Hot Air Balloon Illusion

Ghost illusion from within a hot air balloon

Hot Air Balloon Festival - Gatineau, Quebec (2004)





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Imagination rules the world. - Napoleon

You have to hold onto your fantasy. - Betsey Johnson

The power of imagination makes us infinite. - John Muir

Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination. - Arthur Pinero

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but imagination. - Immanuel Kant

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. - Terry Pratchett

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. - Ludwig Borne

What a strange illusion to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. - Miguel de Unamuno

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

Some of my best friends are illusions. Been sustaining me for years. - Sheila Ballantyne

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy. - Marilyn Monroe

It is the starved imagination, not the well-nourished, that is afraid. - E.M. Forster

Our separation from each other is an optical illusion of consciousness. - Albert Einstein

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory's soft figures melt away. - Alexander Pope

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. - John Dewey

Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in. - Truman Capote

Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

Stop setting goals. Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them. - Stephen Covey

Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination. - Christopher Isherwood

Such a figure, that imagination cannot form an idea of a fury from hell, to look more frightful. - Charles Johnson

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca

The illusion that the times that were are better than those that are has probably pervaded all ages. - Horace Greeley

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. - John Keats

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. - Woody Allen

I like grey characters; fantasy for too long has been focused on very stereotypical heroes and villains. - George R.R. Martin

Dreams or illusions, call them what you will, they lift us from the commonplace of life to better things. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die. - W H Auden

When you talk about fantasy, the usual problem is that whilst you've got the world of imagination, there are no controlling forces. - Raymond E. Feist

Running! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't imagine what it might be. - Joyce Carol Oates


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17-Jun-2019