Quotations About / On: IMAGINATION
Struggle, when imagination does not meet with reality and forget, when imagination does become an imaginary.
(Forget the things which does not meet reality otherwise you will struggle for all the times.)
'Imagination can be a force of politics when it is seen that it is imagination doing the computation'.
(- Nathan Coppedge (The Techne,2014) .)
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
(Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 3 (1944, rev. 1951).)
Imagination has seized power.
(Graffito. Paris '68, ch. 2, Marc Rohan (1988).)
[L'imagination prend le pouvoir.]
To see pictures in the sky, you need many things, imagination above all
Active imaginations are rarer than they seem.
My imaginations are more powerful than the knowledge.
(Anamta Ali Pasha)
An Irishman's heart is nothing but his imagination.
(George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Larry Doyle, in John Bull's Other Island, act 1.)
Memory is imagination pinned down.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
Imagination at wit's end spreads its sad wings.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator, in Ill Seen Ill Said, p. 17, Grove Press (1981).)