Quotes

Quotes on Mandalas

The mandala is a simple but extremely powerful symbol of creativity, expansion and life, a circle in a square (that you get all creative with)

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

If you have any trepidation about the mandala, realize that every flower is a mandala and a perfect representation of the miracle that YOU are.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

A mandala is simply a circle which contains symbols, and in most art is enclosed in a square. In Sansrkit, mandala means “container of sacred essence”

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

There are no rules or limitations to what a mandala is about.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creating mandalas opened up my creative energy and helped me grow out of a deep depression to a fulfilling, happy and healthy life.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creativity

Creativity is a highfalutin word for the work I have to do between now and Tuesday.

— Ray Kroc

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.

— Maya Angelou

I cringe when someone tells me “I don’t have a creative bone in my body.” If you weren’t creative, you would have no bones… you’d be dead.

— Kathy Rausch

Creativity is always a leap of faith. You’re faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage. Julia Cameron

— Julia Cameron

Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Be the weirdo who dares to enjoy.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

You can measure your worth by your dedication to your path, not by your successes or failures.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

So this, I believe, is the central question upon which all creative living hinges: Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

A creative life is an amplified life. It’s a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner—continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you—is a fine art, in and of itself.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Anyhow, the older I get, the less impressed I become with originality. These days, I’m far more moved by authenticity. Attempts at originality can often feel forced and precious, but authenticity has quiet resonance that never fails to stir me.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Done is better than good.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

We express our individuality from the inside out.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Children naturally grab what’s in their environment and run with it! They do what the like with no thought of what others will think of it.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Expression begins immediately at birth with the simple act of crying,

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creating a mandala allows you to express with abandon. No kidding.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

The mandala is a simple but extremely powerful symbol of creativity, expansion and life, a circle in a square (that you get all creative with)

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Your inherent creativity needs to expand. If you’re not creating you’re dying, It’s that simple.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creation is freaking amazing, and I am part of it!

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

IF YOU ARE ALIVE, YOU ARE CREATIVE.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

There is no truth to the statement “I don’t have a creative bone in my body.” If you think that then the jokes on you — you wouldn’t HAVE a bone in your body, you wouldn’t HAVE A BODY.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creating mandalas opened up my creative energy and helped me grow out of a deep depression to a fulfilling, happy and healthy life.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

EVERY LIVING BEING and every “thing” began with an elegant act of creation.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Creation is freaking amazing, and you are part of it! Every day. Every moment. Every thought. Every breath. Every interaction.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Sadly, many people think that if they can’t pick up a paintbrush and paint a masterpiece, they’re not creative. We don’t appreciate how simply being live requires creativity.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala – 2015

…creative entitlement simply means believing that you are allowed to be here, and that—merely by being here—you are allowed to have a voice and a vision of your own.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

…there is no stopping the creative force that is within each and every one of us No stopping it. It is yearning to be expressed.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

I fear we’ve lost our ability and drive to be spontaneously creative. We don’t have to be. We can sit around on our asses all day if we choose.

— Kathy Rausch, Activate Divine Creativity, The Life-Changing Magic of the Mandala

Your creativity is like a muscle, the more you use it the stronger it becomes.

— Brian Tracy, Book: Change Agents

You can actually become more creative by changing your mind-set. Anyone can innovate, if they choose to. Disruptive innovators do it by choice, not chance. Their everyday actions swap out an “I’m not creative” mind-set for an “I am creative” one. And then magical (not mystical) things unfold.