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First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be.
Peter Zarlenga
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Maxwell Maltz
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
Maxwell Maltz
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The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there.
Gene Brown
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There is a constant in the average American imagination and taste, for which the past must be preserved and celebrated in full-scale authentic copy; a philosophy of immortality as duplication. It dominates the relation with the self, with the past, not infrequently with the present, always with History and, even, with the European tradition.
Umberto Eco
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But he was not kidnapped. ... It's in his imagination. He creates his own world and he believes it is reality.
Gerard Latortue
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
Mao Tse-Tung
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The creative universe begins with its essentiality, and, whatever path the imagination takes, ends with its purity. . . . I love the T-shirt as an anti-status symbol, putting rich and poor on the same level in a sheath of white cotton that cancels the distinctions of caste.
Giorgio Armani
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Charles Kettering
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 Kettering
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Wallace Stevens
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
Wallace Stevens
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Clive Barker
My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that.
Clive Barker
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I was very lucky that we were able to create something that stimulated the imagination of young people,
George Lucas
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People can die of mere imagination.
Geoffrey Chaucer
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It is more than likely that the brain itself is, in origin and development, only a sort of great clot of genital fluid held in suspense or reserved. This hypothesis would explain the enormous content of the brain as a maker or presenter of images.
Ezra Pound
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I can't comprehend it, it's something beyond imagination.
Shaul Goldstein
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is the imagination? Only an arm or weapon of the interior energy; only the precursor of the reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The moon develops the imagination, as chemicals develop photographic images.
Sheila Ballantyne
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William Maugham
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
William Maugham
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By no stretch of the imagination am I going to tell you that I've solved all the problems of the community in terms of integrating and in lashing it up, ... But we've made an enormous amount of progress.
George Tenet
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Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
Shirley Hazzard
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Imagination is as good as many voyages -- and how much cheaper.
George Curtis
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That was a wonderful void to let imagination work.
Geraldine Brooks
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It doesn't take too much imagination to envision the results of economic and political pressure to sell more land.
Gary Coleman
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagination is not a talent of some people but is the health of everyone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Imagination without study is the self-indulgence of the intellect.
David Lindsay
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Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
Dr. Anthony
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Samuel Coleridge,
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Coleridge,
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The now legendary Fonda photo shows her with diminutive Vietnamese women examining an antiaircraft weapon, implying in the rightist imagination that she relished the thought of killing those American pilots innocently flying overhead.
Tom Hayden
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Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
Tom Stoppard
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I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.
Duane Michals
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