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On creativity and meaning by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  



AuthorMihaly Csikszentmihalyi Professor of Pschology, Chicago University
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Creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives ... most of the things that are interesting, important, and human are the results of creativity... [and] when we are involved in it, we feel that we are living more fully than during the rest of life.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Professor of Pschology, Chicago University

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Quotations from Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi:

 Whether we like it or not, each of us is constrained by limits on what we can do and feel. To ignore these limits leads to denial and eventually to failure. To achieve excellence, we must first understand the reality of the everyday, with all its demands and potential frustrations.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Professor of Pschology, Chicago University



 Creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives ... most of the things that are interesting, important, and human are the results of creativity... [and] when we are involved in it, we feel that we are living more fully than during the rest of life.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Professor of Pschology, Chicago University



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