Creation Quotes

Wilderness is a resource which can shrink but not grow... the creation of new wilderness in the full sense of the word is impossible.

Aldo Leopold

The creation of the mental domain of phantasm has a complete counterpart in the establishment of "reservations" and "nature-parks."... The "reservation" is to maintain the old condition of things which has been regretfully sacrificed to necessity everywhere else; there everything make grow and spread as it pleases, including what is it useless and even what is harmful. The mental realm of phantasm is also such a reservation reclaimed from the encroachment of the reality-principle.

Sigmund Freud

Spring is the season of gaiety, and winter of terror; in spring the heart of tranquility dances to the melody of the groves, and the eye of benevolence sparkles at the sight of happiness and plenty: in winter, compassion melts at universal calamity, and the tear of softness starts at the wailing of hunger and the cries of the creation in distress

Samuel Johnson

Anxiety is the essential condition of intellectual and artistic creation

Charles Frankel

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.

Albert Schweitzer

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.

James Baldwin

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of creation is older than the art of killing.

Andrei Voznesensky

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

Pablo Picasso

Creation is a drug I can't do without.

Cecil B. DeMille

Consciousness is the glory of creation.

James Broughton

Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation.

Peter McWilliams

Any creator owes a debt to past creation.

Lukas Foss

All human beings are interconnected, one with all other elements in creation.

Henry Reed

The phenomenon of emergence takes place at critical points of instability that arise from fluctuations in the environment, amplified by feedback loops. Emergence results in the creation of novelty, and this novelty is often qualitatively different from the phenomenon out of which it emerged.

Fritjof Capra
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