Imagination Quotes

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A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant. ~Author Unknown

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. ~Orison Swett Marden

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. ~Brian Tracy

Anyone who can be replaced by a machine deserves to be. ~Dennis Gunton

Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can? ~Sun Tzu

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training. ~Anna Freud

Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent, and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play. ~Henri Matisse

Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence. ~Norman Podhoretz

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. ~Albert Szent-Györgyi

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Don't expect anything original from an echo. ~Author Unknown

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. ~Joseph Addison

Fairy Tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ~G.K. Chesterton

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. ~Jessamyn West

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

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

I admit to having an imagination feverish enough to melt good judgment. ~Dean R. Koontz

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be. ~Chris Brown

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose. ~Elinor Wylie

I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel. ~Peter Nivio Zarlenga

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I am now and have always been a stranger to the realm of practical matters. ~Anton Chekhov

I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see. ~Duane Michals

I believed in myself. I never imagined myself as just an ordinary player. ~Imran Khan

I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity. ~Gilda Radner

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty. ~Albert Einstein

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

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge Luis Borges

I imagine that yes is the only living thing. ~E. E. Cummings

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. ~Dr. Seuss

I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant

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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. ~Pablo Picasso

I remembered a story of how Bach was approached by a young admirer one day and asked, "But Papa Bach, how do you manage to think of all these new tunes?" "My dear fellow," Bach is said to have answered, according to my version, "I have no need to think of them. I have the greatest difficulty not to step on them when I get out of bed in the morning and start moving around my room." ~Laurens Van der Post

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ~Michelangelo

I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack. ~Simon Pegg

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. ~George S. Patton

If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future. ~Danielle Steel

If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever. ~George Orwell

I'm creative - you can't expect me to be neat too. ~Author Unknown

Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life. ~Simone Weil

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. ~W. Somerset Maugham

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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. ~L. Frank Baum

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

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. ~Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. ~Author Unknown

Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything. ~Henry Miller

Imagination rules the world. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. ~Epictetus

In the realist you have the sorry sight of the five senses deprived of their imagination. ~Robert Brault

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It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods. ~H. L. Mencken

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block. ~Paul Gauguin

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. ~Henry David Thoreau

Live out of your imagination, not your history. ~Stephen Covey

My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It's the letter I use to spell yuzz-a-ma-tuzz. You'll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond 'Z' and start poking around! ~Dr. Seuss

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. ~George Smith Patton

Nothing encourages creativity like the chance to fall flat on one's face. ~James D. Finley

One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake. ~Henry David Thoreau

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People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind. ~William Butler Yeats

Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun. ~George Scialabba

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica. ~Stephen Leacock

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica. ~Stephen Leacock

Really we create nothing. We merely plagiarize nature. ~Jean Baitaillon

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. ~James Russell Lowell

Some stories are true that never happened. ~Elie Wiesel

Sometimes imagination pounces; mostly it sleeps soundly in the corner, purring. ~Terri Guillemets

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. ~Lewis Carroll

The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person. ~Frank Barron

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The hardest thing about reality is returning to it after an hour inside your child's mind. ~Robert Brault

The imagination is man's power over nature. ~Wallace Stevens

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

The man who has no imagination has no wings. ~Muhammad Ali

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ~Albert Einstein

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The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible. ~Alexander Chase

The Possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination. ~Emily Dickinson

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury. ~Charlie Chaplin

The strongest nation on earth is your imagi-nation. ~Matt Furey

The theoretician believes in logic and believes that he despises dreams, intuition, and poetry. He does not recognize that these three fairies have only disguised themselves in order to dazzle him.... He does not know that he owes his greatest discoveries to them. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. ~G.K. Chesterton

There are no shortcuts in life - only those we imagine. ~Frank Leahy

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. ~Edmund Burke

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. ~Ansel Adams

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. ~Francis Bacon

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They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. ~Edgar Allan Poe

Things are only impossible until they're not. ~Jean-Luc Picard

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! ~Dr. Seuss

Those who do not think outside the box are easily contained. ~Nicolas Manetta

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night. ~Edgar Allan Poe

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To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all. ~Anatole France

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. ~George Kneller

To unpathed waters, undreamed shores. ~William Shakespeare

Trapped by reality, freed by imagination. ~Nicolas Manetta

Trust that little voice in your head that says "Wouldn't it be interesting if..." And then do it. ~Duane Michals

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains. ~Anne Sullivan Macy

What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos. ~Kerry Thornley

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When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. ~Vincent Van Gogh

When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge. ~Tuli Kupferberg

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

You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible. ~Rita Dove

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

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