400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Imagination is the ability to form a mental image of something that the senses do not perceive. It is the ability of the mind to create mental scenes, things, or events that do not exist, do not exist, or have never happened in the past. Knowledge, on the other hand, is familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained as a result of experience or study. In order to know, we need to learn or try something to get it, but in terms of imagination, it is limitless and at the same time a gift from God to humanity and actually encourages us to acquire more knowledge. Personally, I chose this topic because I found the research interesting and found a strong answer and reason to support it. It has also been confirmed to me that imagination is more important than cognition, as Albert Einstein said, “Imagination is everything. Keep your imaginations alive with these imagination quotes.

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400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Ellis Peters’s historical detail is very accurate and very minute, and therefore is not only interesting to read but good for an actor to acquire a sense of the period. And the other thing I think is that an actor lives in the land of imagination. — Derek Jacobi

To put yourself in another’s place requires real imagination, but by doing so each Girl Scout will be able to love among others happily. — Juliette Gordon Low

How can a doctor judge a woman’s sanity by merely bidding her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything, for the answer will be that it is their imagination. — Nellie Bly

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. — Tom Stoppard

Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether. — Luis Bunuel

I always won in my imagination. I always hit the game-winning shot, or I hit the free throw. Or if I missed, there was a lane violation, and I was given another one. — Mike Krzyzewski

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute. — Franklin P. Adams

Every time you get on a stage or in front of a camera, the whole exercise is about imagination. You’re constantly depicting something that doesn’t exist, and trying to find the reality of it. Once you settle on that premise, everything else is a matter of degrees. — Ron Perlman

You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination. — Maimonides

I don’t want to go on much longer, really. I think that would suggest a lack of imagination. A certain lack of dignity also. — Steven Patrick Morrissey

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

My parents thought it was nice to develop my imagination, but they never seriously thought that anything would ever come of it. They said that I couldn’t be an actress because I would be taller than all my leading men, so I thought I would be a writer instead. — Nicole Kidman

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. — Arthur Conan Doyle

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart it being much more sensitive. — Henry David Thoreau

For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential – the imagination. — Lawrence Durrell

My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people. — Patricia Highsmith

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There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth. — Jean Giraudoux

I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn’t that happy a child. I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that’s when your creativity is developed, when you’re young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to. — David Walliams

On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn’t observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer. — Bobby Seale

Kindness and intelligence don’t always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. — Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

I have an imagination because my life is so boring that my imagination lets me get off the reality of what’s going on. — Dave Attell

Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding. — Thomas Carlyle

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

I love sci-fi because it leads in the imagination, and I always say it has the most intelligent fans in the world. — Robert Carlyle

It’s a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I’ve never had any trouble identifying with the character that I’m playing. — Jack Nicholson

Imagination is the true magic carpet. — Norman Vincent Peale

I’m a light sleeper. I’ve never been one of those people who can put their head down and suddenly everything disappears. Nighttime is the time I get most scared, anxious or worried. In those darker moments before waking or sleeping is when I feel most, I don’t know, I can turn on myself, and my imagination can take me dark places. — Florence Welch

Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions. — Ambrose Bierce

Ultimately, so much Dr. Seuss is about empowerment. He invites us to disappear into our imagination and then blows the doors off what that can mean. — Gary Ross

Science does not know its debt to imagination. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

We say God and the imagination are one… How high that highest candle lights the dark. — Wallace Stevens

Obviously the imagination is fueled by emotions beyond the control of the conscious mind. — Joyce Carol Oates

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future. — Jessamyn West

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica. — Stephen Leacock

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

The human race is governed by its imagination. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination. — e. e. cummings

Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it. — Mason Cooley

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt. — Henry George

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be. — Chris Brown

There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which we do not actually witness. — William Godwin

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Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything. — Henry Miller

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. — Thomas A. Edison

Men often take their imagination for their heart and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted. — Blaise Pascal

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant. — Victor Hugo

One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We’re not scientists. We don’t always have to make the logical, reasonable leap. — Stella Adler

