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Action and lack of imagination
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Audacity of imagination
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Depending on your eyes
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Failure of imagination.
When you visualized a man or a woman carefully, you could always begin to feel pity . . . that was a quality God's image carried with it . . . when you saw the lines at the corners of the eyes, the shape of the mouth, how the hair grew, it was impossible to hate. Hate was just a failure of imagination.
Governing the world
I am an artist
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
I can't imagine it
It is a monastery
My imagination is a monastery, and I am its monk.
It is everything
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
It is imagination
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
It is real
Lack of imagination
Lit by imagination
Living within your means
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Logic and imagination
Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
Men without imagination
Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.
Passport to hell
Reality and imagination
Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Reason, intelligence and imagination
Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection.
My imagination persisted in sticking horrors into the dark- so I stuck my imagination into the dark instead, and let it look out at me.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The imaginary is not formed in opposition to reality as its denial or compensation; it grows among signs, from book to book, in the interstice of repetitions and commentaries; it is born and takes shape in the interval between books. It is the phenomena of the library.
The wings of imagination
So rapid is the flight of dreams upon the wings of imagination.