Silence and Creativity

I have been thinking of silence. I wrote over the last couple of weeks on silence, the creative forces of the Universe and our own creative process. Then, wham, there are all these quotes appearing in my reading about the creative process. Synchronicity at work again I guess.

Leave to your opinions their own quiet undisturbed development, which, like all progress, must come from deep within and cannot be pressed or hurried by anything. Everything is gestation and then bringing forth. To let each impression and each germ of a feeling come to completion wholly in itself, in the dark, in the inexpressible, the unconscious, beyond the reach of one’s own intelligence, and await with deep humility and patience the birth-hour of a new clarity: that alone is living the artist’s life: in understanding as in creating.

In silence is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves


To create you must quiet your mind. You need a quiet mind so that ideas will have a chance of connecting.

Eric Marisela

And my favourite…

True creativity flows only from stillness. When stillness becomes conscious, the spiritual dimension enters your life and you begin to be guided by an intelligence far greater than the human mind.

Elkhart Tolle

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