Quotes containing word "imagination"

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Sell also: imagery, imaging, resource, resourcefulness, vision

Definitions and meanings of word "imagination"

• Noun: the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; examples: "popular imagination created a world of demons", "imagination reveals what the world could be"

• Noun: the ability to form mental images of things or events; example: "he could still hear her in his imagination"

• Noun: the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; example: "a man of resource"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "imagination"

Marquis de Sade
4 quotes about imagination
French Writer, Philosopher, Novelist, Politician, Revolutionary
Thursday 2 June 1740 - Friday 2 December 1814
Albert Einstein
6 quotes about imagination
German Physicist
Friday 14 March 1879 - Monday 18 April 1955
Terry Brooks
4 quotes about imagination
American Writer
Born Saturday 8 January 1944
Wallace Stevens
4 quotes about imagination
American Poet
Thursday 2 October 1879 - Tuesday 2 August 1955
Danny Boyle
2 quotes about imagination
English Producer, Director
Born Saturday 20 October 1956
L. Frank Baum
one quote about imagination
American Author
Thursday 15 May 1856 - Tuesday 6 May 1919
William Blake
2 quotes about imagination
English Poet
Monday 28 November 1757 - Sunday 12 August 1827
Carl Jung
3 quotes about imagination
Swiss Psychologist, Scientist, Psychiatrist
Monday 26 July 1875 - Tuesday 6 June 1961
John Keats
3 quotes about imagination
English Poet
Saturday 31 October 1795 - Friday 23 February 1821
Henry David Thoreau
3 quotes about imagination
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Napoleon Hill
2 quotes about imagination
American Writer, Author, Producer
Friday 26 October 1883 - Sunday 8 November 1970
Blaise Pascal
3 quotes about imagination
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662

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?

Marquis de Sade

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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.

Louis Aragon

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Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.

L. Frank Baum

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

Emile Coue

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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

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My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?

Barbara Corcoran

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The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.

Alan Watts

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My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.

Kim Elizabeth

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Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success on the stage.

Ellen Terry

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Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful.

Jack Vance

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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

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For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.

Maxwell Maltz

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Some of us are interested in directors, but really the vast majority of us are interested in actors. You experience the films through the actors, so they're all locked into your imagination in some kind of layer of fantasy or hatred or wherever they settle into your imagination.

Danny Boyle

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You experience the films through the actors, so they're all locked into your imagination in some kind of layer of fantasy or hatred or wherever they settle into your imagination.

Danny Boyle

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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

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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

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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

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It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.

David Bailey

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There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen.

Sean O'Faolain

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Without imagination we can go nowhere. And imagination is not restricted to the arts. Every scientist I have met who has been a success has had to imagine.

Rita Dove

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