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Illusions quotes (42)

Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard Are sweeter.
John Keats   Category: Illusions

The faculty of imagination is both the rudder and the bridle of the senses.
Leonardo da Vinci   Category: Illusions

The first of our senses which we should take care never to let rust through disuse is that sixth sense the imagination. I mean the wide-open eye which leads us to see truth more vividly to apprehend more broadly to concern ourselves more deeply to be all our life long sensitive and awake to the powers and responsibilities given to us as human beings.
Christopher Fry   Category: Illusions

The lunatic the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact.
William Shakespeare   Category: Illusions

To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas Alva Edison   Category: Illusions

Your imagination is your world.
Unknown   Category: Illusions

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   Category: Illusions

What is now proved was once only imagind.
William Blake   Category: Illusions

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we to play of imagination is incalculable.
Carl Gustav Jung   Category: Illusions

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
Woody Allen   Category: Illusions

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality and instead of thinking how things may be to see them as they are.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Illusions

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey   Category: Illusions

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Aesop   Category: Illusions

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet. Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Joseph Joubert   Category: Illusions

Reason can answer questions but imagination has to ask them.
Ralph N. Gerard   Category: Illusions

Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match.
Ingrid Bengis   Category: Illusions

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall   Category: Illusions

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource adding color and suspense to all our life.
Daniel J. Boorstin   Category: Illusions

Reality is merely an illusion although a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein   Category: Illusions

No one feels anothers grief no one understands anothers joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.
Franz Peter Schubert   Category: Illusions

Truth is too simple for us: we do not like those who unmask our illusions.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Illusions

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken   Category: Illusions

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Francois Voltaire   Category: Illusions

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty justice and happiness which is everything in this world.
Blaise Pascal   Category: Illusions

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Illusions

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion if we want to be happy
Cyril Connolly   Category: Illusions

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach   Category: Illusions

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
Anatole France   Category: Illusions

Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
William Somerset Maugham   Category: Illusions

The Possibles slow fuse is lit By the Imagination.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Illusions

Conceal a flaw and the world will imagine the worst
Marcus Valerius Martialis   Category: Illusions

So you see imagination needs moodlinglong inefficient happy idling dawdling and puttering.
Brenda Ueland   Category: Illusions

Live out of your imagination not your history.
Stephen R. Covey   Category: Illusions

Imagination rules the world.
Napoleon Bonaparte   Category: Illusions

There are two worlds; the world that we can measure with line and rule and the world that we feel with our hearts And imaginations.
James Henry Leigh Hunt   Category: Illusions

Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Pearl S. Buck   Category: Illusions

The entrepreneur is essentially a visualizer and an actualizer. He can visualize something and when he visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen.
Robert Schwartz   Category: Illusions

Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination; do not become the slave of your model.
Vincent van Gogh   Category: Illusions

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. Ketterling   Category: Illusions

Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all.
Franklin Pierce Adams   Category: Illusions

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde   Category: Illusions

IMAGINATION n. A warehouse of facts with poet and liar in joint ownership.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Illusions