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Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough.
There's something magical about a home run. It almost violates the space of the stadium. It's a game of the imagination in some ways. Baseball.
London has always provided the landscape for my imagination. It becomes a character - a living being - within each of my books.
When you gaze at stars and think about planets, the places it takes your imagination are amazing! You look up the sky, and you know the stars have always been here; they were referenced in biblical times and have always been present. They are somewhere up there in the future, and they guide you; they make you feel safe.
Literature is a beautiful way of keeping the imagination alive, of visiting worlds you would never have time to in your day-to-day life. It keeps you abreast of a wider spectrum of human activities.
To put up a show is to face life's injustices with one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people, their imagination.
It's what you don't see that keeps you on the edge of your seat in any kind of film - leave it to the imagination of the viewer.
To them though, not to us, we were just a catalyst for their imagination.
The general effect of viewing 'Jumanji' is thrilling. I was able to see on film a thing that at one point had only existed in my imagination. I got to see the images from my book come alive.
Chris Van Allsburg
A child who has never fantasized about having other parents is seriously lacking in imagination.
Fred G. Gosman
The desire to live in our imagination is driven by this suspicion that we're disembodied sensibilities cobbled into our bodies. That idea has infused most of human thought since the very beginning.
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
Frederick Henry Hedge
A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
Ada Louise Huxtable
The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty of imagination and it's a big problem.
You have to just go with your imagination, where your instinct takes you.
War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination.
I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do what they were most afraid of doing, to widen their horizons of action.
Our imaginations are strong as children. Sometimes they get shoved aside, these imaginations. They get dusty and mildewed with age. The imagination is a muscle that has to be put to use or it shrivels.
Nonfiction is both easier and harder to write than fiction. It's easier because the facts are already laid out before you, and there is already a narrative arc. What makes it harder is that you are not free to use your imagination and creativity to fill in any missing gaps within the story.
The capacity you're thinking of is imagination; without it there can be no understanding, indeed no fiction.
To think, and to feel, constitute the two grand divisions of men of genius - the men of reasoning and the men of imagination.
Predating the Internet and predating videos, you had an active imagination. You would hear sounds and then get mental pictures of what these sounds felt like to you. It engaged you and made you more invested in it. It made you want to get tickets to the show, buy the album, put the poster on the wall. Now it's sensory overload.
Ideas seem to come from everywhere - my life, everything I see, hear, and read, and most of all, from my imagination. I have a lot of imagination.
Three centuries after the appearance of Franklin's 'Courant', it no longer requires a dystopic imagination to wonder who will have the dubious distinction of publishing America's last genuine newspaper. Few believe that newspapers in their current printed form will survive.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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