Hot Air Balloon Illusion

Ghost illusion from within a hot air balloon

Hot Air Balloon Festival - Gatineau, Quebec (2004)





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Everyone needs a fantasy. - Andy Warhol

You have to hold onto your fantasy. - Betsey Johnson

Imagination is intelligence having fun. - George Scialabra

The power of imagination makes us infinite. - John Muir

Before imagination can flow, you must let go. - Unknown

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but imagination. - Immanuel Kant

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the imagination. - Emily Dickinson

The imagination is the secret and marrow of civilization. - Henry Ward Beecher

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish. - Minna Antrim

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy. - Marilyn Monroe

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly. - Morticia Addams

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. - Charles F. Kettering

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. - Catherine the Great

Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. - Walt Disney

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman

Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in. - Truman Capote

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. - Scott Adams

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. - Albert Einstein

Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape. - Terry Pratchett

Cowardice... is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination. - Ernest Hemingway

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. - Ursula K. Le Guin

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

The imagination exercises a powerful influence over every act of sense, thought, reason, over every idea. - Latin Proverb

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. - Plato

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke

A dreamer and a thinker understood the value of imagination. He called his imagination a "holy curiosity." - Albert Einstein

An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible qualities: a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity. - Howard Eves

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Horace Walpole


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20-May-2019