Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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 saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
Edgar Allan Poe
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
George S. Patton
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Imagination rules the world.
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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
Orison Swett Marden
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Henry David Thoreau
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't it be interesting if...'; And then do it.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack.
I believed in myself. I never imagined myself as just an ordinary player.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
e. e. cummings
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.
Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose.
Some stories are true that never happened.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
James Russell Lowell
I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
Ursula K. Le Guin
The imagination is man's power over nature.
Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
Anne Sullivan Macy
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn't exist.
What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.
Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
L. Frank Baum
The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
There are no shortcuts in life - only those we imagine.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Edgar Allan Poe
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
H. L. Mencken
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.