Creativity – The Mind At Play

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung

Many thanks to the reader who sent in this quote. Love it.

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4 thoughts on “Creativity – The Mind At Play”

  1. Yes, I like this quote. I’d not come across it before. Thanks. I think Jung had a lot of good ideas and I suspect I am more aligned with his way than Freud’s. But then I am also quite Freudian in my outlook. The nature of instinct and mind is fascinating.

  2. are the influences the ‘old ones’ have on our thinking. And outlook. I guess you have to study to really appreciate that fully. I’ve not, so I had better leave it at that.

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