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Sometimes I feel like a figment of my own imagination. — Lily Tomlin

There is a boundary to men’s passions when they act from feelings but none when they are under the influence of imagination. — Edmund Burke

Imagination is the eye of the soul. — Joseph Joubert

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains. — Anne Sullivan Macy

The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination. — George Meredith

I write from my imagination, not from what I’ve read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about. — Dirk Benedict

I do a lot of curiosity buying I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination. — Bruce Springsteen

The imagination is part of the arsenal that actors draw from. — Bryan Cranston

True change takes place in the imagination. — Thomas Moore

Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared. — J. K. Rowling

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. — Albert Einstein

Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves. — Bill Hicks

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury. — Charlie Chaplin

The source and center of all man’s creative power… is his power of making images, or the power of imagination. — Robert Collier

The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him. — Helen Rowland

One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet. — Joseph Joubert

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I’ve always felt that what I have going for me is not my imagination, because everyone has an imagination. What I have is a relentlessly controlled imagination. What looks like wild invention is actually quite carefully calculated. — Terry Pratchett

There’s no artist in this world that doesn’t enjoy the dream that if they have bad reviews now, the story of Keats can redeem them, in their fantasy or imagination, in the future. I think Keats’ poem ‘Endymion’ is a really difficult poem, and I’m not surprised that a lot of people pulled it apart in a way. — Jane Campion

Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love. — Gilbert Parker

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. — Napoleon Hill

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination – think up a story and go live it for an afternoon. — Terry Brooks

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. — Albert Einstein

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused. — Baruch Spinoza

I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack. — Simon Pegg

When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception. — Emile Coue

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

However my parents – both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension. — J. K. Rowling

I’m an emotional sort of person in general and I have a vivid imagination, so I feel the whole spectrum of emotion strongly when I write. — Erin Morgenstern

You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn’t exist. — Azar Nafisi

I suffer from the delusion that every product of my imagination is not only possible, but always on the cusp of becoming real. — Sean Parker

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts. — Ray Bradbury

The conscious process is reflected in the imagination the unconscious process is expressed as karma, the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling. — William Irwin Thompson

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. — Orison Swett Marden

Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future. — Mason Cooley

Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous. — Vincent Van Gogh

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The degree in which a poet’s imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity. — George Santayana

Under no stretch of imagination can war be regarded as an ethical process yet war, force, terror, and propaganda were the evolutionary means employed to weld the German people into a tribal whole. — Arthur Keith

I can get very philosophical and ask the questions Keats was asking as a young guy. What are we here for? What’s a soul? What’s it all about? What is thinking about, imagination? — Jane Campion

This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts. — Adam Smith

If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers. — Bela Lugosi

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn’t think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination. — Tim Robbins

Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men. — George Henry Lewes

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. — Eddie Rickenbacker

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. — William Blake

A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations. — Russell Page

I believe that imagination inspires nations. It’s something that I live by. — Janelle Monae

I like something where I can really use my imagination and be an active participant in the construction of the monster and usually that’s in the world of the supernatural or the world of the fantastic, so that’s why those kinds of stories about demons and the supernatural appeal to me or maybe I’m really interested in that subject. — Sam Raimi

The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination. To write well and worthily of American things one need even more than elsewhere to be a master. — Henry James

If we divine a discrepancy between a man’s words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted. — Charles Horton Cooley

I’ve been working on the soprano saxophone for 40 years, and the possibilities are astounding. It’s up to you, the only limit is the imagination. — Steve Lacy

400+ Imagination Quotes to give your mind a new flight

Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life. — Simone Weil

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. — Lauren Bacall

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

I think what’s really the most ideal thing is for the player themselves, within their own imagination, to carve out what they view as being the essence of the character. — Shigeru Miyamoto

One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. — Ella Maillart

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There can be no passion, and by consequence no love, where there is not imagination. — William Godwin

One longs for a director with a sense of imagination. — Alan Rickman

This world is but a canvas to our imagination. — Henry David Thoreau

Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark. — Annie Dillard

Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. — David Hume


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