"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all."
"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."
"I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally."
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere."
"Trust that little voice in your head that says "Wouldn't it be interesting if.."; And then do it."
"I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see."
"There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."
"Some stories are true that never happened."
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
"The possible's slow fuse is lit, by the Imagination."
"They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea."
"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."
"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
"Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures."
"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."
"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."
"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards."
"Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity."
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