The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.
- Carl Jung
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If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it you have to see what you can get out of it: mood back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character I think.
- Miranda Otto
On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer.
- Bobby Seale
Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
- Mason Cooley
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West
Anyone who said he wasn't afraid during the civil rights movement was either a liar or without imagination. I was scared all the time. My hands didn't shake but inside I was shaking.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.
I always know exactly where my stories take place, which gives me something certain so I can use my imagination for the other stuff. I worry though, who wants to keep reading stories about Kalamazoo?
- Bonnie Jo Campbell
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
- Jimi Hendrix
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.
- Janet Frame