Just my imagination

November 4, 2008

The first casualty in franchising is your ability to problem solve because your imagination is being intentionally short-circuited.

  • The surest sign of a nazi is their lack of humour and joy in other people’s happiness.
  • Their abilities to suspend judgment and engage in play is dead.

The road back is through music, poetry, especially when shared with others.

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive. Henry David Thoreau

Imagination rules the world. Napoleon Bonaparte

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.  ~William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night’s Dream

The fundamental job of the imagination in ordinary life, then, is to produce, out of the society we have to live in, a vision of the society we want to live in. Northrop Frye

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