Quotes: unimaginative

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    It is only the unimaginative who ever invents. The true artist is known by the use he makes of what he annexes.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    Materialism is decadent and degenerate only if the spirit of the nation has withered and if individual people are so unimaginative that they wallow in it.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
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    The people I really do dislike are the morally unimaginative kind of evolutionary reductionists who, in the name of science, think they can explain everything in terms of our early hominid ancestors or our genes, with their combination of high-handed tone and disregard for history. Such reductive speculation encourages a really empty scientism.
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