Quotes about Thinking

"Everything you can imagine is real."

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish-born painter, draughtsman, and sculptor who lived most of his adult life in France. He is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work.


"There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen."

Seán Proinsias Ó Faoláin (22 February 1900 – 20 April 1991) was an Irish short story writer.


"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly."

Lauren Bacall, born Betty Joan Perske (September 16, 1924) is an American film and stage actress and model, known for her husky voice and sultry looks.


"The great successful men of the world have used their imagination.. they think ahead and create their fantasy mental picture in all it details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steady building- steadily building."

Robert Collier (April 19, 1885 – 1950) was an author of self help, and New Thought metaphysical books in the 20th century.


"The key to life is imagination. If you don't have that, no matter what you have, it is meaningless. If you do have imagination...you can make feast of straw."

Jane Stanton Hitchcock (1946) novelist.


"It's time to start living the life you've imagined."

Henry James (April 15, 1843 – February 28, 1916) was an American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.


"Imagination is the eye of the soul."

Joseph Joubert (7 May 1754 in Montignac, Périgord – 4 May 1824 in Ville) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously.


"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."

Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 24 or November 25, 1958) was an American inventor and the holder of 140 patents. He was a founder of Delco, and was head of research for General Motors for 27 years from 1920 to 1947. Among his most widely used automotive inventions were the electrical starting motor and leaded gasoline.


"Reality is but a poor excuse for not having an imagination."

Melissa Mayer (-)


"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".