Quotes and Sayings about Imagination

Francis Cabot Lowell

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

Theodore Gericault

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

Theodore Gericault

Laurette Taylor

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

Laurette Taylor

Irving Howe

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

Irving Howe

Terry Wogan

Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.

Terry Wogan

Lionel Stander

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

Lionel Stander

Yvonne Craig

Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is.

Yvonne Craig

Richard Hofstadter

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

Arthur Wing Pinero

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.

Arthur Wing Pinero

Miguel Ferrer

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

Hugo Pratt

For me, my travels have been the chance to go to a place that already exists in my imagination.

Hugo Pratt

Algernon H. Blackwood

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

Don Novello

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

Leslie Banks

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

Leslie Banks

Timothy Spall

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

Timothy Spall

Felix Bloch

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

Felix Bloch

David Garrick

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

David Garrick

Robert Doisneau

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

Sofia Kovalevskaya

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

Elizabeth Drew

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

Elizabeth Drew

Mark Victor Hansen

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Bruno Rossi

The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.

Bruno Rossi

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

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

Eduard Hanslick

Grant that the true organ with which the beautiful is apprehended is the imagination, and it follows that all arts are likely to affect the feelings indirectly.

Eduard Hanslick