Quotes about Imagination
Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
Having ideas is not the same thing as being creative. Creation is execution, not inspiration. Many people have ideas; few take the steps to make the thing they imagine.
We hunger for significance for signs that our personal existence is of special meaning to the universe. To that end, we are all to eager to deceive ourselves and others to discern a sacred image in a grilled cheese sandwich or find a divine warning in a comet.
I believe in everything until it`s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it`s in your mind. Who`s to say that dreams and nightmares aren`t as real as the here and now?
No matter how qualified or deserving you are, you will never reach a better life until you can imagine it for yourself, and allow yourself to have it.
Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.
I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts.
Philosophers' Syndrome: mistaking a failure of the imagination for an insight into necessity.
Imagination is cheap as long as you don't have to worry about the details.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
If one is lucky a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.