Imagination Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imagination

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One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


Imagination is as vital to any advance in science as learning and precision are essential for starting points.
~By Percival Lowell ~


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


One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
~By Sam Levenson ~


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


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


I have a very vivid imagination.
~By Janice Dickinson ~


But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?
~By James Thomson ~


You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
~By Henry Ford ~


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 ~


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 ~


You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception.
~By Henri Bergson ~


I try to decorate my imagination as much as I can.
~By Franz Schubert ~


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 ~


The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.
~By Sarah Fielding ~


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 ~


Imagination creates reality.
~By Richard Wagner ~


Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality.
~By Irving Howe ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not, by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care.
~By Paul Farmer ~


Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
~By Emile Durkheim ~


We have to instill in them the skills they need to succeed at a young age and open up their imaginations to the very real opportunities they can be afforded if they put their minds to it.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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 ~


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


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


When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that other people.
~By John Henrik Clarke ~


Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment.
~By William Warburton ~


Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


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 ~


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


I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances to the reader's imagination.
~By Mary Wesley ~


There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
~By Anais Nin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination.
~By Lionel Stander ~


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


George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create.
~By Peter Mayhew ~


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


Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible.
~By Ida Tarbell ~


Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana.
~By James Welch ~


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 ~


What I love most about animation is, it's a team sport, and everything we do is about pure imagination.
~By Jeffrey Katzenberg ~


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 ~


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


Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.
~By James Dean ~


The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
~By Bruno Rossi ~


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


Although I do not have a family, I have eyes, ears and imagination, and know, as most people know, that the importance of one's children is paramount.
~By Lara St. John ~


No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
~By Edward Hopper ~


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


One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap.
~By Stella Adler ~


The conscious process is reflected in the imagination; the unconscious process is expressed as karma, the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


Ultimately it's a leap of faith and a leap of imagination to put yourself back in time into those conditions and situations and see how you would react.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


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


Men often take their imagination for their heart; and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
~By Cornelia Funke ~


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 ~


I want to kick-start your imagination and let you discover the places it can take you.
~By Terry Brooks ~


It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


It was like there was a pile of kindling that was in the back of my imagination just waiting there. Once I lit it, it just flared up and I kept getting ideas and ideas.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


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


The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination.
~By Dennis Potter ~


Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.
~By Al Gore ~


A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
~By Percy Ross ~


I'm not claiming that football is the nation's salvation in this area, but it's one of them, one little thing that apparently has captured the imagination of a large sector of our society. But when football can't be a relatively pure outlet, a fun thing, then it hurts itself.
~By Pete Rozelle ~


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 ~


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


Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
~By Joseph Addison ~


There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
~By Josh Billings ~


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


Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
~By David Hume ~


The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


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


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


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


He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


The imagination equips us to perceive reality when it is not fully materialized.
~By Mary Richards ~


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 ~


He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


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 ~


First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
~By L. Frank Baum ~


Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


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

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