, little man.’”

62. Robert Baden-Powell

“The study of Nature brings into a harmonious whole the questions of the Infinite, the Historic, and the Microscopic as part of the Great Creator’s work.”

63. Steve Martin

“I have thought about some kind of musical involving my music. That would be kind of interesting. I have thought of it in that way, as a creator of something, not so much a performer. So that’s in my head.”

64. Prince

“No one can come and claim ownership of my work. I am the creator of it, and it lives within me.”

65. Pope Francis

“I believe in God – not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God. There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation. Jesus is my teacher and my pastor, but God, the Father, Abba, is the light and the Creator. This is my Being.”

66. Ellen G. White

“We need no fanciful teaching regarding the personality of God. What God desires us to know of Him is revealed in His word and His works. The beautiful things of nature reveal His character and His power as Creator.”

67. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“It is a curious thing: man, the centre and creator of all science, is the only object which our science has not yet succeeded in including in a homogeneous representation of the universe. We know the history of his bones, but no ordered place has yet been found in nature for his reflective intelligence.”

68. Richard Dawkins

“A universe with a creator would be a totally different kind of universe, scientifically speaking, than one without.”

69. Rick Warren

“What surprises me most about God is that the creator of the universe should want a relationship with me.”

70. Ramana Maharshi

“Suffering turns men towards their creator.”

71. Erykah Badu

“Personally, I don’t choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That’s between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator.”

72. Erykah Badu

“I consider my musical ability to be a gift from the Creator. It’s not that I try to work hard or nothing like that, it’s a gift, it was given to me, and I appreciate it.”

73. Jill Scott

“Being a mom, it feels like I did something so powerful and amazing. It’s such a gigantic blessing, and a confirmation that the Creator exists. And all of that has made me feel sexier and stronger. I call it ‘lava in my spine.’”

74. Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Our Creator would never have made such lovely days, and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal.”

75. Ben Carson

“The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that’s very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward.”

76. Octavio Paz

“The work of art is always unfaithful to its creator… Art lays at a higher level; it says something more, and almost always, it says something different from what the artist wanted to say.”

77. Shigeru Miyamoto

“I don’t think as a creator that I could create an experience that truly feels interactive if you don’t have something to hold in your hand, if you don’t have something like force feedback that you can feel from the controller.

78. Jules Verne

“To modify the conditions of the Earth’s movement is beyond the powers of man. It is not given to mankind to change the order established by the Creator in the system of the Universe.”

79. Frank Ocean

“As a writer, as a creator, I’m giving you my experiences. But just take what I give you. You ain’t got to pry beyond that.”

80. Orison Swett Marden

“You are never to allow a shadow of doubt to enter your mind that the Creator intended you to win in life’s battle.”

81. Montesquieu

“Thus the creation, which seems an arbitrary act, supposes laws as invariable as those of the fatality of the Atheists. It would be absurd to say that the Creator might govern the world without those rules, since without them it could not subsist.”

82. Tom Stoppard

“It is easily and often overlooked that when Thomas Jefferson asserted that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were inalienable human rights, he did so on the ground that they had been endowed by God, our Creator.”

83. Bob Iger

“For us to grow globally, it’s not enough to just be an exporter. We have to be a creator.”

84. Saint Ignatius

“Considering that the blessed life we so long for consists in an intimate and true love of God Our Creator and Lord, which binds and obliges us all to a sincere love.”

85. Saint Ignatius

“In the light of the Divine Goodness, it seems to me, though others may think differently, that ingratitude is the most abominable of sins and that it should be detested in the sight of our Creator and Lord by all of His creatures who are capable of enjoying His divine and everlasting glory.”

86. Saint Ignatius

“If I cannot add to my own low level of understanding, I could ill afford to try to raise that of others, seeing that it belongs to our Creator and Lord to give much or little.”

87. Thomas Mann

“One must die to life in order to be utterly a creator.”

88. Scott Adams

“The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.”

89. Nostradamus

“The perfect knowledge of events cannot be acquired without divine inspiration, since all prophetic inspiration receives its prime motivating force from God the creator, then from good fortune and nature.”

90. Sam Harris

“The usefulness of religion – the fact that it gives life meaning, that it makes people feel good – is not an argument for the truth of any religious doctrine. It’s not an argument that it’s reasonable to believe that Jesus really was born of a virgin or that the Bible is the perfect word of the creator of the universe.”

91. Sam Harris

“Most people believe that the Creator of the universe wrote (or dictated) one of their books. Unfortunately, there are many books that pretend to divine authorship, and each makes incompatible claims about how we all must live.”

92. Iyanla Vanzant

“In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was ‘Help me.’ Sometimes a prayer was ‘Thank you.’ What I’ve discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.

93. William Inge

“I have never understood why it should be considered derogatory to the Creator to suppose that he has a sense of humour.”

94. Joseph de Maistre

“Man in harmony with his Creator is sublime, and his action is creative; equally, once he separates himself from God and acts alone, he does not cease to be powerful, since this is the privilege of his nature, but his acts are negative and lead only to destruction.”

95. Tony Evans

“Government is not a human institution. It is a divine institution that humans are to run on His behalf. When they create their own rules, then they become against the creator and what He intended for government to do.”

96. Tony Evans

“And when you redefine the family other than what the Creator intended when he established it, then you look at the devolution of civilization.”

97. Gauri Khan

“I want to reiterate the fact that at the core of it all, I am a designer, a creator, and as a creative person, I will choose to be limitless in the extension models of my various ideas on design.

98. Antoni Gaudi

“Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.”

99. Russell M. Nelson

“Our Creator expects His children everywhere to educate themselves.”

100. Russell M. Nelson

“While the family is under attack throughout the world, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims, promotes, and protects the truth that the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children.”

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