Quotation Explorer - 'Vivid'

Things somehow seem more real and vivid when one can apply somebody else's ready-made phrase about them. - Aldous Huxley
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
What we glean from travellers' vivid descriptions has a special charm; whatever is far off and suggestive excites our imagination; such pleasures tempt us far more than anything we may daily experience in the narrow circle of sedentary life. - Alexander von Humboldt
Abt Draws from a trove of personal experience to create a vivid account of the people and place. Along the way, Abt addresses big questions such as economic reform and practical ones such as how to use e–commerce to achieve brand recognition in North Korea. - Jeff Baron
Poetry is an art that uses words to paint vivid pictures of perceptions and emotions. - Debasish Mridha
I love words. I crave descriptions that overwhelm my imagination with vivid detail. I dwell on phrases that make my heart thrum. I cherish expressions that pierce my emotions and force the tears to spill over. In essence, I long for a writer's soul sealed in ink on the page. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Since when has love ever looked for reasons, or evidence? Why would love bow to the reality of things, when it creates a reality of its own, so much more vivid, wherein everything resonates to the key of the heart? - Paul Murray
They say darkness is paramountto see how vivid the stars are,but that isn't true.Every star has a flame within.It just needs the right time for it to burn so brightthat even the darknessshall devour and fade into eternity - dhariyaa
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
Mystical experiences do not necessarily supply new ideas to the mind, rather, they transform what one believes into what one knows, converting abstract concepts, such as divine love, into vivid, personal, realities. - R.M. Jones
When prescribing one of the drugs I take, my doctor warned me of a common side effect: exaggerated, intensely vivid dreams. To be honest, I've never really noticed the difference. I've always dreamt big. - Michael J. Fox
Anxiety is experiencing failure in advance. Tell yourself enough vivid stories about the worst possible outcome of your work and you’ll soon come to believe them. Worry is not preparation, and anxiety doesn’t make you better. - Seth Godin
The pond is clear, but it isn't this beyond the sea blue and has never been. The sky is blue, but it isn't this strikingly bright and vivid nor has it ever been. But together, and in each other's company, they are more beautiful than they could ever have been alone... - Anoma Natasha Paleebut
Certainty is the most vivid condition of ignorance and the most necessarycondition for knowledge. - Kedar Joshi
When it is imperative to make a vivid offering towards life then a simulated introspection for all possible dimensions may be endured to establish a relationship with external world and world within - Amit Gupta
With my sometimes blunt indecent vocabulary & very vivid imagination, I wonder if I should be writing "other" kinds of content. - April Mae Monterrosa
I have a really vivid imagination and I find it difficult to read scenes of complete graphic violence. That's not to say that graphic violence does not exist. It's just that I find it quite harrowing and I much prefer if it isn't completely outlined for me because my imagination can do that. - Sara Sheridan
Let's make our existence more joyous, fulfilled and full of positive adventures... Let's add more vivid colors to life in the world around us: making it happier, merrier, easier, healthier, tastier and brighter! Our project is a constant source of inspiration to support these ideas. - Sahara Sanders
You know what it's like to wake up in the middle of the night with a vivid dream? And you know that if you don't have a pencil and pad by the bed, it will be completely gone by the next morning. Sometimes it's important to wake up and stop dreaming. When a really great dream shows up, grab it. - Larry Page
Write about small, self-contained incidents that are still vivid in your memory. If you remember them, it's because they contain a larger truth that your readers will recognize in their own lives. Think small and you'll wind up finding the big themes in your family saga. - William Zinsser
No one knows very much about the life of another. This ignorance becomes vivid, if you love another. Love sets the imagination on fire, and, also, eventually, chars the imagination into a harder element: imagination cannot match love, cannot plunge so deep, or range so wide. - James Baldwin
Do you have vivid picture of your visions in your mind? - Lailah Gifty Akita
I keep a vivid memory of failure in my back pocket, so no matter how much I accomplish I stay grounded. - Noel DeJesus
Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It's like an amputation, I feel a limb is being torn off, without which I shall be unable to function. And yet, once it is done... life rushes back into the void, richer, more vivid and fuller than before. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence. - George F. Will
He had golden-brown hair, the most vivid baby-blue eyes, and a body that belonged on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Her gaze roamed over his broad shoulders and down his chest. - Lia Davis
Those of our writers who have possessed a vivid personal talent have been paralyzed by a want of social background. - Van Wyck Brooks
If you can’t dream big, you will never see the vivid colors of probability over the darkness of possibility. - Shannon L. Alder
The vivid force of his mind prevailed, and he fared forth far beyond the flaming ramparts of the heavens and traversed the boundless universe in thought and mind. - Titus Lucretius Carus
I have been happy, though in a dream.I have been happy-and I love the theme:Dreams! in their vivid colouring of lifeAs in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife - Edgar Allan Poe
I'm not a writer. Ernest Hemingway was a writer. I just have a vivid imagination and type 90 WPM. - Tiffany Madison
The formula of happiness and success is just, being actually yourself, in the most vivid possible way you can. - Meryl Streep
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