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To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions.
Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.
You cannot depend on your judgments when your imagination is out of focus.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the as if technique.
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.
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.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
What is now proved was only once imagined.
When you stop having dreams and ideals -- well, you might as well stop altogether.
I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.
I do not know how to distinguish between our waking life and a dream. Are we not always living the life that we imagine we are?
The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.
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.
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our life.
You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrate to some stroke of the imagination.
The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose before action is initiated.
See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.

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