The Creative Pathway to Success: Why Good Things Come to Those Who Create

It's true in our contemporary world

Regia Marinho
3 min readSep 16


In a world that often celebrates instant gratification and quick fixes, the age-old adage, “Good things come to those who wait,” might seem like sage advice.

Digital painting. 2023 by Regia Marinho.

In today’s dynamic and tech-innovative landscape, a slight twist on this saying holds even more significance:

“Good things come to those who create.”

Creation, in its various forms, is a powerful force that drives progress, sparks innovation, and shapes the course of human history.

Whether it’s an artist bringing a canvas to life with vibrant colors, an entrepreneur founding a groundbreaking startup, a scientist unraveling the mysteries of the universe…

Or a writer weaving stories that captivate hearts and minds, creation is at the heart of all meaningful human endeavors.

Here are a few reasons why “Good things come to those who create” rings true in our contemporary world:

Innovation and Progress

Throughout history, it has been creators who have pushed the boundaries of what’s possible.

Innovations that have improved our quality of life, from the steam engine to the smartphone, all began as creative ideas brought to life through determination and hard work.

Creating new solutions to old problems can lead to profound changes.

Personal Fulfillment

Creating something, whether it’s a piece of art, a piece of technology, or even a piece of writing, is an immensely rewarding experience.

It allows individuals to express themselves, find purpose, and experience the joy of bringing their ideas into reality.

This sense of personal fulfillment is a powerful motivator.

Resilience and Growth

Creating is often a journey filled with challenges, setbacks, and learning experiences.

Those who embrace this journey develop resilience, adaptability, and a growth mindset.



Regia Marinho

I write about ideas, technology, the future and inspire the world through art. Artist. Civil engineer.