Quotations About / On: IMAGINATION

Quotations About / On: IMAGINATION
Lakshmi S Bose
Struggle, when imagination does not meet with reality and forget, when imagination does become an imaginary.
Ellen Terry
Imagination, industry, and intelligence—"the three I's"Mare all indispensable to the actress, but of these three the greatest is, without doubt, imagination.
Captain Rainbow [George Weiss]
Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
Cyril Connolly
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
Walter Bagehot
It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
Nathan Coppedge
'Imagination can be a force of politics when it is seen that it is imagination doing the computation'.
Marquis de Sade
The imagination is the spur of delights ... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
Louis Aragon
Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
Ishmael Reed
Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
John Ashbery
Perhaps we ought to feel with more imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
The imagination, give it the least license, dives deeper and soars higher than Nature goes.
Henry David Thoreau
This world is but canvas to our imaginations.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Some simple dishes recommend themselves to our imaginations as well as palates.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But the quality of the imagination is to flow, and not to freeze.
John Keats
My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.
Henry David Thoreau
We should endeavor practically in our lives to correct all the defects which our imagination detects.
John Lennon
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Ellen Key
When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
4th Earl Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope
To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.

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