Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"I believed in myself. I never imagined myself as just an ordinary player"
"I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be"
"I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel"
"I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them"
"Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public"
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty"
"All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers"
"The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible"
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking"
"I imagine that yes is the only living thing"
"I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack"
"I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally"
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere"
"I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant"
"There are no shortcuts in life - only those we imagine"
"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!"
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities"
"Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures"
"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral"
"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library"
"Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything"
"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young"
"Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity"
"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all"
"Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed"
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free"
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"