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Book Quotes - Called to Create... Part 2 

More from, "Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk" by Jordan Raynor

I may have to do more than one post. Here are a few (for now) of my favorite quotes:

"...what’s equally remarkable is what [God] did not create. He created animals but he didn’t give them names. He created land but he didn’t create irrigation systems. He created stars but he didn’t create an iPhone app that would allow us to hold a pocket-sized computer up to the sky to see them all by name. After working for six days, God left the earth largely undeveloped and uncultivated. He created a canvas and then invited us to join him in filling it."

"For half a century I have been writing my thoughts in prose and in verse; history, philosophy, drama, romance, tradition, satire, ode, and song; all of these have I tried. But I feel that I haven’t given utterance to the thousandth part of what lies within me. When I go to the grave I can say as others have said, “I have finished my day’s work.” But I cannot say, “I have finished my life.” My day’s work will begin again the next morning. The tomb is not a blind alley; it is a thoroughfare. It closes on the twilight, but opens on the dawn." ~ Victor Hugo (Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame)

"Following the call to create means that we no longer work to make a name for ourselves; we work for the glory of the One who has called us."

Book Quotes - Called to Create: .... 

I so loved this book, "Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk" by Jordan Raynor

I may have to do more than one post. Here are a few (for now) of my favorite quotes:

"[Entreprenuers] brought something out of relatively nothing. They established order out of chaos. And, through their creations, they loved and served the world. So allow me to submit a new definition for the word entrepreneur to guide the rest of these pages: an entrepreneur is anyone who takes a risk to create something new for the good of others."
 

"From my perspective, the act of creating a new business is not dissimilar to composing a song. Both require bringing something out of nothing, establishing order out of chaos, and creating something good for others."
 

"You’re valid. Step up. Bring what you’ve got. Don’t you dare hold back. Not cringing back, not with arrogant pride, with sane humility bring your stuff. Other people need it."