Quotes and Sayings about Imagination

Quotes and Sayings about Imagination

Fantasy is the wing that carries us beyond the boundaries of reality. In its shimmering realms, we find magical refuge from the sobriety of everyday life. It weaves dreams where anything is possible, and miracles come true. Fantasy is a gift that shows us the boundless power of our imagination.

Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
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Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Gaston: "How can you read this, there's no pictures?"
Belle: "Well, some people use their imagination."
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"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only once."
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
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The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
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Doors are for people with no imagination.
Derek Landy in Skulduggery Pleasant - Der Gentleman mit der Feuerhand
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When a person is lucky enough to live inside a story, to live inside an imaginary world, the pains of this world disappear. For as long as the story goes on, reality no longer exists.
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It's like we talked about, you control this world. Let the pain go, let the hurt go, let the guilt go. What you are imagining right now, that world you control. That place can be as real as any pain.
Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch
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Haven't Luke Skywalker and Santa Claus affected your lives more than most real people in this room? I mean, whether Jesus is real or not, he's had a bigger impact on the world than any of us have. And the same could be said of Bugs Bunny... and Superman and Harry Potter. They've changed my life, changed the way I act on the Earth. Doesn't that make them kind of real?
Kyle Broflovski in South Park - Season 11 Episode 12
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We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.
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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?
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Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
Walt Disney - Opening Speech - Disneyland California
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I've heard tell, that what you imagine sometimes comes true.
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Everything great that happend in the world, happened first in someone's fantasy.
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My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that.
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Imagination… its limits are only those of the mind itself.
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I’d spent my entire life overdosing on uncut escapism, willingly allowing fantasy to become my reality.
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The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.
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Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
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...when I was a kid and rode in cars I used to imagine I held a big scythe in my hand and cut down all the trees and posts and even sliced every hill that zoomed past the window.
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Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do.
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Men suffer more from imagining too little than too much.
P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman
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I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
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What did i know of your fantasies? Why do we know so little about the fantasies of our parents? What do we know of somebody if we know nothing of the images passed to him by his imagination?
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The power of imagination makes us infinite.
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Fantasies have to be unrealistic. Because the minute- the second- that you get what you want, you don't- you can't- want it anymore.
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And I'm dreaming 'bout times, times that are gone
Times when I lived alone in my own land called ochrasy
That place was everything to me
The world I made it up you see
It's all there in my fantasy
And I believe it
Mando Diao - Ochrasy
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You don't need planning permission to build castles in the sky.
Fantasy isn't just a jolly escape: It's an escape, but into something far more extreme than reality, or normality. It's where things are more beautiful and more wondrous and more terrifying.
Children have to grow into their imaginations like a pair of oversized shoes.
A lack of imagination is the death of science.
The wonderful thing is, imagination is universal all over the world, no matter what the language is.
There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers; we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which we do not actually witness.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Preschool children are virtuosos of imagination.
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
Be bored and see where it takes you, because the imagination's dusty wilderness is worth crossing if you want to sculpt your soul.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
I'm half living my life between reality and fantasy at all times.
He, who's not scared, has no imagination.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
The imagination is a muscle. If it is not exercised, it atrophies.
Book hangover: Inability to start a new book, because you're still living in the last book's world.
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.

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