G. K. Chesterton Quote

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, as the mother can love the unborn child.


Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens Chapter III "Pickwick Papers" (1911)

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

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

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

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