67 Imagination Quotes To Unlock and Empower Your Creativity

Our imagination and our creativity go hand-in-hand. Our level of success is often determinded by the vision we have for the future, and as we imagine and plan out each day, week, month and year.

Through these quotes, it’s my hope that the power of your imagination expands your mind and your level of belief. After all, you were born to play at a higher level.

Best Quotes on Imagination

1. True change takes place in the imagination.

Thomas Moore

2. The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.

Tony Robbins

3. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, and live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

4. Imagination is more important that knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

5. Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem

6. Imagination creates reality.

Richard Wagner

7. Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.

Carl Sagan

8. The imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere.

Terence McKenna

9. Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.

Jamie Paolinetti

10. The world is but a canvas to the imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

11. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.

Jonas Salk

12. Everything you can imagine is real.

Pablo Picasso

13. Imagination is a natural resource. It is not a thing, a process, or a system. It is not a plan, or a strategy, or a process that you can follow or implement. Imagination is a raw material that we can use for whatever we want.

Brian Reich

14. Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

Vincent Van Gogh

15. Wherever you are, whoever you are, whatever you may be following as an occupation, there is room for you to make yourself more useful, and in that manner more productive, by developing and using your ‘imagination’

Napoleon Hill

16. Imagination is a place where all the important answers live.

Joe Meno

17. You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.

Denis Waitley

18. You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.

Robin Williams

19. Our finite minds may feel overwhelmed because God’s grace is more than words can convey or imaginations can conceive.

Tony Cooke

20. But, I nearly forgot you must close your eyes, otherwise…you won’t see anything.

Alice in Wonderland

21. Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Oscar Wilde

22. Only human beings have the power to imagine a future that could be different from the present.

Michael Mayne

23. There are certain half-dreaming moods of mind in which we naturally steal away from noise and glare, and seek some quiet haunt where we may indulge our reveries and build our air castles undisturbed.

Washington Irving

24. Imagination is the possibility maker. It is the home of hope and regret.

Stephen T. Asma

25. Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever.

Walt Disney

26. It’s only your imagination makes it different. But that’s all right, as long as it makes you feel so happy.

Betty Smith

27. Our imagination is the workshop of the mind. This is the place where dreams are born, ideas are nourished, and plans are made.

David DeNotaris

28. Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Lewis Carroll

29. Love what you do and do what you love. Don’t listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.

Ray Bradbury

30. Imagination enlarges vision, stretches the mind, challenges the impossible. Without imagination, thought comes to a halt.

Wilfred Peterson

31. The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Albert Einstein

32. Be free like a child. Let your imagination fly high. You must make it a point to surround yourself with the people who are like that.

Domenico Mazza

33. The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhammad Ali

34. One of the most important ways to boost your results is to imagine how you would feel when your desire manifests.

Louise Stapely

35. You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

36. Our imagination is a very powerful tool. It’s something that can help us achieve great things, even if it’s just in our mind. What you think is what you become eventually.

Joseph Help

37. The best use of imagination is creativity.

Deepak Chopra

38. As crazy and weird as the imagination of children can be, we need to encourage that type of thinking. Even participate in imaginary events with our kids.

Jason Hall

39. If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

40. Since it doesn’t cost a dime to dream, you’ll never shortchange yourself when you stretch your imagination.

Robert Schuller

41. Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king.

Mark Van Doren

42. What is now proved was once only imagined.

William Blake

43. If you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.

Alice Walker

44. Reality is for people that lack imagination.

Hayao Miyazaki

45. The power of imagination created the illusion that my vision went much farther than the naked eye could actually see.

Nelson Mandela

46. Trust that little voice in your head that says, ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if…’; and then do it.

Duane Michals

47. Change begins with fresh eyes, in other words. It begins with an awakened imagination.

Mark Buchanan

48. Worry is a misuse of imagination.

Dan Zadra

49. Imagination is an instrument of survival.

Rogier Van Der Heide

50. Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.

Immanuel Kant

51. We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.


52. When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one’s imagination.

Ellen Key

53. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.

Susan Sarandon

54. Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen R. Covey

55. It’s delightful when your imaginations come true, isn’t it?

Lucy Maud Montgomery

56. Your imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.

Albert Einstein

57. I have too much imagination to be a housewife.

Marilyn Monroe

58. Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.

George Bernard Shaw

59. By imagining experiences in your mind, you can gain reference experiences that translate to your physical reality, but you will find that facing your fears in the physical world is much more life-changing than simply experiencing them in your mind.

Beau Norton

60. Imagination is the true magic carpet.

Norman Vincent Peale

61. Imagination is the power of the mind over the possibilities of things.

William Stevens

62. We are here to recognize all of the limiting beliefs and become an inspiration for the world to follow guiding a new way of life in which limitation does not exist and the possibilities are as limitless as your imagination.

Debbie Dixon

63. Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.

John Lennon

64. Expand your imagination.

Jeff Hardy

65. I mean, the most important thing to me is imagination.

Rob Walton

66. To bring anything into your life, imagine that it’s already there.

Richard Bach

67. Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde

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