Quotes on imagination


Each time we re-read a book we get more out of it because we put more into it a different person is reading it, and therefore it is a different book.

~ Muriel Clark

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

~ Harry S Truman

To find a fault is easy to do better may be difficult.

~ Plutarch

It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.

~ Roger Babson

When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

~ Samuel Johnson

Immature poets imitate mature poets steal.

~ T. S. Eliot

Of ex-President Eisenhower at the Republican convention of 1964 Reading a speech with his usual sense of discovery.

~ Gore Vidal

Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art.

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.)

~ George Will

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

~ Johann von Goethe

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