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Quotes And Sayings About Imagination

Imagination Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imagination

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Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
~By Carl Sagan ~


I think my imagination dictates the technologies I use. But at the same time, my imagination can be technologic. Sometimes I see a tool and I know immediately how to use it, but most of the time I use the tool for an idea I already have.
~By Michel Gondry ~


But in my imagination this whole thing developed and I started mixing up old folk songs with the Beatles beat and taking them down to Greenwich Village and playing them for the people there.
~By Roger McGuinn ~


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 ~


The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
~By Arthur W. Pinero ~


Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success on the stage.
~By Ellen Terry ~


You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination.
~By Maimonides ~


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


I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations.
~By Russell Page ~


The worlds I paint leave a lot to engage the imagination by hinting at what lies beyond the four edges of the painting. I think getting beyond the four edges of an opportunity or challenge is one of the basic skills you need in business.
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
~By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~


Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.
~By Georg Brandes ~


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


A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.
~By Catherine the Great ~


President Reagan was a leader at a time when the American people most needed leadership. He outlined a vision that captured the imagination of the free world, a vision that toppled the Communist empire and freed countless millions.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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


Imagination is the eye of the soul.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.
~By Tim Robbins ~


People who think my books are autobiographical, which they're not, credit me with having a much better memory than I do. I do, however, have a powerful imagination.
~By Curtis Sittenfeld ~


Love doesn't grow on trees like apples in Eden - it's something you have to make. And you must use your imagination too.
~By Joyce Cary ~


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 ~


If they want to talk about aliens and anything like that... that's part of the gift God gave us. That's what makes life exciting. We're pretty stuck, you know. What gives flight to our life is our imagination.
~By Michael Moriarty ~


If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
~By Karl Kraus ~


America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


I surrendered to a world of my imagination, reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would read aloud to me. I became a very active reader, especially history and Shakespeare.
~By Andrew Wyeth ~


Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the world that we feel with our hearts and imagination.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


If you use your imagination, you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Imagination which comes into play in falling in love is different from any other. Certainly in my case, and I've fallen in love all my life, one imagines the person to be as you want them to be. They frequently turn out to be someone different, for better or worse.
~By Mary Wesley ~


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


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


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


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


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


I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.
~By Billy Connolly ~


Imagination... its limits are only those of the mind itself.
~By Rod Serling ~


Anything can happen in SF. And the fact that nothing ever does happen in SF is only due to the poverty of our imaginations, we who write it or edit it or read it. But SF can in principle deal with anything.
~By John Sladek ~


Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
~By Shirley Hazzard ~


Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful.
~By Jack Vance ~


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 ~


You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
~By Mark Twain ~


On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer.
~By Bobby Seale ~


Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts.
~By Philip Roth ~


One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning?
~By Francis Cabot Lowell ~


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
~By Jean Giraudoux ~


Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as 'David'. But I wouldn't really want to work with those people, you know?
~By Michael C. Hall ~


Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away from appreciating the importance of imagination.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
~By Annie Dillard ~


The Jungian view of drama would be that it affects all of our imaginations and somehow taps into our hidden, ancient, primordial memories.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it.
~By Francis Wright ~


In those days, it didn't take much imagination to come up with something that required great lyric development skills. You just thought of an experience that you might have gone through, and write it down.
~By Phil Harris ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.
~By Maria Callas ~


Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


The capacity you're thinking of is imagination; without it there can be no understanding, indeed no fiction.
~By William Trevor ~


It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
~By David Bailey ~


For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


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 ~


When I was on my own in a hotel room in Romania, I had the imagination to keep myself occupied.
~By Rhona Mitra ~


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 ~


You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.
~By Camille Paglia ~


Put off your imagination, as you put off your overcoat, when you enter the laboratory. Put it on again, as you put on your overcoat, when you leave.
~By Claude Bernard ~


The question is how to bring a work of imagination out of one language that was just as taken-for-granted by the persons who used it as our language is by ourselves. Nothing strange about it.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think.
~By Miranda Otto ~


The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
~By Edward Abbey ~


Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
~By Henry Miller ~


The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty of imagination and it's a big problem.
~By Alex Cox ~


Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination.
~By Eduard Hanslick ~


Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.
~By Clara Schumann ~


Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.
~By Janet Frame ~


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


Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


When you believe in what you're doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference.
~By Samuel Dash ~


But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


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


She has no imagination and that means no compassion.
~By Michael Foot ~


I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me.
~By Meryl Streep ~


He brought imagination to the story of the Creation.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


We especially need imagination in science.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
~By Philip Guston ~


Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
~By Stephen Covey ~


Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!
~By Robert Creeley ~


My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~

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April 21 ,2021
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