A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image

of a cathedral. Antoine de Saint-Exupery All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. Orison Swett Marden Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed. Joseph Addison Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. Jessamyn West I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel. Peter Nivio Zarlenga I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see. Duane Michals I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant. Ursula K. Le Guin I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. Theodor Geisel I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally. Calvin Trillin I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. Pablo Picasso I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. Michelangelo If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. George S. Patton Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.

Imagination led Columbus to discover America. But without it we go nowhere. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. William Shakespeare The man who has no imagination has no wings. George S. beware of this stumbling block. L. the lover. Paul Gauguin It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. Elie Wiesel The lunatic. Stephen Leacock Some stories are true that never happened. Carl Sagan It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object. Frank Baum Imagination rules the world. and the poet. not your history. Muhammad Ali . Napoleon Bonaparte Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. it's what you see. Henry David Thoreau Live out of your imagination.Simone Weil Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. are of imagination all compact. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. Patton People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind. Stephen Covey Never tell people how to do things. Lewis Carroll It's not what you look at that matters. I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica. William Butler Yeats Personally.

You have to go after it with a club. but none when they are under the influence of imagination. And then do it.There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. the thinks you can think up if only you try! Theodor Geisel Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night. Anatole France Trust that little voice in your head that says "Wouldn't it be interesting if. Edgar Allan Poe To imagine is everything. Duane Michals You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Edmund Burke They are ill discoverers that think there is no land. Jack London . Francis Bacon Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh. when they can see nothing but sea... to know is nothing at all.". Gilbert K. Chesterton There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings. Mark Twain You can't wait for inspiration.

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