Imagination Quotes

I didn't really hear any other music other than what my dad was working on until I was 12. My recollection of hearing other music was that I liked some things that I heard but I always thought, 'Where's the rest of it?' It didn't have the same amount of detail or instrumentation or imagination in the arrangements.
– Dweezil Zappa
I can't satisfy myself with just trying to tie all of my imagination into music, especially when music is not appreciated as an art form as much as it used to be.
– Marilyn Manson
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
– Jonas Salk
Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.
– Marquis de Sade
Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
– Barry Cornwall
Clearly, some creative thinking is badly needed if humans are to have a future beyond Earth. Returning to the Moon may be worthy and attainable, but it fails to capture the public's imagination. What does get people excited is the prospect of a mission to Mars.
– Paul Davies
Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
– William Irwin Thompson
Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
– David Hume
Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
– Edward Abbey
Being an actor means asking people to look at you. I guess I accept that. But it's a profession in which the job is to show another world and other people. You may access it through bits of yourself, and your imagination and experience, but actually, in the end, you're not playing yourself.
– Ralph Fiennes
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.
– James Dean
As a bookish child in Calcutta, I used to thrill to the adventures of bad girls whose pursuit of happiness swept them outside the bounds of social decency. Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina lived large in my imagination. The naughty girls of Hollywood films flirted and knew how to drive.
– Bharati Mukherjee
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
– Edgar Allan Poe