Quotations About / On: IMAGINE

  • 11.
    Whoever will imagine a perpetual confession of ignorance, a judgment without leaning or inclination, on any occasion whatever, has a conception of Pyrrhonism.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist and philosopher. "Apology for Raymond Sebond," Complete Essays of Montaigne, trans. by Donald M. Frame (1965).)
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  • 12.
    The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
    (Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British comic actor, filmmaker. My Autobiography, ch. 22 (1960).)
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  • 13.
    People often imagine that being hard to please confers a certain superiority.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 14.
    I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
    (W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1966), British author. A Writer's Notebook, entry, 1902 (1949).)
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  • 15.
    There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.
    (Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. All Trivia, "Last Words," (1933).)
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  • 16.
    A big family must be fun. I imagine it makes you feel you belong to something.
    (Barré Lyndon (1896-1972), British screenwriter, and Byron Haskins. Clayton (Gene Barry), The War of the Worlds, talking to Sylvia in the abandoned farmhouse. Based on the novel by H.G.Wells.)
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  • 17.
    The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn't imagine ourselves through a day without it.
    (Robert Coover (b. 1932), U.S. writer. Time Out (London, May 7, 1986).)
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  • 18.
    If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. O'Brien to Winston Smith, in Nineteen Eighty-Four, pt. 3, ch. 3 (1949).)
  • 19.
    I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Rodogune, in Rodogune, act 5, sc. 4 (1644).)
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  • 20.
    ... the function of art is to do more than tell it like it is—it's to imagine what is possible.
    (bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American author, feminist, and human rights advocate. Outlaw Culture, ch. 19 (1994).)
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