Imagination And Play Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 63 Quotes About Imagination And Play

#1. When my turn on the program comes, I am not nervous at all - because all this is happening out of time, out of space. I am, for a moment, a figure of my own fantasy, and I play my appointed role as if I were in the movies. - Author: Eva Hoffman
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#2. An essay is a thing of the imagination. If there is information in an essay, it is by-the-by, and if there is an opinion, one need not trust it for the long run. A genuine essay rarely has an educational, polemical, or sociopolitical use; it is the movement of a free mind at play. - Author: Cynthia Ozick
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#3. You can con God and get away with it, Granny said, if you do so with charm and wit. If you live your life with imagination and verve, God will play along just to see what outrageously entertaining thing you'll do next. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#4. I cannot face with comfort the idea of life without work; work and the free play of the imagination are for me the same thing, I take no pleasure in anything else. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#5. It is wonderful what tricks our dreams play us, and how conveniently we can imagine. - Author: Bram Stoker
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#6. These games create a space for us to play together and connect with our joy; they also develop imagination, confidence, critical thinking, trust, connection and understanding within groups - Author: Hannah Fox
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#7. Character halts without aid of the imagination, which our classes in Shakespeare and Browning, music and drawing, recognize not only as amusement and by-play of the mind, but a co-ordinate power. Its work is unhappily styled fiction; for to idealize is to realize. - Author: C. A. Bartol
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#8. Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction. - Author: Yann Martel
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#9. English is really free for me; there's no limits to the music and the imagination. And French, it's just I live in Paris, and it's really a poetic language where you can really play with words. - Author: Yael Naim
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#10. The arts of speech are rhetoric and poetry. Rhetoric is the art of transacting a serious business of the understanding as if it were a free play of the imagination; poetry that of conducting a free play of the imagination as if it were a serious business of the understanding. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#11. Finding the medium that excites your imagination, that you love to play with and work in, is an important step to freeing your creative energies. - Author: Ken Robinson
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#12. Visualization - it's been huge for me. Your mind doesn't know the difference between imagination and reality. You can't always practice perfectly - my fingers will play a little bit out of tune, or my dance moves might not be as sharp - but in my mind, I can practice perfectly. - Author: Lindsey Stirling
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#13. I always knew Fitz would wind up writing; although I figured he'd be a poet or a storyteller. He would play with language the way other children played with stones and twigs, building structures for the rest of us to decorate with our imagination. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#14. I'd love to play more challenging roles, characters that would stretch my comfort zone and imagination. - Author: Isabelle Fuhrman
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#15. The arts open your heart and mind to possibilities that are limitless. They are pathways that touch upon our brains and emotions and bring sustenance to imagination. Human beings' greatest form of communication, they walk in tandem with science and play, and best describe what it is to be human. - Author: Jacques D'Amboise
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#16. A poet is not an inventor. A poet is a player that plays with words on the field of human imagination to excite a reader's mind with the colors of emotion. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#17. What is erotic? The acrobatic play of the imagination. The sea of memories in which we bathe. The way we caress and worship things with our eyes. Our willingness to be stirred by the sight of the voluptuous. What is erotic is our passion for the liveliness of life. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#18. No two dramatists think or write alike. Ten thousand playwrights can take the same premise, as they have done since Shakespeare, and not one play will resemble the other except in the premise. Your knowledge, your understanding of human nature, and your imagination will take care of that. - Author: Lajos Egri
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#19. Maybe God is the ultimate bully who teases us with life, then pulls it out of reach. Maybe there's nothing I can do but let life curl up and disappear like an old photograph.
