Hot Air Balloon Illusion

Ghost illusion from within a hot air balloon

Hot Air Balloon Festival - Gatineau, Quebec (2004)





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A pigment of your imagination - Archie Bunker

Imagination means nothing without doing. - Charlie Chaplin

A strong imagination begetteth opportunity. - Michel de Montaigne

The human race is governed by its imagination. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth. - Maxime Lagace

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey

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

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

My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy. - Claes Oldenburg

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

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

With a treehouse and a little imagination, we can go anywhere. - Unknown

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

Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

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

Our separation from each other is an optical illusion of consciousness. - Albert Einstein

Design is about discipline and reality, not about fantasy beyond reality. - Albert Hadley

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

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

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

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

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

Stop setting goals. Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them. - Stephen Covey

The fantasy of every Australian man is to have two women - one cleaning and the other dusting. - Maurenn Murphy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The mathematician is entirely free, within the limits of the imagination, to construct what worlds he pleases. - J.W.N. Sullivan

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

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

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

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. - Edmund Burke

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

Fantasy has a dark side to it. It also has a light hemisphere - the power of the human imagination to keep going, to imagine a better tomorrow. - Tim O'Brien

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-2020