Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind it is a way of engaging reality.
Nowadays people’s visual imagination is so much more sophisticated, so much more developed, particularly in young people, that now you can make an image which just slightly suggests something, they can make of it what they will.
Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.
The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
Grant that the true organ with which the beautiful is apprehended is the imagination, and it follows that all arts are likely to affect the feelings indirectly.
I’ve been acting my whole life. I have this huge imagination! I’m a dancer and my mom’s a dance teacher, and I was always performing and entertaining people. I’d go to see live theatre or a movie, and I’d become the main character for a few days afterwards. I loved being somebody new for a temporary amount of time.