Imagination Quotes

Imagination is the pontoon bridge making way for the timid feet of reason.
Author Unknown
Albert einstein - imagination is more important than knowledge....

Imagination is more important than knowledge...
Albert Einstein
Oscar wilde - imagination is a quality given to man to...
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Bill Bernbach
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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
There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The great successful men of the world have used their imagination... they think ahead and create their mental picture in all it details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - - Steadily building.
Robert J. Collie
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk.
Stephen Hawking
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I doubt that imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Dorothy Thompson
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
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".
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
Plato
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
Emile Coue
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
James Russell Lowell
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
Ruth Ross
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
Imagination is a poor substitute for experience.
Henry Havelock Ellis
The world is but a canvas to the imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Dr. Robert Schulle
The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise.
Sylvia Plath, The Journals of Sylvia Plath
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Ronald Reagan
Imagination rules the world.
Napoleon I
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.
Christopher Isherwood
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Jeseph Joubert
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.
Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination (1950)
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.
Plato
We all use our imagination every day. However, most of us are unaware that what we envision affects every cell of our bodies and every aspect of our performance.
Marilyn King
Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life.
Adele Brookman
The surest road to health, say what they will, Is never to suppose we shall be ill - Most of those evils we poor mortals know, From doctors and imagination flow.
Charles Churchill
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Author Unknown
Imagination is the reality of the dreamer.
Scott Ringenbach
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