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Letter "I" » imaginative
«Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.»
Author: Cecil Beaton
, Dare to Be Different
, in ordinary
, The Creatures
, the play
«Jesus of Nazareth could have chosen simply to express Himself in moral precepts; but like a great poet He chose the form of the parable, wonderful short stories that entertained and clothed the moral precept in an eternal form. It is not sufficient to catch man's mind, you must also catch the imaginative faculties of his mind.»
Author: Dudley Nichols
, Jesus of Nazareth
, short stories
, short story
, The short story
«It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true»
«Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.»
«A person of mature years and ripe development, who is expecting nothing from literature but the corroboration and renewal of past ideas, may find satisfaction in a lucidity so complete as to occasion no imaginative excitement, but young and ambitious students are not content with it. They seek the excitement because they are capable of the growth that it accompanies.»
«It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.»
«Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.»
«Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.»
«God is only a great imaginative experience.»
«A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepte»