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

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“How Schools Kill Creativity.” TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How Schools Kill Creativity." TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: With this quote, from his 2006 TED Talk, creativity expert Ken Robinson is saying he believes that we become less creative as we get older, and that the reason for this is the creativity-stifling effect of our education system. In other words, we lose our creativity because we are taught in school that we should not try to be creative. Watch the full TED Talk that is the source of this quote here: Ken Robinson - How Schools Kill Creativity