Creation Of The World Quotes by Voltaire, Nikolai Berdyaev, Laurence Sterne, Marcel Marceau, Samuel Johnson, Rob Brezsny and many others.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker.
The creation of the world is not only a process which moves from God to humanity. God demands newness from humanity; God awaits the works of human freedom.
Did ever woman, since the creation of the world, interrupt a man with such a silly question?
Fathers, I do not practice. I’m not religious in life, but when I perform “The Creation of the World” and when my soul is touched by the confrontation of “Good and Evil,” then God enters in me.
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?
The “Kumulipo” is an old Hawaiian prayer chant that poetically describes the creation of the world. The word literally means “beginning-in-deep-darkness.” Here darkness doesn’t connote gloom and evil. Rather, it’s about the inscrutability of the embryonic state; the obscure chaos that reigns before germination.
Loud laughter is the mirth of the mob, who are only pleased with silly things; for true Wit or good Sense never excited a laugh since the creation of the world. A man of parts and fashion is therefore often seen to smile, but never heard to laugh.
Paganism attributes the creation of the world to blind chance.
Although age has its normal limits, it may be extended by two things-the study of history and by travel. Reading history broadens one’s perception of the creation of the world, while travel extends one’s field of vision.
The creation of the world did not occur at the beginning of time, it occurs every day.
When a certain shameless fellow mockingly asked a pious old man what God had done before the creation of the world the latter aptly countered that he had been building hell for the curious.
Since I wasn’t consulted at the time of the creation of the world, I reserve for myself the right to have my own opinion about it.
Geometry, which before the origin of things was coeternal with the divine mind and is God himself (for what could there be in God which would not be God himself?), supplied God with patterns for the creation of the world, and passed over to Man along with the image of God; and was not in fact taken in through the eyes.
There never were, since the creation of the world, two cases exactly parallel.
Since the creation of the world there has been no tyrant like Intemperance, and no slaves so cruelly treated as his.
How do we know that God has elected us before the creation of the world? By believing in Jesus Christ.
We participate in the creation of the world by decreating ourselves.