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

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

Inflation: everyone's illusion of wealth - Unknown

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality. - Seneca

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. - H L Mencken

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

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

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. - Miguel de Unamuno

Liberty: One of Imagination's most previous possessions. - Ambrose Bierce

I'm capable of anything, my imagination can give me wings. - Nas

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

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

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

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. - John Dewey

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

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

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

Such a figure, that imagination cannot form an idea of a fury from hell, to look more frightful. - Charles Johnson

Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. - Criss Jami

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

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

I think Nature's imagination is so much greater than man's, she's never gonna let us relax! - Richard P Feynman

I like grey characters; fantasy for too long has been focused on very stereotypical heroes and villains. - George R.R. Martin

Dreams or illusions, call them what you will, they lift us from the commonplace of life to better things. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

May you keep dreaming until the day you die. May imagination overtake memory. May you die young at a ripe old age. - Mark Batterson

I'm always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. - Gunter Grass

Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself. - Margaret Atwood

Edgy is fine - I'm not a prude by any stretch of the imagination - but what's wrong with a good ol' belly laugh? - Carol Burnett

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

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

Stretching the capabilities of my imagination is a crucial aspect of writing fiction; you could think of it as a mental form of athleticism. - Julia Glass

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever. - Noam Chomsky


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29-May-2022