The nagging reality of our world these days seems to be limits: limits on what we can do, where we can go, who we can see. But imagination has no limits. No virus can stop it. Painters, sculptors, photographers, writers—all take us to places our world and our own safely-walled-in surroundings won’t let us go. They show us objects and creatures—odd, whimsical, beautiful, absurd–that do exist, after all…in the world of imagination.
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“Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ~Albert Einstein
“There are people who think that things that happen in fiction do not really happen. These people are wrong.” ~Neil Gaiman
“There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.” ~G.K. Chesterton
“Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” ~George Eliot
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ~Gloria Steinem
“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” ~John Lennon
“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” ~J.K. Rowling
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” ~Genesis 1:1
“And then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us.” ~Genesis 1:27