imagination is more important than knowledge

April 26, 2012

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.
The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit
to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.

Quotes by Albert Einstein
Art by Edward Hopper

9 Responses to “imagination is more important than knowledge”

  1. wow, an amazing post, Hopper is nasty

  2. Hopper and Einstein! What a combination. Hope you are serious about doing a book of pictures and quotes in creative juxtapositions. They make me see ideas from new angles. Bravo!

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