Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty, they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, “I’d like my crayons back, please.”
—Hugh MacLeod

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  12 comments for “Quote of the Day

  1. December 13, 2017 at 12:20 PM

    Thanks for sharing your box of crayons with us, Allan. Your quotes and images always brighten my day.

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  2. December 11, 2017 at 12:01 PM

    Loved it…and I still have a box of Crayons! by golly. But I don’t expect you’re surprised at that.

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    • December 11, 2017 at 12:49 PM

      Sharpen them up & get to work! Thanks for your comment, Janet.
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  3. December 10, 2017 at 10:42 AM

    It is sad that when kids need creativity the most they’re set in chairs and told to hold still. Great words

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  4. December 9, 2017 at 11:30 AM

    A great one, Allan. Thank you so much for sharing, it comes into my little book of gems.:-)

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  5. December 9, 2017 at 7:45 AM

    LOVE this! It took me a long time to ask for my colors back. Great quote to start the day, Allan. Thanks.

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  6. December 9, 2017 at 6:40 AM

    What a wonderful quote, Allan!

    janet

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