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I've never been a very prolific person, so when creativity flows, it flows. I find myself scribbling on little notepads and pieces of loose paper, which results in a very small portion of my writings to ever show up in true form.
I recently took up ice sculpting. Last night I made an ice cube. This morning I made 12, I was prolific.
Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases.
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Alfred North Whitehead
Do you know why Albert Camus was so prolific? He wrote to keep from screaming.
I taught myself to play the guitar by listening to Paul Simon records, working it out note by note. He is an incredibly intelligent musician. He's not someone who has a natural outpouring of melody like McCartney or Dylan, who are just terribly prolific with musical ideas.
I always wanted to be in this role, as a songwriter. In the Pumpkins, it was always impossible because Corgan would wake up and write five songs. He was so prolific, there wasn't a lot of room for anyone else.
There are ways to stimulate being prolific, and part of that is making pilgrimages, and being open to listening, changing up the routine.
If I hadn't spent many years trying to be as compassionate as Mother Teresa, as positive a thinker as W. Clement Stone, as prolific a writer as Stephen King, and as good a speaker as many of the legends I have studied, I would not be as successful as I am today.
I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
I'm really more prolific than most stand-ups. My act changes. I do fold in new experiences, new observations, whatever you want to call it.
My father was a world-class scientist and my mother was a prolific painter. I could see that my parents had completely different ways of knowing and understanding the world, and relating to it. My father approached things through scientific inquiry and exploration, while my mother experienced things through her emotions and senses.
I'm not particularly prolific.
I've not been a prolific poet, and it always seemed to me to be a bad idea to feel that you had to produce in order to get... credits. Production of a collection of poems every three years or every five years, or whatever, looks good, on paper. But it might not be good; it might be writing on a kind of automatic pilot.
The only way to sustain a career is to be as prolific as you can be, and open to opportunities.
Flash content is the most prolific content on the web today; it is the way people express themselves on the Internet.
It's not just about acting. I love film, I'm a director now, I love writing, I love producing, I love having a company that makes films and to be prolific and have a place to put all the ideas that are constantly bubbling up inside of me and that don't let me sleep at night.
The writers we tend to universally admire, like Beckett, or Kafka, or TS Eliot, are not very prolific.
That is, an artist who creates lots of work probably experiences prolific days and slower days.
I'm a prolific overanalyzer. And I can always use 15 words in place of three 3, no matter what.
I don't think what I do is influenced by suffering. I come from a talented people who are prolific in music and dance.
When people think of someone being prolific, it's like, 'He's got a vault with 5,000 songs in it,' or something, but I just kind of pick them out of the air when they float by.
What the Web has never figured out is how to pay for reporting, which, with the collapse of print newspapers, is in desperately short supply, and without which even the most prolific commenters will someday run out of things to say.
The thing is, I'm not a prolific songwriter.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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