Sunday, 10 February 2013


A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things in a vision, a dream of the whole thing. - Charles M. Schwab

A strong imagination begetteth opportunity. - Michel de Montaigne

A prison is never narrow when the imagination can range in it as it will. - Marguerite of Navarre

All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth. - Napoleon Hill

And as imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown, the poet's pen turns them into shapes and gives to airy nothing a local habitation and a name. - William Shakespeare

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination. - Unknown

As the imagination is set to look into the invisible and immaterial, it seems to attract something of their vitality; and though it can give nothing to the body to redeem it from years, it can give to the soul that freshness of youth in old age which is even more beautiful than youth in the young. - Henry Ward Beecher

Beware of minimizing imagination by equating it to a game of pretend. Every single creation in existence, from The Great Wall of China to the first flight to the moon, was a by-product of imagination. - Teal

Every great advancement in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. - John Dewey

Few people have the imagination for reality. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

First comes thought, then organization of that thought into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. - Napoleon Hill

For imagination sets the goal ‘picture’ which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of ‘will’, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination. - Maxwell Maltz

For every person who can imagine a possibility there are tens of thousands who are stuck in the greased grooves of history. - Gary Hamel

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture… Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. - Norman Vincent Peale

Great imaginations are apt to work from hints and suggestions, and a single moment of emotion is sometimes sufficient to create a masterpiece. - Margaret Sackville

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. - Albert Einstein

If the winds of fortune are temporarily blowing against you, remember that you can harness them and make them carry you toward your definite purpose, through the use of your imagination. - Napoleon Hill

If you can imagine it, You can achieve it. If you can dream it, You can become it. - William Arthur Ward

Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life. - Simone Weil

Imagination can take you anywhere you want to go. - Unknown

Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create. - Maria Montessori

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - W. Somerset Maugham

Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match. - Ingrid Bengis

Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone, the talking-machine, and the automobile, for these things had to be dreamed of before they became realities. - L. Frank Baum 

Imagination is a powerful agent for creating, as it were, a second nature out of the material supplied to it by actual nature. - Immanuel Kant

Imagination is being able to envision limitless possibilities and alternatives. It is seeking new solutions to old problems. - Leo Buscaglia

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of lifes coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. - Albert Einstein

Imagination is the deceptive part in man, the mistress of error and falsehood. - Blaise Pascal

Imagination is an almost divine faculty which, without recourse to any philosophical method, immediately perceives everything: the secret and intimate connections between things, correspondences and analogies. - Charles Baudelaire

Imagination is essential and it comes first, for without imagination we are aimless. - Cyril Northcote Parkinson

Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. - Albert Einstein

Imagination is not to be divorced from the facts. It is a way of illuminating the facts. - Alfred North Whitehead

Imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man. - Unknown

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will. - Unknown

Imagination is the cornerstone of human endeavour. - Alex Osborn

Imagination is the eye of the soul. - Joseph Joubert

Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly. - Lauren Bacall

Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Imagination is the means of deep insight and sympathy, the power to conceive and express images removed from normal objective reality. - William Wordsworth

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will. - George Bernard Shaw

Imagination plus innovation equals realization. - Denis Waitley

Imagination rules the world. - Disraeli

Imagination sometimes has to stand in for experience. - Steve Martin

Imagination turns possibilities into reality. - Unknown

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere. - Unknown

It is through our imagination that we awaken some of its unknown potential. It is the one quality that is invariably attributed to our most inspired, creative people. - Leo Buscaglia

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

Seeing all possibilities, seeing all that can be done, and how it can be done, marks the power of imagination. - Unknown

The best use of imagination is creativity. The worst use of imagination is anxiety. - Deepak Chopra

The greatest gift you were ever given is your imagination. Within it is the capacity to have all  your wishes fulfilled. Look around you. Everything that you can experience with your senses was once in someone’s imagination. - Unknown

The great successful men of the world have used their imagination. They think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materialising that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building – steadily building. - Robert Collier

The imagination needs doodling – long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling, and puttering. - Unknown

The man who has no imagination has no wings. - Muhammad Ali

The source and centre of all man’s creative power is his power of making images, or the power of imagination. - Robert Collier

There is a boundary to mens passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. - Edmund Burke

There is no limit to what you can imagine. And with commitment, with effort, what you can imagine you can become. - Ralph Marston

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman

What is now proved was once imagined. - William Blake

When temptation knocks, imagination usually answers. - Unknown

When you imagine things, make sure it is something that will help you rise. Your subconscious will accept as true what you imagined and silently guide you to act according to those imaginations. - Unknown

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable. - Carl Jung

You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization. - Denis Waitley

Your imagination stands as your own personal laboratory. Here you can rehearse the possibilities, map out plans, and visualize overcoming obstacles. - Unknown

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