Quotation Explorer - 'Imagining'

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular. - C.G. Jung
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
Writers are never fully present because they’re always imagining a different version of the way things are happening; imagining the past in a different way, imagining the present in a different way, imagining the future in a different way. - Jessica Soffer
Sometimes when we find love we pretend it away, or ignore it, or tell ourselves we're imagining it. Because it's the most painful kind of hope there is. By indifference . By death. - Leigh Bardugo
The universe does not know whether the vibration that you're offering is because of something you're observing or something you're remembering or something that you are imagining. It just receives the vibration and answers it with things that match it. - Abraham Hicks
We are always imagining something, It is practically impossible to be awake without imagining something. Then why not imagine something at all times that will inspire the powers within us to do greater and greater things? - Christian D. Larson
In the night, imagining some fear, how easy is a bush suppos'd a bear! - William Shakespeare
People of limited intelligence are fond of talking about "these days," imagining that they have discovered and appraised the peculiarities of "these days" and that human nature changes with the times. - Leo Tolstoy
Someone once said that it is easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism. We can now revise that and witness the attempt to imagine capitalism by way of imagining the end of the world. - Fredric Jameson
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. - C.G. Jung
Imagining that you are deep and complex, but others are simple, is one of the primary signs of malignant selfishness. - Stefan Molyneux
At the end, a journey based on my imagination will leave me imagining that I should have engaged the very thing I used my imagination to avoid. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
What it leads to is the mischief of confusing liturgy with magic -- of imagining there are only a handful of properly effective formulas for conjuring up the mystery, when in fact the mystery is always at work, independent of any formula whatsoever. - Robert Farrar Capon
You get peace of mind not by thinking about it or imagining it, but by quietening and relaxing the restless mind. - Remez Sasson
But the worst of imagining things is that the time comes when you have to stop and that hurts. - L. M. Montgomery
don't be too much busy on imagining your your life as perfect as the romantic movies, you have your own private story that is being written by the master of the masters. - asma ismaciil
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
I said 'I was imagining you as a little boy, and as a teenager, and as an old man.'He said: 'I was looking at you and thinking how young you look, and how old at the same time. - Gwendoline Riley
...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the hellish one I'm imagining. - Alasdair Gray
At a time when the joy of living is more painful than imagining the beauty of eternal life, we leave our life behind. - Debasish Mridha
I spend a lot of time imagining things - in fact, you could say that imagining things is my job. - Sara Sheridan
Empathy is a creative act. It is the act of imagining ourselves not only in another's shoes, but perhaps inhabiting their very heart and soul. - Michele Jennae
We are not like you. We do not glory in having power over our own kind." Haghuf turned to walk away. Then as an afterthought added over his shoulder, "Or imagining that we do. - Jaq D. Hawkins
It was amazing to think that she'd always had it wrong, imagining that they were the weak ones, the ones who took their chance. No. The weakest are those who stay put and call it sacrifice, call it not having a choice. - Sunjeev Sahota
Learning is not filling up a box but seeing and imagining what we can create with it. - Jill Telford
Nothing is more important than creative play through imagination. Never stop playing, and never stop imagining! - Carmela Dutra
Don't believe in imagining things different from what they really are. When the Lord puts us in certain circumstances He doesn't mean for us to imagine them away. - L. M. Montgomery
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