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Biography - Gaston Bachelard:

French philosopher.
Born: 1884 - Died: 1962
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

The imagination is nothing other than the subject transported into things.




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Translation

(French)



French
L'imagination n'est rien autre que le sujet transporté dans les choses.




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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
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Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
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All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
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The dream is stronger than experience.
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Nothing proceeds from itself. Nothing is given. All is constructed.
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If only these metaphysicians would give their attention to the lengthy discursive processes which lead science to build new intuitions.
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To imagine is to raise the real by a tone.
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