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Ken Robinson

English,  Educator
Total Quotes : 25
Random Process Having

Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value. It is a process; it's not random.

- Ken Robinson

Think Important Literacy

Creativity is as important as literacy and numeracy, and I actually think people understand that creativity is important - they just don't understand what it is.

- Ken Robinson

Extraordinary Most Putting

Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it's produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.

- Ken Robinson

Minds Tests Databases

Learning happens in the minds and souls, not in the databases of multiple-choice tests.

- Ken Robinson

Deep Your Downturn

You create your life, and you can recreate it, too. In times of economic downturn and uncertainty, it's more important than ever to look deep inside yourself to fathom the sort of life you really want to lead and the talents and passions that can make that possible.

- Ken Robinson

Start Think Willingness

All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.

- Ken Robinson

Deep Natural Surface

Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them; they're not just lying around on the surface.

- Ken Robinson

Grow Rather Passionately

I believe this passionately: that we don't grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out if it.

- Ken Robinson

Fiction Instrument Been

Whether or not you discover your talents and passions is partly a matter of opportunity. If you've never been sailing, or picked up an instrument, or tried to teach or to write fiction, how would you know if you had a talent for these things?

- Ken Robinson

Leader Everyone Role

The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued.

- Ken Robinson

Here Worlds Forged

We live in worlds that we have forged and composed. It's much more true than any of the species that you see. I mean, it seems to me that one of the most distinctive features of human intelligence is the capacity to imagine, to project out of our own immediate circumstances and to bring to mind things that aren't present here and now.

- Ken Robinson

Music Science Painting

You can be creative in anything - in math, science, engineering, philosophy - as much as you can in music or in painting or in dance.

- Ken Robinson

Best Curiosity Give

You can't just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them.

- Ken Robinson

Never Original Prepared

If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.

- Ken Robinson

Love Doing Some

Passion is the driver of achievement in all fields. Some people love doing things they don't feel they're good at. That may be because they underestimate their talents or haven't yet put the work in to develop them.

- Ken Robinson

Which Separate Idea

School systems should base their curriculum not on the idea of separate subjects, but on the much more fertile idea of disciplines... which makes possible a fluid and dynamic curriculum that is interdisciplinary.

- Ken Robinson

Think Brilliant Many

Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they're not - because the thing they were good at at school wasn't valued, or was actually stigmatized.

- Ken Robinson

Education Languages Maths

The arts, sciences, humanities, physical education, languages and maths all have equal and central contributions to make to a student's education.

- Ken Robinson

Education Never Needs

The answer is not to standardize education, but to personalize and customize it to the needs of each child and community. There is no alternative. There never was.

- Ken Robinson

Olympic Mind Athlete

You can't be a creative thinker if you're not stimulating your mind, just as you can't be an Olympic athlete if you don't train regularly.

- Ken Robinson