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Everyone needs a fantasy. - Andy Warhol

Imagination rules the world. - Napoleon

You have to hold onto your fantasy. - Betsey Johnson

Imagination means nothing without doing. - Charlie Chaplin

The man with no imagination has no wings. - Muhammad Ali

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

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

I've always enjoyed living in a fantasy world, daydreaming. - James Duval

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

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

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

A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last. - Helen Rowland

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. - Seneca

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

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

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. - William Arthur Ward

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

Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss

There's a big overlap with the people you meet at the fantasy and science fiction cons. - Fred Saberhagen

It's amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw. - Damien Hirst

I married your mother because I wanted children.
Imagine my disappointment when you came along. - Groucho Marx

Imagine a place where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude every day. - Stephen C. Lundin

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

The illusion that the times that were are better than those that are has probably pervaded all ages. - Horace Greeley

I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation. - W Somerset Maugham

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. - John Keats

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

What your mind sees when you close your eyes marks the entrance to an endless universe: your imagination. - Stephen Helmes

If the universe is bigger and stranger than I can imagine, it's best to meet it with an empty bladder. - John Scalzi

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

Imagine if you succeeded in making the world perfect for your children what a shock the rest of life would be for them. - Joyce Maynard

The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy. - Lionel Trilling

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

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die. - W H Auden

Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes. - Tommy Douglas

You will recognize your own path when you come upon it because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. - Sara Teasdale

Running! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't imagine what it might be. - Joyce Carol Oates

Among creatures born into chaos, a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane. - Robert Brault

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable. - Carl Jung

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