Quotes by imagining

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  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
  • Rabbi Ben Azai
    Rabbi Ben Azai
    A distinguished tanna of the first third of the 2nd century
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    In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool.
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
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    Doing is a quantum leap from imagining. Thinking about swimming isn't much like actually getting in the water. Actually getting in the water can take your breath away. The defense force inside of us wants us to be cautious, to stay away from anything as intense as a new kind of action. Its job is to protect us, and it categorically avoids anything resembling danger. But it's often wrong. Anything worth doing is worth doing too soon.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Google's founders have had a good eye for imagining what technologies will be significant in the near future. No one asked Google to develop self-driving cars, but it helped them with street views for Google Maps.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Humans are good, she knew, at discerning subtle patterns that are really there, but equally so at imagining them when they are altogether absent.
    Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 3
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    I am a writer. Imagining what someone would say or do comes to me as naturally as breathing.
    Source: The Year of Magical Thinking (2007) 169
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
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    I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.
  • John Irving
    John Irving
    American-Canadian novelist and screenwriter 1942-
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    Imagining something is better than remembering something.
    Source: The World According To Garp (2012)
  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    Imagining what it is like to be someone other than yourself is at the core of our humanity. It is the essence of compassion, and it is the beginning of morality.
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
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    Man is an imagining being.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Many deceive themselves, imagining they'll find happiness in change.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility.
  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
  • George Steiner
    George Steiner
    French-born American Critic, Novelist 1929-
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    Pornographers subvert this last, vital privacy; they do our imagining for us. They take away the words that were of the night and shout them over the roof-tops, making them hollow.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind.
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