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Imagination Quotes


These are some of the best 'Imagination' quotations and sayings.

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A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

A vile imagination, once indulged, gets the key of our minds, and can get in again very easily, whether we will or no, and can so return as to bring seven other spirits with it more wicked than itself; and what may follow no one knows.

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

An uncommon degree of imagination constitutes poetical genius.

Do what he will, he cannot realize half he conceives. - The glorious vision flies. - Go where he may, he cannot hope to find the truth and beauty which are pictured in his mind.

Ever let the Fancy roam, Pleasure never is at home.

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.

From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, good Lord, deliver us!

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.

His imagination resembled the wings of an ostrich. It enabled him to run, though not to soar.

I admit that twice two makes four is an excellent thing, but if we are to give everything its due, twice two makes five is sometimes a very charming thing too.

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.

I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.

I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.


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