Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.

Gustave Flaubert (1821 – 1880), French writer, best-known for his first novel, Madame Bovary, and, says Wikipedia, “for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style”.

Laugh It Up… When people are exposed to a short video of stand-up comedy, they solve about 20% more insight puzzles.

One of “10 Quick Creativity Hacks”, from an article by Jonah Lehrer on “How To Be Creative”, in The Wall Street Journal, 10 March 2012. Lehrer’s new book is “Imagine: How Creativity Works”.

Think Like A Child… When subjects are told to imagine themselves as 7-year-olds, they score significantly higher on tests of divergent thinking, such as trying to invent alternative uses for an old car tire.

One of “10 Quick Creativity Hacks”, from an article by Jonah Lehrer on “How To Be Creative”, in The Wall Street Journal, 10 March 2012. Lehrer’s new book is called “Imagine: How Creativity Works”.