Imagination Quotes

An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Ernest hemingway - cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost...

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey
Samuel taylor coleridge - talent, lying in the understanding, is often...
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
Ursula K. LeGuin
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.
David Bailey

Imagination is more important than knowledge...
Albert Einstein
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
Barbara Garrison
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Bill Bernbach
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison
It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them.
H. G. Wells, Preface of "The Complete Science - Fiction Treasury of H. G. Wells".
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Author Unknown
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
W. Somerset Maugham
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gautie
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
Dr. Maxwell Maltz
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. .. And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.
Michel de Montaigne
Drama is imagination limited by logic. Mathematics is logic limited by imagination.
Nathan Campbell
The pleasure of the senses is always regulated in accordance with the imagination. Man can aspire to felicity only by serving all the whims of his imagination.
Marquis de Sade
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.
William Carlos Williams
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Oscar Wilde
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.
Mark Twain
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.
Robert
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
Albert Einstein
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
James Russell Lowell
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common - Sense.
Helen Rowland
There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer.
Voltaire
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Carl Jung
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
Arthur Wing Pinero
Love is the triump of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
Emile Coue
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
Carl Sagan