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Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

What you see is what you get.

Author: Flip Wilson (1933)

Profession: American Actor, Comedian

An idea is salvation by imagination.

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959)

Profession: American Architect

First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be.

Author: Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Blockbuster Videos

The Chinese pianist Liu Chi Kung was imprisoned for seven years during the Cultural Revolution, during which time he had no access to a piano. When he returned to giving concerts again after he was released, his playing was better than ever. Asked how this was possible since he had not practice for seven years, he replied: ''I did practice, every day. I rehearsed every piece I had ever played, note by note, in my mind.''

Author: Bernie Zilbergeld