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Quotes for: imagination

Quotes for: imagination

Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.
Soren Kierkegaard / 

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein / 

Put the world’s greatest philosopher on a plank that is wider than need be: if there is a precipice below, although his reason may convince him that he is safe, his imagination will prevail. Many could not even stand the thought of it without going pale and breaking into a sweat.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Whoever tries to imagine perfection simply reveals his own emptiness.
George Orwell / 

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

To imagine is to raise the real by a tone.
Gaston Bachelard / 

All original thinking takes place in images, and this is why imagination is so necessary an instrument of thought, and minds that lack imagination will never accomplish much.
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation / 

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
Anatole France

You can understand nothing about art, particularly modern art, if you do not understand that imagination is a value in itself.
Milan Kundera

All fear is imaginary, reality is its antidote.
André Comte-Sponville - Impromptus / 

Imagination is not an empirical or superadded power of consciousness, it is the whole of consciousness as it realizes its freedom.
Jean-Paul Sartre

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau ? - Quotation of uncertain origin / 

What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
Salvador Dalí

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Albert Einstein

The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.
Carl Gustav Jung

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

You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception.
Henri Bergson

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Carl Gustav Jung

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.
Carl Gustav Jung

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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