‘Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory. Nothing can come of nothing; he who has laid up no materials, can produce no combinations.”
–Sir Joshua Reynolds, Discourse II
Some people argue that they’re more creative when they stay within the boundary of their own mind.
Do you agree with Sir Joshua Reynolds — that people are the most creative when they expose themselves to many outside influences or not?
Source: Gretchen Rubin