Creative - Creativity Quotes

Writing is like a “lust,” or like “scratching when you itch.” Writing comes as a result of a very strong impulse, and when it does come, I for one must get it out.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world.

Film is definitely a director’s medium. They’re responsible for the look and everything, and you’re a part of that process as an actor, and you try to contribute to the story. But I think it might sound a little pretentious for me to say I think of myself as an artist. I think of myself […]

With the failure of “New York, New York” … I felt the creativity was just punched out of me. … It was an experiment, a curiosity, to try to find if I could ever care enough to get back on the set. … I didn’t care anymore. And I had to find if I can […]

I didn’t become an actor to make a point. I became an actor to create, and I am an actor before I’m black.

In the last 10 years I’ve really learned to get out of my way creatively, because I used to go to those terrible songwriting sessions and sit bumcheeks clenched as I tried to write a song. Now I just write what I feel.

For me, I want to chase after a feeling, something that just feels good. And from there, lyrically, the music just sort of sets the template for the words. The feeling directs all creativity. The beat comes first. My job is just to listen to it, and let it tell me what should be fed […]

I guess that was part of why I stepped back from consuming the internet in a really consistent way – I wanted to know what I would make when I wasn’t dialed into what everyone else was making.

Sometimes I think that ideas float through the atmosphere like huge squishy pumpkins waiting for heads to drop on.

Social media has absolutely opened up the fashion world to so many different people and ideas. We’re always expanding into new apps and new platforms and new things. It’s bringing the audience into the whole experience and really pushing people in the fashion world to be their most creative selves and to think, What can […]