Imagination Quotes

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
Carl Sagan
Jules de gautie - imagination is the only weapon in the war against...
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
Plato - music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the...
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
Reality is but a poor excuse for not having an imagination.
Melissa Maye
Imagination is the reality of the dreamer.
Scott Ringenbach
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 is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
John Keats
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.
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Cesare Pavese
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
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
Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
Simone Weil
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Voltaire
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Dr. Robert Schulle
Imagination rules the world.
Napoleon I
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
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Anon.
Imagination is a poor substitute for experience.
Henry Havelock Ellis
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.
Bruce Lee
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
Ruth Ross
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S Truman
Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life.
Adele Brookman
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
Albert Einstein
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
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Man is a being born to believe. And if no church comes forward with its title - Deeds of truth to guide him, he will find altars and idols in his own heart and his own imagination.
Benjamin Disraeli
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Bill Bernbach
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.
Ernest Hemingway
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
Imagination is more important than knowledge...
Albert Einstein
Imagination is a quality given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humaor is provided to console him from what he is.
Oscar Wilde