Quotes and Sayings about Imagination

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Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is.

Yvonne Craig

The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.

Richard Hofstadter

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.

Arthur Wing Pinero

One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning?

Francis Cabot Lowell

With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour.

Theodore Gericault

Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them.

Laurette Taylor

Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind it is a way of engaging reality.

Irving Howe

Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.

Terry Wogan

Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Lionel Stander

His imagination conceived and bore - worlds but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life and, sooner or later, he invariably found it.

Algernon H. Blackwood

I'm kind of surprised that so many of those other books were almost exactly like mine. They even follow the form. There were some books that even copied the stamp. It shows so little imagination.

Don Novello

I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.

Leslie Banks

Imagination is a beast that has to be put in a cage.

Timothy Spall

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.

Felix Bloch

I didn't have the equipment for the regular world of being a lawyer. I didn't have the imagination for that. I did have a funny kind of ambition, but I didn't know where to put it.

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

You are indebted to you imagination for three-fourths of your importance.

David Garrick

There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination.

Eddie Marsan

Nowadays people's visual imagination is so much more sophisticated, so much more developed, particularly in young people, that now you can make an image which just slightly suggests something, they can make of it what they will.

Robert Doisneau

Heaven knows, I've exposed myself in my novels through the use of fantasy and imagination... now my new book is about what really happened to me... not my heroines.

Judith Krantz

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.

Sofia Kovalevskaya

I don't actually like explaining the meanings of my songs, because I think people can take away more from it if they use their imagination.

Reeve Carney

The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion.

Elizabeth Drew

I think if you're a competent actor with a good imagination, and if it's on the page, it makes your job a lot easier.

Miguel Ferrer