Reality and Imagination

"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Your imagination, my dear fellow, is worth more than you imagine."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not hard to live through a day, if you can live through a moment. What creates despair is the imagination, which pretends there is a future, and insists on predicting millions of moments, thousands of days, and so drains you that you cannot live the moment at hand. "


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There's a 50 percent chance of anything - either it happens or it doesn't."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Knowledge is consciousness of reality. Reality is the sum of the laws that govern nature and of the causes from which they flow."

Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)
Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"[Statistics] Fiction in its most uninteresting form."

Evan Esar
Evan Esar "Esar's Comic Dictionary"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are not human beings trying to be spiritual. We are spiritual beings trying to be human."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A thousand probabilities does not make one fact."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Spirituality is basically our relationship with reality."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Images are nearer reality than cold definitions."

Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)
Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Become the change you want to see."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The imagination is one of the forces of nature."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us."


Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Poetry is the deification of reality."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"This world is but canvas to our imaginations."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"My first line of defense against reality is called sleep."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't; and a sense of humour to console him for what he is."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Reality is for people who lack imagination."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Love is when you don't want to go to sleep because reality is better than a dream."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Imagination is intelligence having fun."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Reality is that part of the imagination we all agree on."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Imagination is not an empirical or superadded power of consciousness, it is the whole of consciousness as it realizes its freedom."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "Imagination: A Psychological Critique"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All fantasy should have a solid base in reality."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!"

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach."

Carl Gustav Jung
Carl Gustav Jung "The Meaning of Psychology for Modern Man"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Father Brown Mystery Series"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The truly great writer does not want to write. He wants the world to be a place in which he can live the life of the imagination."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reality is a poor substitute for my dreams."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)