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Imagination Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imagination

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An idea is salvation by imagination.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
~By Jean Dubuffet ~


Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.
~By Tom Robbins ~


Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
~By Carl Jung ~


Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
~By Louis Aragon ~


Imagination decides everything.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


You know, working as an actor, I'm always working within my own imagination.
~By Charles Keating ~


Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me. That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination. But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town. It was a college town. It had record stores and was a liberal place.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.
~By Bill Hicks ~


Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Every view, and every object I studied attentively, by viewing them again and again on every side, for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


People can die of mere imagination.
~By Geoffrey Chaucer ~


I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.
~By Claire Danes ~


The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I had a pretty sexual imagination for a kid.
~By Janet Jackson ~


War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination.
~By Bill Moyers ~


Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
~By Frederick Henry Hedge ~


Imagination creates reality.
~By Richard Wagner ~


You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Under no stretch of imagination can war be regarded as an ethical process; yet war, force, terror, and propaganda were the evolutionary means employed to weld the German people into a tribal whole.
~By Arthur Keith ~


While F.D.R. once told Americans that we have nothing to fear but fear itself, Mr. Ashcroft is delighted to play the part of Fear Itself, an assignment in which he lets his imagination run riot.
~By Frank Rich ~


If you don't pay attention and if your imagination isn't pretty much engaged, you're going to miss things and you're going to miss opportunities for it to be as compelling and as creepy as it can be.
~By Bruce Greenwood ~


To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
~By Leslie Banks ~


I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~


He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.
~By Washington Irving ~


His imagination conceived and bore - worlds; but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life; and, sooner or later, he invariably found it.
~By Algernon H. Blackwood ~


Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another.
~By John Burroughs ~


The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I don't like this idea of Method. I come from that school, but what I was taught was that it's your imagination. You do your homework, and you use your imagination.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
~By Robert Fulghum ~


The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.
~By Alan Watts ~


There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
~By Milan Kundera ~


My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination.
~By Richard Russo ~


I think I'm an actor because I have very strong imagination and empathy. I never studied acting, but those two qualities are exactly the qualities that make for an activist.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


Then I decided to draw from and on my own imagination, and everything came out perfect.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


In imagination, there's no limitation.
~By Mark Victor Hansen ~


Nowadays people's visual imagination is so much more sophisticated, so much more developed, particularly in young people, that now you can make an image which just slightly suggests something, they can make of it what they will.
~By Robert Doisneau ~


I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do what they were most afraid of doing, to widen their horizons of action.
~By James Broughton ~


The power of imagination makes us infinite.
~By John Muir ~


Some people have active imaginations, but they don't know me and they're wrong if they think they do.
~By Yamila Diaz ~


As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role, they may not have as much imagination as you would expect.
~By Steve Kanaly ~


When I was a kid, we had to rely on our imaginations for entertainment.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
~By John Lennon ~


The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Truth titillates the imagination far less than fiction.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


We forget that what matters begins with the imagination.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.
~By Al Gore ~


Essentially, I'm untrained, so I just go with my imagination and try to put myself as solidly as I can into the shoes of whatever person I'm going to be playing.
~By Christian Bale ~


My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
~By John Adams ~


I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.
~By Man Ray ~


Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them.
~By Laurette Taylor ~


The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
~By Eddie Rickenbacker ~


Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations.
~By Imelda Staunton ~


Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


I don't think that people should wear dresses two sizes too small. I just think that sexiness is better left to the imagination. It's just more tasteful.
~By Rachel Zoe ~


I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world.
~By David Korten ~


The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The product of the scientific imagination is a new vision of relations - like that of artistic imagination.
~By Edmund Wilson ~


Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough.
~By Donna Brazile ~


Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully.
~By William C. Bryant ~


A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
~By Ada Louise Huxtable ~


Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination.
~By Christopher Isherwood ~


What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
~By Jane Austen ~


Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.
~By Jacques Maritain ~


Further, for once, I like the idea that people who think I'm a constant voice for the furthering of the imagination have to see that interest in a more materialistic fashion.
~By Peter Sotos ~


Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
~By Voltaire ~


To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
~By Luis Bunuel ~


Love is based on imagination.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
~By Ellen Key ~


Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
~By Walt Disney ~


Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.
~By Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~


You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn't exist.
~By Azar Nafisi ~


All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


But there is so much more to do for the city we love... a Dallas with roads as strong as our businesses, parks as beautiful as our children, a downtown as tall as our imagination.
~By Laura Miller ~


Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
~By Tony Robbins ~


It takes as much imagination to create debt as to create income.
~By Leonard Orr ~


Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
~By Felix Bloch ~


In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination.
~By Colleen McCullough ~


A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
~By Charles M. Schwab ~


We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness.
~By Thomas Merton ~


I like photographs which leave something to the imagination.
~By Fay Godwin ~


If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors.
~By Jason Statham ~


Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
~By Francis Bacon ~


You'd have to have one hell of an imagination to completely make up a story, but historians are very anal about what they think should be portrayed on screen. Thankfully they don't make movies; we do.
~By Dougray Scott ~


Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"
~By Bill Bradley ~


How can a doctor judge a woman's sanity by merely bidding her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything, for the answer will be that it is their imagination.
~By Nellie Bly ~


Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Sometimes I feel like a figment of my own imagination.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
~By Donald Trump ~

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