1. The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.   —Charles Dickens 

    The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.   —Charles Dickens 

     
  2. The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.  —James Allen

    The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.  —James Allen

     
  3. And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.    ―John Green

    And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.    ―John Green

     
  4. By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.  —Franz Kafka 

    By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.  —Franz Kafka 

     
  5. It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.  —George Gissing 

    It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.  —George Gissing 

     
  6. Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature’s unrealized ends.   —Aristotle 

    Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature’s unrealized ends.   —Aristotle 

     
  7. That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.  —Ernest Hemingway 

    That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.  —Ernest Hemingway 

     
  8. God’s Final Message to His Creation:“We apologize for the inconvenience.” ―Douglas Adams    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    God’s Final Message to His Creation:
    “We apologize for the inconvenience.” 
    ―Douglas Adams    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

     
  9. We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.   —John Marsden   The Dead of Night (Tomorrow, #2)  

    We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.   —John Marsden   The Dead of Night (Tomorrow, #2)  

     
  10. The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.   ―Leonardo da Vinci

    The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.   ―Leonardo da Vinci