Imagination Quotes

308 Imagination quotes:

"When you think something, you think in picture. You don't think a thought in words. You think a picture that expresses your thought. Working with this picture will produce it into your experience."
Author: Speare Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"A distinction is made between painters who work directly from nature and those who work purely from imagination. Personally, I think neither of these methods must be preferred to the exclusion of the other. Both may be used in turn by the same indivi"
"It's Game 1. By no stretch of the imagination should the Seahawks hang their heads. Look what happens in this league. There are ups and downs, and this is our first down."
"I find in most novels no imagination at all. They seem to think the highest form of the novel is to write about marriage, because that's the most important thing there is for middle-class people."
"The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power."
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions."
"The clichŽ that women, more consistently than men, turn inward for sustenance seems to mean, in practice, that women have richly defined the ways in which imagination creates possibility; possibility that society denies."
Author: Spacks Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"An idea is salvation by imagination."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"Ghetto-dwellers are the great fantasists. There was an extraordinary vibrancy there, an imaginative life. When you are that poor, all you've got left is your belief in the imagination."
"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... and that enables you to laugh at all of life's realities."
Author: Seuss Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes Fantasy Quotes
"A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant."
"No idea is so antiquitated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquitated . . . to seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality."
"Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money."
Author: Weiss Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"Reality is that part of the imagination we all agree on."
"The response has been incredible. The idea just seems to have caught people's imagination."
Author: Tew Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"We are the creatures of imagination, passion, and self-will, more than of reason or even of self-interest. Even in the common transactions and daily intercourse of life, we are governed by whim, caprice, prejudice, or accident. The falling of a teacup puts us out of temper for the day; and a quarrel that commenced about the pattern of a gown may end only with our lives."
Author: Hazlitt Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes Caprice Quotes
"Sentiment is the poetry of the imagination"
"What creates dispair is the imagination, which insists on predicting millions of moments, thousands of days, and so drains you that you cannot live the moment at hand."
Author: Dubus Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be."

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