Or maybe I can get it back. Maybe imagination gets it back. Perhaps play lets it breath again. - Author: Alan Alda
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#20. I was not so sure, but Jem told me I was being a girl, that girls always imagined things, that's why other people hated them so, and if I started behaving like one I could just go off and find some to play with. - Author: Harper Lee
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#21. Children have deep devotion to life and this devotion is beautifully expressed through the free play. Objects of play should be as simple as possible, to allow the power of imagination to flourish. Buying 'perfect', expensive toys, rob the children of an ability to see beauty in a stone or a shell. - Author: Natasa Nuit Pantovic
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#22. Erotic intelligence stretches far beyond a repertoire of sexual techniques. It is an intelligence that celebrates curiosity and play, the power of the imagination, and our infinite fascination with what is hidden and mysterious. - Author: Esther Perel
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#23. Growing up, my mom made us this amazing thing called The Mack Theatrical Wardrobe. It was a massive trunk filled with everything that you'd want as a kid if you were into imagination and play. - Author: Allison Mack
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#24. The difference between play and what is regarded as serious employment should be not a difference between the presence and absence of imagination, but a difference in the materials with which imagination is occupied. - Author: John Dewey
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#25. Doing 'White Collar,' quite often my character goes undercover, so therein lies the compounding of the imagination. I get to play Peter Burke and then someone else when Peter Burke goes undercover. - Author: Tim DeKay
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#26. Even our recreation was scheduled. There was no time to look for birds or wander into the nearby woods. We were put into teams and sent into violent pursuit of a helpless ball. - Author: Gloria Whelan
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#27. Let's be clear - for people like me, who are obsessed with story and for whom words are their medium, writing is the best job possible. I work hard, but I earn more than the national average wage while I play with my imagination, and for me, that's a dream. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#28. Speculators get a bad rap. In the popular imagination they're greedy, heedless, and amoral, adept at price manipulations and dirty tricks. In reality, they often play a key role in making markets run smoothly. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#29. You can keep your mind open and use your imagination and be creative even when you're older. For kids, I definitely think keeping your mind open and using your imagination and being able to play pretend and that it's okay. - Author: AnnaSophia Robb
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#30. I mean, it's fine when you're a kid and someone runs into the playground and goes, 'I've got this great game of pretend,' and you play ... As an actor, getting to play, getting to use your imagination and be childish - it is weird but it's wonderful. - Author: Max Irons
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#31. I'd teach them to read and to dream and to look at the stars and wonder. I'd teach them the value of imagination. I'd teach them to play every bit as hard as they worked. And I'd teach them that all the brains in the world can't compensate for love. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#32. I wish I could hold the play (Romeo and Juliet) in my hands right now. I want to read it. I want to know that someone else has felt what I feel, even if that person never existed outside one man's imagination. - Author: Kitty Thomas
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#33. Shakespeare is a drunken savage with some imagination whose plays please only in London and Canada. - Author: Voltaire
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#34. I think it's fun to play with worlds that you can add a lot of your own imagination to. With 'True Blood,' you're not limited by anything, there are just leaps and bounds of the imagination you can take with these characters. - Author: Deborah Ann Woll
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#35. I made a tape recording of a bridge collapsing and I wanted to play it suddenly and very loudly when people were walking over a big bridge in Belgrade. The council forbid it. Their imagination is tiny; mine is big. I want always to shake everything up. - Author: Marina Abramovic
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#36. Perhaps Ali's most significant talent with the ability to transport people past thoughts and words to a world of feeling and play. - Author: Davis Miller
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#37. Reading a book, watching a movie, going to a play, it's transporting, and very, very exciting. And to be a part of that, creating things with your imagination, whoa. - Author: Steve Carell
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#38. All the higher grades of science, imagination and intuition play an increasingly important role over and above intellect and its capacity for application. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#39. I know kids who say they have nothing to do and then go plop themselves down in front of the television to watch a movie or play Nintendo or Xbox. I think there is nothing better for killing creativity and imagination. - Author: Alexandra Adornetto
