"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
- Thomas Edison
"I can believe anything provided it is incredible."
- Oscar Wilde
"When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed."
- Lou Brock
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn’t. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."
- Francis Bacon
"I shut my eyes in order to see."
- Paul Gauguin
"The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed."
- Henry Ford
"Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think."
- George Bernard Shaw
"You see things; and you say, Why? But I dream things that never were; and I say, Why not?."
- Bernard Shaw
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
- Edgar Allan Poe
"Imagination continually frustrates tradition, that is its function."
- John Pfeiffer