Imagination quote by L. Frank Baum

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Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to
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"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"

- L. Frank Baum

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L. Frank Baum's quote speaks with the power of creativity and its capability to drive progress. He recommends that it was imagination that enabled mankind to move from the dark ages to its present state of civilization. He likewise highlights the specific examples of Columbus and Franklin, who used their creativities to find America and electrical energy respectively. This quote acts as a suggestion of the value of imagination and its ability to result in excellent discoveries. It motivates us to use our creativities to explore the unidentified and to push the borders of what is possible. Creativity is a powerful tool that can be utilized to create a much better future for mankind.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by L. Frank Baum between May 15, 1856 and May 6, 1919. He/she was a famous Author from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Imagination. The author also have 5 other quotes.

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