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Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Out of my sight! Thou dost infect my eyes. - William Shakespeare

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

An Irishman's heart is nothing but his imagination. - George Bernard Shaw

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears. - Indian Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. - Ludwig Borne

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - Thomas Edison

I've kissed so many women I can do it with my eyes closed. - Henny Youngman

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

If you want to lead the people, you must first speak to their eyes. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

I always had a fantasy of being a chef, because I like kitchen life. - Geoffrey Rush

It is the starved imagination, not the well-nourished, that is afraid. - E.M. Forster

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. - Oscar Wilde

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

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory's soft figures melt away. - Alexander Pope

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander

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

He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. - Marcel Proust

What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily we do our eyes. - Georg C. Lichtenberg

A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world. - George Santayana

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

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

Open your eyes that you might see that all things are possible through you (with God's help). - Robert A. Schuller

Get thee glass eyes;
And, like a scurvy politician, seem
To see the things thou dost not. - William Shakespeare

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. - Woody Allen

My object in living is to unite
My avocation and my vocation
As my two eyes make one in sight. - Robert Frost

A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate. - Donald Trump

The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes. - Richelle E. Goodrich

When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean. - Lin-Chi

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

I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, 'Where? What?' and turn away. - Christina Rossetti

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

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. - Marilyn Monroe

Every act of perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination. - Gerard M. Edelman

If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you... but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump. - Andrew Vachss

Love easily confuses us because it is always in flux between illusion and substance, between memory and wish, between contentment and need. - Tom Robbins


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25-May-2018