Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.— Mae Jemison
Uplifting Creative Imagination quotations
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
The power of imagination is the ultimate creative power.
. no doubt about that. While knowledge defines all we currently know and understand.. imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions
I think that sometimes almost the bigger tragedy in a weird way is all of the future imagined creative projects that could have happened that didn't. I feel the same way about lots of brilliant people who die young, kind of senselessly especially.
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Children see magic because they look for it.
For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
When I close my eyes, my imagination roams free.
In the same way I want to create spaces for video art that rethink the very nature of the medium itself. I want to discover new ways of configuring the world, both the world outside and the world within
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
MARVEL IS A CORNUCOPIA OF FANTASY, A WILD IDEA , A SWASHBUCKLING ATTITUDE , AN ESCAPE FROM THE HUMDRUM AND PROSAIC. IT'S A SERENDIPITOUS FEAST FOR THE MIND, THE EYE , AND THE IMAGINATION, A LITERATE CELEBRATION OF UNBRIDLED CREATIVITY, COUPLED WITH A TOUCH OF REBELLION AND AN INSOLENT DESIRE TO SPIT IN THE EYE OF THE DRAGON.
Your reactions, whether positive or negative, are creative of future circumstances. In your imagination, you can hear words congratulating you on getting a wonderful new job. That imaginal act now goes forward and you will encounter this pleasant experience in the future.
In the longer run and for wide-reaching issues, more creative solutions tend to come from imaginative interdisciplinary collaboration.
Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.
Happiness is a continuous creative activity of imaginatively comparing your experiences to things that aren't as good and thereby feeling happy and grateful.
Creativity can solve almost any problem.
It is at least worth arguing that there is a modicum of the creative novelist in all of us, and that this absorption with how men get out of difficulties, single-handedly and alone if possible, is the stuff of which we weave the warp and woof of our own better dramatic imaginings.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.
A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.
If young people had love, hope, true education, the arts, full and meaningful lives they won’t join gangs. My life since living the gang and drugs has been directed to making positive what it means to be Chicano, human, man, woman, and on how to draw out the imagination and creativity that all people have.
The scientist needs an artistically creative imagination.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Creativity has much to do with experience, observation and imagination, and if any one of those key elements is missing, it doesn't work.
The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person.
When all think alike, then no one is thinking
Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.
All I try to do is portray Indians as we are, in creative ways.
With imagination and poetry. I think a lot of Native American literature is stuck in one idea: sort of spiritual, environmentalist Indians. And I want to portray everyday lives. I think by doing that, by portraying the ordinary lives of Indians, perhaps people learn something new.
For [Richard] Feynman, the essence of the scientific imagination was a powerful and almost painful rule. What scientists create must match reality. It must match what is already known. Scientific creativity is imagination in a straitjacket.
The arts can open the door to the imagination, pushing the envelope of how peace can be created. It takes courage to take this kind of risk, and courage is what we all need to create a better world.
All you need is faith, trust and a little pixie dust.
Artistic creativity is a whirlpool of imagination that swirls in the depths of the mind.
At bottom, textual criticism for virtually all other ancient literature relies on creative conjectures, or imaginative guesses, at reconstructing the wording of the original. Not so with the New Testament.
I don't believe anything I write or say.
I regard belief as a form of brain damage, the death of intelligence, the fracture of creativity, the atrophy of imagination. I have opinions but no Belief System (B.S.)
When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.
Some people like to paint pictures, or do gardening, or build a boat in the basement. Other people get a tremendous pleasure out of the kitchen, because cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
After all, reading is arguably a far more creative and imaginative process than writing; when the reader creates emotion in their head, or the colors of the sky during the setting sun, or the smell of a warm summer's breeze on their face, they should reserve as much praise for themselves as they do for the writer - perhaps more.
The possibilities are endless.
The greatest things in life - truth, creativity, imagination, love, kindness, compassion -are already inside us, and they're all free.
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.
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.
Soul, a particle of God, is blessed with the gift of creative imagination, which finds a solution for every problem.
Organisations with decision-making speed and imagination will thrive as nobody can claim to have a monopoly over creativity.