Quotes: imagined

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  • Sidney Madwed
    Sidney Madwed
    American business consultant, lyricist and author
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    Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
  • Alice Hoffman
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    All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are.
  • David Malouf
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    All the things we achieve are things we have first of all imagined.
    Source: An Imaginary Life
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it or because it is traditional, or because you yourselves have imagined it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
  • Leo Rosten
    Leo Rosten
    Polish-American scientist 1908-1997
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    Courage is the capacity to confirm what can be imagined.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Enough had been thought, and said, and felt, and imagined. It was about time that something should be done.
    Source: Surprised by Joy (1955)
  • A. R. Ammons
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    Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    Frigidity is desire imagined by a woman who doesn't desire the man offering himself to her. It's the desire of a woman for a man who hasn't yet come to her, whom she doesn't yet know. She's faithful to this stranger even before she belongs to him. Frigidity is the non-desire for whatever is not him.
  • Ken Keyes Jr
    Ken Keyes Jr
    American personal growth author and lecturer, 1921-1995
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    I always remember that I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now, unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future.
  • Alice Hoffman
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    I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real?
  • Philip Guedalla
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    I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
  • I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
  • Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Argentijns writer 1899-1986
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    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    I have wanted to fly into space for many years, but never imagined it would really be feasible.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
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