Artist’s role in creativity

This quote was on my Google homepage today:

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide
French critic, essayist, & novelist (1869 – 1951)

I find it is true, that the less I try to control the creative process, the better things usually turn out. I often visualize getting out of the way and letting the music flow unimpeded.