Quotes about Lateral thinking

I had these quotes tucked away in a draft post. Too good not to share…..

Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learnt.

Edward de Bono

Intelligence is something we are born with. Thinking is a skill that must be learned.

Edward de Bono

If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.

Juan Ramón Jiménez

If people aren’t calling you crazy, you aren’t thinking big enough.

Richard Branson


Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower

Steve Jobs (founder of Apple)

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.


The great composers did not set to work because they were inspired but became inspired because they were working.

Ari Kiev

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.

Edwin Land

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.

Albert Einstein

Inventions don’t come in Eureka moments: they are the consequence of experts absorbing themselves for so long in their field that they become pregnant with creative energy: deep immersion in an area of expertise.

(who said this?}


And last, but not least, apparently this book is really good if you are looking for inspiration. .

Bounce, How champions are made by Michael Syed

Raili Tanska

Innovate, create, enjoy

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