Imagination Quotes

Samuel taylor coleridge - talent, lying in the understanding, is often...
So you see, imagination needs moodling - Long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering.
Brenda Ueland

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
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
Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
Lord Byron
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

Robert - i believe that imagination is stronger than...
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultie
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison
The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lawrence george durrell - there are no days in life so memorable as those...
The source of genius is imagination alone, the refinement of the senses that sees what others do not see, or sees them differently.
Eug? ne Delacroix
The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick - Sighted thence proceeds mawkishness.
John Keats
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
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Francis Bacon
Worry is a misuse of imagination.
Dan Zadra
Imagination is the pontoon bridge making way for the timid feet of reason.
Author Unknown
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
Arthur Wing Pinero
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self - Interest, you can have practically anything you go after.
Napoleon Hill
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
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Simone Weil
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building.
Robert Collie
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
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
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
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination.
Charles De Gaulle
Drama is imagination limited by logic. Mathematics is logic limited by imagination.
Nathan Campbell
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Imagination rules the world.
Napoleon I
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
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
Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly.
Lauren Becall
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
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
Ruth Ross
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