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