The worst realities of our age are manufactured realities. It is therefore our task, as creative participants in the universe, to re dream our world. The fact of possessing imagination means that everything can be re dreamed. Each reality can have it
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
In that way imagination and intelligence enter into our existence in the part of servants of the primary instincts
Imagination, industry, and intelligence - "the three I s" - are all indispensable to the actress, but of these three the greatest is, without doubt, imagination.
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Let us leave the beautiful women to men with no imagination.
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze.
In literature and art memory is a synonyme for invention. It is the life-blood of imagination, which faints and dies when the veins are empty.
Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience and the council-chamber of thought.
There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope
Abundance ~ An endless supply of water, trees heavily laden with fruit, a sun that shines every day, seasons in their never-ending cycle, a constant supply of air, an infinite wellspring of love, so many people to share with, an eternal cascade of imagination and creativity, unlimited lessons and growth, much valuable work to do, limitless potential for expanding and opening our hearts, unending forests to wander, evermore books to read and write, a vast mind of thoughts to explore, overflowing goodness, exponential wonder, overwhelming mercy, ~ a copious abundance of abundance to ponder.
Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
Worry is most apt to ride you ragged not when you are in action, but when the day's work is done. Your imagination can run riot then ... your mind is like a motor operating without its load
If I need a cause for celebration Or a comfort I can use to ease my mind I rely on my imagination And I dream of an imaginary time.
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character.
Authority is itself inherently an act of imagination.