Imagination Quotes and Sayings
What is imagination? It's that wonderful quality that allows you to take "Flights of Fancy". It takes you places you've never been before. Places that no man has ever seen. With a little bit of imagination you can create a whole new world inside your mind. Imagination is the base of creativity. For anyone involved in the arts imagination is a must. Can you imagine trying to write a story or paint a picture without being able to create a mental picture? It's just not possible.
Imagination is not just limited to images in your mind, it also can involve all five of your senses. For some it is easier to imagine a feeling, for others it is easier to see mental pictures. With a little training you will be able to combine all five of your senses for an unbelievable sensation.
For any of us involved in writing, imagination is a must. If you cannot imagine a scene, a voice, a feeling, how can you write a credible story. I would think that it would be wooden and stiff. The little things, the soft touch, the color of his or her eyes, the feeling of love welling up inside, these are the things that add to to story. These are the things that keep people reading.
As a child pretty much all of us used our imagination. As adults for some it has become an illusive quality. For some it has been pushed out by well meaning adults as we grew up. Imagination, to me, is closely related to your inner child. It's time to let your inner child out to play and your imagination to flow.
- The imagination exercises a powerful influence over every act of sense, thought, reason -- over every idea. - Latin Proverb
- Indulge your imagination in every possible flight. - Jane Austen
- Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - W. Somerset Maugham
- Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan
- He who has imagination without learning, has wings and no feet. - Joseph Joubert
- I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. - Pablo Picasso
Quotes About Imagination
- 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
- It is not enough to know your craft - you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more. - Edouard Manet
- Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein
- I am enough of an artest to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. - Albert Einstein
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