Imagination Quotes

Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.

Christian Nevell Bovee

The explanation of the propensity of the English people to portrait painting is to be found in their relish for a Fact. Let a man do the grandest things, fight the greatest battles, or be distinguished by the most brilliant personal heroism, yet the English people would prefer his portrait to a painting of the great deed. The likeness they can judge of; his existence is a Fact. But the truth of the picture of his deeds they cannot judge of, for they have no imagination.

Benjamin Haydon

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination


Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting-- over and over announcing your place in the family of things.

Mary Oliver

I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence -this may look like affectation but it is my real opinion. It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake

Lord Byron

It is a common saying that the most beautiful woman in the world can only give what she has. This is entirely false. She gives exactly what the recipient thinks he has received; for imagination fixes the value of this sort of favour.

Nicolas Chamfort

For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.

Jean Debuffet

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

C.S. Lewis

The existence of God is attested by everything that appeals to our imagination. And if our eye cannot reach Him it is because He has not permitted our intelligence to go so far.

Napoleon Bonaparte

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

The impact of space activities is nothing less than the galvanizing of hope and imagination for human life continuum into a future of infinite possibility.

Vanna Bonta

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever

Nadine Gordimer

Having room to run and having just the space to use your imagination and create stories out of everyday life, I think that had a lot to do with me wanting write. And write songs

Taylor Swift

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

James Russell Lowell

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.

Mrs. C.W. Earle
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