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#40. Imagination begins when it' s raining too hard to go out and play and you become really absorbed in something you would never have thought of doing had the sun come out as usual. In which case, thank God for the rain. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#41. One thinks of toys and play as an area of great novelty and potentiality where all sorts of responses can be developed. The fact that adults are allowing their imaginations to have activity through toy kinds of objects is a further reflection of the belief in the imagination of the adult mind. - Author: Brian Sutton-Smith
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#42. I want to be on the screen, I want to play dress up every day, I want be different people, I want to have fun, and I want to use my imagination. - Author: Skyler Samuels
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#43. Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
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#44. Don't let negative pictures play on the movie screen of your mind. You are the director and the audience. You are in charge. Take the remote control. Change the channel. If you let your imagination run wild, let it run wild in a positive direction. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#45. Our imagination is God's ingenious gift that hands us the privilege of romping and playing in realities that we can't see only because we've yet to create them. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#46. I spend a lot of time practicing active imagination before I go to sleep. What I'm feeling will manifest as images through active imagination. And then I go to sleep, and those play out even more in my dreams. - Author: Jeff Mangum
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#47. All good art has contained both abstract and surrealist elements, just as it has contained both classical and romantic elements - order and surprise, intellect and imagination, conscious and unconscious. BOTH SIDES of the artist's personality must play their part. - Author: Henry Moore
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#48. Nothing is more important than creative play through imagination.
Never stop playing, and never stop imagining! - Author: Carmela Dutra
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#49. Imagination is tapping into the subconscious in a form of open play. That is why art or music therapy, which encourages a person to take up brushes and paint or an instrument, and just express themselves, is so powerful. - Author: Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
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#50. Half the fun is getting to play dress-up and imagine what it's like to be this other person. If you're not excited about a part where you get to use your imagination, then what's the point in doing it? It'll be just another job. Also, Director Michael Pressman and I see eye-to-eye with Marie. - Author: Zoe Kazan
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#51. Children play from the library of their imagination and it feels real to them. - Author: S. E. Entsua-Mensah
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#52. Imagination plays too important a role in the writing of history, and what is imagination but the projection of the author's personality. - Author: Pieter Geyl
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#53. I've always been introverted and so from a very young age I would play different scenarios in my head and let my imagination run free. - Author: Matthew Carter
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#54. Creativity and the world of the imagination - the beauty of what we see as a child and the kind of play that we experience as a child - can be a way for us to survive tough times. - Author: Diane Paulus
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#55. Virtual worlds are places of imagination that encompass practices of play, performance, creativity and ritual. - Author: Tom Boellstorff
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#56. Imagination which comes into play in falling in love is different from any other. Certainly in my case, and I've fallen in love all my life, one imagines the person to be as you want them to be. They frequently turn out to be someone different, for better or worse. - Author: Mary Wesley
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#57. Art originates in play - in improvisation, experiment, and fantasy; it remains forever, in its deepest instincts, playful and spontaneous, an exercise of the imagination analogous to the exercising of the physical body to no purpose other than ecstatic release. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#58. You've captured my flag but I captured your imagination. It's true you regulate what I grow, regulate what i know, and to pray or to play I got to pay you a fee, pero we both know that you wish you could dance like me. - Author: Vincent Torres
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#59. Our hearts and imaginations need to dance and play if we are to live awake - Author: Jaeda DeWalt
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#60. In my early life my mother tried to create a nurturing environment in which my mind could play. Her big rule was "Never lose in your imagination." She told me that thoughts were things and that I would become the thing I thought of most. This kind of empowerment is crucial to creative thinking. - Author: Joey Reiman
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#61. As a child I would play with such imagination that the 'real' world was never real at all. It was full of mystery, adventure and possibility. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#62. In an era of parental paranoia, lawsuit mania and testing frenzy, we are failing to inspire our children's curiosity, creativity, and imagination. We are denying them opportunities to tinker, discover, and explore - in short, to play. - Author: Darell Hammond
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#63. I have never looked for dream in reality or reality in dream. I have allowed my imagination free play, and I have not been led astray by it. - Author: Gustave Moreau
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