Quotes: creation

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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
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    If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    ''Work and wait'', ''work and wait'' is what God says to us in creation.
  • Malcolm Bradbury
    Malcolm Bradbury
    English author and academic 1932-2000
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    A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
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    A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
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    A tradition without intelligence is not worth having. T. S. Eliot, After Strange Gods (1934) There is no creation without tradition. No one creates from nothing.
  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
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    A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
  • Jane Harrison
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    A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
  • Man Ray
    Man Ray
    American visual artist 1890-1976
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    An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
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    Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow the creation of a bureaucracy.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated - there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
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