23 quotes about Creation
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If the Lord Almighty had consulted me before embarking upon Creation, I should have recommended something simpler.
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I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me.
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God's first creature, which was light.
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Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.
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Either God is in the whole of nature, with no gaps, or He's not there at all.
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when god decided to invent everything he took one reath bigger than a circustent and everything began
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Imagine spending four billion years stocking the oceans with seafood, filling the ground with fossil fuels, and drilling the bees in honey production -- only to produce a race of bed-wetters!
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Search not a wound too deep lest thou make a new one.
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Thou didst create the night, but I made the lamp. Thou didst create clay, but I made the cup. Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests, I produced the orchards, gardens and groves. It is I who made the glass out of stone, and it is I who turn a poison into an antidote.
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There are innumerable questions to which the inquisitive mind can in this state receive no answer: Why do you and I exist? Why was this world created? Since it was to be created, why was it not created sooner?
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It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.
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In the beginning was the Word. Man acts it out. He is the act, not the actor.
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God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
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This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
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Have We not made the earth as a cradle and the mountains as pegs? And We created you in pairs, and We appointed your sleep for a rest; and We appointed night for a garment, and We appointed day for a livelihood. And We have built above you seven strong ones, and We appointed a blazing lamp and have sent down out of the rain-clouds water cascading that We may bring forth thereby grain and plants, and gardens luxuriant.
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We have seen when the earth had to be prepared for the habitation of man, a veil, as it were, of intermediate being was spread between him and its darkness, in which were joined in a subdued measure, the stability and insensibility of the earth, and the passion and perishing of mankind.
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Man was created a little lower than the angels and has bin getting a little lower ever since.
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People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is something one creates.
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None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.
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What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster.
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Why was the human race created? Or at least why wasn't something creditable created in place of it? God had His opportunity. He could have made a reputation. But no, He must commit this grotesque folly -- a lark which must have cost Him a regret or two when He came to think it over and observe effects.
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The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker.
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Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
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