Imagination Quotes

imagination quotes

Here’s several quotes on the topic of Imagination.

1. Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! -Dr. Seuss

2. Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘wouldn’t it be interesting if….’ And then do it. -Duane Michals

3. I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. -Pable Picasso

4. You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. -Mark Twain

5. The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man. -Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

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

7. Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun. -George Scialabba

8. It is not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. -Henry David Thoreau

9. Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training. -Anna Freud

10.I believe in imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see. -Duane Michals

11. Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. -Albert Gyorgyi

12. To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. -George Kneller

13. Really we create nothing. We merely plagiarize nature. -Jean Baitaillon

14. They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. -Edgar Allan Poe

15. The Possible’s slow fuse is lit by the imagination. -Emily Dickinson

16. If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it. -William A. Ward

17. The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope. -Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

18. When you see a thing clearly in your mind, your creative “success mechanism” within you takes over and does the job much better than you could do it by conscious effort or “willpower.” -Maxwell Maltz

19. We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions. -Thomas Troward

20. If you clearly and vividly IMAGINE yourself in the first person doing, being, having the things and qualities you truly want…then you will be using positive imagination to begin a change to fulfilling that image. -Unknown

21. The way we imagine ourselves to appear to another person is an essential element in our conception of ourselves. In other words, I am not what I think I am, and I am not what you think I am. I am what I think you think I am. -Robert Bierstedt

22. The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer. -Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

23. When you think something, you think in pictures. You don’t think a thought in words. You think a picture that expresses your thought. Working with this picture will produce it into your experience. -Grace Speare

24. Your imagination has much to do with your life…. It is for you to decide how you want your imagination to serve you. -Philip Conley

25. Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself. -Maxwell Maltz

26. The imagination equips us to perceive reality when it is not fully materialized. -Mary Caroline Richards

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

28. Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye and you will be drawn toward it. Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be. -Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969)

29. We have been endowed with the capacity and the power to create desirable pictures within and to find them automatically in the outer world of our environment. -John McDonald

30. 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 (1856-1950)

31. Our minds become magnetized with the dominating thoughts we hold in our minds and these magnets attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts. -Napoleon Hill

32. Peak performers develop powerful mental images of the behavior that will lead to the desired results. They see in their mind’s eye the result they want, and the actions leading to it. -Charles A. Garfield

33. My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened. -Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

34. Your imaginings can have as much power over you as your reality, or even more. -Charles T. Tart

35. Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions. -Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

36. The future is simply infinite possibility waiting to happen. What it waits on is human imagination to crystallize its possibility. -Leland Kaiser

37. The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. -Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

38. 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

39. 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

40. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money. -George Weiss Rainbow

41. My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. -John Keats (1795-1821)

42. Everything you can imagine is real. -Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

43. Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities. -Robert H. Schuller

Hope you liked these imagination quotes!  Please let me know you guys all still exist…please leave a comment here and say which quotation(s) you liked the most.

1.Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! -Dr. Seuss

2.Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘wouldn’t it be interesting if….’ And then do it.- Duane Michals

3.I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.- Pable Picasso

4.You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.- Mark Twain

5.Do not expect anything original from an echo.- Anything

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

7.Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.- George Scialabba

8.It is not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.- Henry David Thoreau

9.Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.- Anna Freud

10.I believe in imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.- Duane Michals

11.Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.- Albert Gyorgyi

12.To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.- George Kneller

13.Really we create nothing. We merely plagiarize nature.- Jean Baitaillon

14.They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.- Edgar Allan Poe

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15.The Possible’s slow fuse is lit by the imagination.- Emily Dickinson

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  1. One stood out big time Shawn: It is not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. Cheers

  2. re# 14 – that is so true – i can get so much more out of day dreams because they linger on, whereas the night dreams i rarely remember!

  3. 1. Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! -Dr. Seuss

    2. Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘wouldn’t it be interesting if….’ And then do it. -Duane Michals

    3. I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. -Pable Picasso

    8. It is not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. -Henry David Thoreau

    11. Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. -Albert Gyorgyi

    14. They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. -Edgar Allan Poe