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277 Greatest Quotes About Imagination


My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. John Keats
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
So come to the pond, or the river of your imagination, or the harbor of your longing, and put your lips to the world. And live your life. Mary Oliver
Privilege, you see, is one of the great adversaries of the imagination; it spreads a thick layer of adipose tissue over our sensitivity. Chinua Achebe
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. Albert Einstein
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts. Adam Smith
I am really only myself when I'm somebody else whom I have endowed with these wonderful qualities from my imagination. Zelda Fitzgerald
Sometimes I feel like a figment of my own imagination. Lily Tomlin
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model. Vincent Van Gogh
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. William Arthur Ward
Looking back, I guess I used to play-act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting world than the one around me. Marilyn Monroe
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. Walt Disney
That's what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again. Walt Disney
I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells. Dr. Seuss
We're living in a time when the world has suddenly discovered India because it's run out of raw material for its imagination. The raw materials for imagination are inexhaustible here. Deepak Chopra
The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable. Carl Jung
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
You will never be greater than the thoughts that dominate your mind. Napoleon Hill
Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want. Esther Hicks
They spent the first three years of school getting you to pretend stuff and then the rest of it marking you down if you did the same thing. Margaret Atwood
I know it's easy to imagine, But it's easier to just do, See, if you can't do what you imagine, then what is imagination to you? Kid Cudi
True change takes place in the imagination. Unknown
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. John Keats
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! Dr. Seuss
What I fear most, I think, is the death of the imagination. Sylvia Plath
If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance. Napoleon Hill
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Oscar Wilde
There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you'll be free if you truly wish to be. Roald Dahl
An artist’s imagination is his greatest tool. Michael Jackson
The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen. Julia Child
There is no such thing as death; life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Bill Hicks
We have no limits to our world. We're only limited by our imagination. Bob Ross
How else would God speak to me, if not through my imagination? Joan of Arc
And people who don’t dream, who don’t have any kind of imaginative life, they must… they must go nuts. I can’t imagine that. Stephen King
I imagine therefore I belong and am free. Emily Dickinson
Reality provides us with facts so romantic that imagination itself could add nothing to them. Jules Verne
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza. Franz Kafka
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself. William Blake
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. Oscar Wilde
Imagination, not intelligence, made us human. Terry Pratchett
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature. Wallace Stevens
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination. Mark Twain
I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone's imagination. Hunter S. Thompson