Hot Air Balloon Illusion

Ghost illusion from within a hot air balloon

Hot Air Balloon Festival - Gatineau, Quebec (2004)





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A pigment of your imagination - Archie Bunker

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams

Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth. - Maxime Lagace

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

My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy. - Claes Oldenburg

The great instrument of moral good is the imagination. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the imagination. - Emily Dickinson

An Irishman's heart is nothing but his imagination. - George Bernard Shaw

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

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

The imagination is the secret and marrow of civilization. - Henry Ward Beecher

Liberty: One of Imagination's most previous possessions. - Ambrose Bierce

I'm not a passive person by any stretch of the imagination. - Courteney Cox

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

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. - Oscar Wilde

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. - Charles F. Kettering

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

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. - Catherine the Great

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

Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. - Walt Disney

All things, in their way, reflect heavenly truth, the imagination not least. - C S Lewis

He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. - Scott Adams

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

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

Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. - Criss Jami

If you turn the imagination loose like a hunting dog, it will often return with the bird in its mouth. - William Maxwell

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

What your mind sees when you close your eyes marks the entrance to an endless universe: your imagination. - Stephen Helmes

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

The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy. - Lionel Trilling

An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible qualities: a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity. - Howard Eves

Every person on this earth is full of great possibilities that can be realized through imagination, effort, and perseverance. - Scott B Kaufman

Every act of perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination. - Gerard M. Edelman

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

My imagination persisted in sticking horrors into the dark- so I stuck my imagination into the dark instead, and let it look out at me. - F Scott Fitzgerald

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

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever. - Noam Chomsky


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