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Illusions quotes (42)
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Aesop 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
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty justice and happiness which is everything in this world.
Blaise Pascal Category: Illusions
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
Woody Allen Category: Illusions
IMAGINATION n. A warehouse of facts with poet and liar in joint ownership.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce 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
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
Truth is too simple for us: we do not like those who unmask our illusions.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Illusions
What is now proved was once only imagind.
William Blake Category: Illusions
Your imagination is your world.
Unknown 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
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
Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall Category: Illusions
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Category: Illusions
Reason can answer questions but imagination has to ask them.
Ralph N. Gerard Category: Illusions
Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Pearl S. Buck Category: Illusions
The Possibles slow fuse is lit By the Imagination.
Emily Dickinson Category: Illusions
The lunatic the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact.
William Shakespeare Category: Illusions
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey Category: Illusions
Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard Are sweeter.
John Keats Category: Illusions
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken Category: Illusions
Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match.
Ingrid Bengis Category: Illusions
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet. Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Joseph Joubert 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
Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination; do not become the slave of your model.
Vincent van Gogh 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
Live out of your imagination not your history.
Stephen R. Covey 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
To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas Alva Edison 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
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
William Somerset Maugham Category: Illusions
Reality is merely an illusion although a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein Category: Illusions
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Francois Voltaire Category: Illusions
So you see imagination needs moodlinglong inefficient happy idling dawdling and puttering.
Brenda Ueland 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
The faculty of imagination is both the rudder and the bridle of the senses.
Leonardo da Vinci 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
Imagination rules the world.
Napoleon Bonaparte Category: Illusions
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde Category: Illusions
To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
Anatole France Category: Illusions
Conceal a flaw and the world will imagine the worst
Marcus Valerius Martialis 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