More definitions of "creation":
- (noun): (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence.
- (noun): The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.
Synonyms: initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, innovation, introduction, instauration
- (noun): An artifact that has been brought into existence by someone.
- (noun): The human act of creating.
Synonyms: creative activity
Famous quotes containing the word creation:
“The creation of strong-minded women, so-called, is due to the individualism of men, to the modern selfish and speculative spirit which absorbs everything within itself and leaves women nothing but self-assertion for their protection and support.”
—Jennie June Croly 18291901, U.S. founder of the womans club movement, journalist, author, editor. Demorests Illustrated Monthly and Mirror of Fashions, p. 44 (February 1870)
“As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Today, each artist must undertake to invent himself, a lifelong act of creation that constitutes the essential content of the artists work. The meaning of art in our time flows from this function of self-creation. Art is the laboratory for making new men.”
—Harold Rosenberg (19061978)