Every frog must know its pond.
— Bulgarian proverbs

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Carl Jung origins quote

What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?
— Henry David Thoreau

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
— Charles Darwin

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
— origins quotation by Francisco de Goya