Imagination: (fantasy...creativity...creative... )

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better. --- John Updike

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. --- George Lois

Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal. --- Maxwell Maltz

Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separateness - the false sense of isolation that exists only in your imagination. --- Jeraldine Saunders

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. --- Franklin D Roosevelt 1882

If you don't follow through on your creative ideas, someone else will pick them up and use them. When you get an idea of this sort, you should jump in with both feet, not just stick your toe in the water… Be daring, be fearless, and don't be afraid that somebody is going to criticize you or laugh at you. If your ego is not involved no-one can hurt you. --- Guru Rhh

Imagination is more important than knowledge. --- Albert Einstein 1879

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. --- Albert Einstein 1879

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension. --- Oliver Wendell Holmes 1841

My personal trials have taught me the value of unmerited suffering. As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways that I could respond to my situation: either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. --- Martin Luther King, Jr 1929

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors. --- W Eugene Smith

Questions are the creative acts of intelligence. --- Frank Kingdon

Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental counduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going. --- Laurence J. Peter

This world is but canvas to our imaginations --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

What is now proved was once only imagin'd. --- William Blake 1757

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microspically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap. --- Cynthia Heimel

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. --- Albert Einstein 1879

Your time may be limited, but your imagination is not. --- Anon xxxx

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