Julia Cameron Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Julia Cameron quotes, Julia Cameron sayings, and Julia Cameron proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Writing is like breathing, it's possible to learn to do it well, but the point is to do it no matter what. Julia Cameron
Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough ? that we should try again. Julia Cameron
If you are too busy to develop your talents, you are too busy. Julia Cameron
People frequently believe the creative life is grounded in fantasy. The more difficult truth is that creativity is grounded in reality, in the particular, the focused, the well observed or specifically imagined. Julia Cameron
What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us. Julia Cameron
Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise. Julia Cameron
At it's essence, art is an alchemical process. Alchemy is a process of transformation. Julia Cameron
Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise. Julia Cameron
Our tears prepare the ground for our future growth. Julia Cameron
We undertake certain spiritual exercises to achieve alignment with the creative energy of the universe. Julia Cameron
Writing is like breathing, it's possible to learn to do it well, but the point is to do it no matter what. Julia Cameron
We are meant to midwife dreams for one another. Success occurs in clusters. Julia Cameron
There is a treadmill quality to workaholism. Julia Cameron
All of us contain a divine, expressive spark, a creative candle intended to light our path and that of our fellows. Julia Cameron
The reward for attention is always healing. Julia Cameron
If we lean into what we love instead of soldiering toward what we 'should,' our pace quickens, our energy rises, optimism sets in. What we love is nutritious for us. Julia Cameron
Art used to be made in the name of faith. We made cathedrals, we made stained-glass windows, we made murals. Julia Cameron
In times of separation, I affirm that our connection remains intact through spirit. Spirits lead our loving hearts and spirit knows no distance or separation. Julia Cameron
Charity begins at home' is not a bromide. It is a direction. It means start with being nice to yourself, your authentic self, tehen try being nice to everyone else. Julia Cameron
I came to believe that creativity is God's will for us, and that we can practice creativity like any other spiritual practice— a day at a time. Julia Cameron
Kids are not self-conscious. and once we are actually in the flow of our creativity, neither are we. Julia Cameron
At its essence, art is an alchemical process. Alchemy is a process of transformation. Julia Cameron
Often it is tenacity, not talent, that rules the day. Julia Cameron
There is no moment at which we are alone, even though our mythology makes much of artists loners. We are not loners— certainly not spiritually. Julia Cameron