I'm sure you've heard this first quote. I've seen it everywhere and in almost every art or creativity-related book I've read:
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. – Pablo Picasso (Spanish cubist painter, 1881-1973)
This second quote is one I just came across, but it says the same thing in a different way:
So what do you think? Is this true from your experience? If you feel creative, do you think it's because you were able to hold on to some childlike aspect of yourself? If you don't feel creative, can you remember feeling creative as a child?