Quotations About / On: IMAGINE

  • 21.
    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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  • 22.
    The facts, even the real ones, must be imagined before they can be stated.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 23.
    When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 193 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 24.
    Science becomes dangerous only when it imagines that it has reached its goal.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1911). The Doctor's Dilemma, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 3, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).)
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  • 25.
    Old men, imagining themselves under obligation to young paramours, seldom keep any thing from their knowledge.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Anna Howe, in Clarissa, vol. 5, p. 36, AMS Press (1990).)
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  • 26.
    A man is never as fortunate—or as unfortunate—as he imagines.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. Maximes, no. 49 (1678).)
    More quotations from: Duc De La Rochefoucauld, François
  • 27.
    One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.
    (Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. repr. In Selected Essays, ed. Richard Rees (1962). "Human Personality," La Table Ronde (written 1943, published December 1950).)
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  • 28.
    There is no real reality to a really imagined life any more.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. The Geographical History of America, Random House (1936).)
    More quotations from: Gertrude Stein, life
  • 29.
    “The calendar has a magic that makes us imagine a memory can be resurrected and revived, but nothing returns.”
    (Palace of Desire)
    More quotations from: Naguib Mahfouz
  • 30.
    Imagine a world without books.. what do you see? hi
    (Imagine a world without books.. what do you see?)
    More quotations from: Adolphus Moses
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