Imagination Quotes

Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change.
Marquis de Sade
Ursula k. leguin - as great scientists have said and as all children...

Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.
Albert Einstein
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

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
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
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture... Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
Lawrence George Durrell
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
Albert Einstein
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
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
Carl Sagan
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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
Love is the triump of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
John Keats
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Imagination is a poor substitute for experience.
Henry Havelock Ellis
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
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
There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common - Sense.
Helen Rowland
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
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultie
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
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.
James Dean
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
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
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
Emile Coue
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
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem
The world of reality has its limits the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
You cannot condemn a man for what may only be a figment of your own imagination.
Stephen King
Drama is imagination limited by logic. Mathematics is logic limited by imagination.
Nathan Campbell