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"Normal means lack of imagination and creativity." - Jean Dubuffet

"Hate is a lack of imagination." - Graham Greene

"Common sense is usually lack of imagination, and imagination is usually lack of common sense." - Evan Esar

"Reality is the cage of those who lack imagination." - John B S Haldane

"Boredom comes simply from ignorance and lack of imagination." - Susan Ertz

"This lack of imagination gives his heroism to the hero." - Angela Carter

"The truth is just an excuse for lack of imagination." - Nolan Bushnell

"Mediocrity is perhaps due not so much to lack of imagination as to lack of faith in the imagination, lack of the capacity for this abandon." - Denise Levertov

"For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity." - Jean Dubuffet

"I've never taken any issue off the table for lack of suitability. Only for lack of imagination." - Garry Trudeau

"We miss the real by lack of attention, and create the unreal by excess of imagination." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"You're only limited by your lack of imagination and fear of appearing stupid." - Susan Messing

"You're only limited by your lack of imagination and fear of appearing stupid." - Susan Messing

"Cowardice... is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination." - Ernest Hemingway

"Often it is just lack of imagination that keeps a man from suffering very much." - Marcel Proust

"Clearly, there has been a lack of imagination about how much can go wrong." - Rachel Maddow

"The lack of imagination or invention most people display in naming pussies is almost beyond credence." - Carl Van Vechten

"... pure honesty is a doubtful quality; it means often lack of imagination." - Virginia Woolf

"Dots : Small marks variously made to indicate infinity, hesitation, duplication, or lack of imagination." - Peter Greenaway

"Too many simple green salads suffer from a lack of imagination." - James Beard

"I've spent my life butting my head against other people's lack of imagination." - Nick Cave

"Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination." - Lionel Stander

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

"Reality is for people that lack imagination." - Hayao Miyazaki

"I don't want to go on much longer, really. I think that would suggest a lack of imagination. A certain lack of dignity also." - Steven Morrissey

"I don't want to go on much longer, really. I think that would suggest a lack of imagination. A certain lack of dignity also." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"The only trouble with this world today lies in our lack of understanding of the power of imagination." - Napoleon Hill

"Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination." - Ernest Hemingway

"What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination." - Oscar Wilde

"I see libraries and librarians as frontline soldiers in the war against illiteracy and the lack of imagination." - Neil Gaiman

"Only a group lack of imagination could account for people not wondering what went on in the dark around them." - Charlaine Harris

"We humans lack imagination, to the point of not even knowing what tomorrow's important things will look like." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Much of the insensibility and hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents a realization of the experiences of other people." - Jane Addams

"The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream." - Oscar Wilde

"A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others." - William Faulkner

"The trouble with many religions, accused of wishful thinking, is that they are not wishful enough. They show a deplorable lack of imagination." - Alan Watts

"[The satirist] must fully possess, at least in the world of the imagination, the quality the lack of which he is deriding in others." - Rebecca West

"The main fuel to speed the world's progress is our stock of knowledge, and the brake is our lack of imagination." - Julian Simon

"Long may Louis de Broglie continue to inspire those who suspect that what is proved by impossibility proofs is lack of imagination." - John Stewart Bell

"Solidity, caution, integrity, efficiency. Lack of imagination, hypocrisy. These qualities characterize the middle classes in everycountry, but in England they are national characteristics." - E M Forster

"And after it rains There's a rainbow And all of the colors are black Its not that the colors aren't there It's just imagination they lack." - Simon and Garfunkel

"I often wonder why people remake movies. Is there just a lack of imagination out there that they can't come up with an original idea?" - Michael Beck

"For people who live in the imagination, there is no lack of subjects. To seek for the exact moment at which inspiration comes is false. Imagination floods us with suggestions all the time, from all directions." - Federico Fellini

"The knowledge that women lack stimulates their imagination; the knowledge that men possess blunts theirs." - Madame de Sartory

"People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up." - Tom Robbins

"Lack of prayer is the cause of lack of time." - Peter Kreeft

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"It seems to me that my lack of faith is not, as I once thought, a triumph of the rational mind, but rather a failure of the imagination - an inability to tolerate mistery." - Zoe Heller

"I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as 'David'. But I wouldn't really want to work with those people, you know?" - Michael C Hall

"People who love only once in their lives are shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom, or their lack of imagination" - Sydney Smith

"In my personal view, a failure to discover unimagined objects and answer unasked questions, once HST functions properly, would indicate a lack of imagination in stocking the Universe on the part of the Deity." - John N. Bahcall

"My dear boy, the people who love only once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination." - Oscar Wilde

"Pulp existed for 12 years before we got famous. Now, you could say that was just lack of imagination, but it's some kind of quality isn't it? Tenacity. You could also say it was sloth." - Jarvis Cocker

"If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted." - Charles Horton Cooley

"Lack of time is actually lack of priorities." - Tim Ferriss

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"There's no lack of void." - Samuel Beckett

"Optimism is lack of information." - Faina Ranevskaya

"And I'm not confused about the lack of, or the need for, imagination in low or high places. We could do better we must do better. There are far worse things to drop on people than crayolas." - Robert Fulghum

"How do we not rue the many unchosen paths in life? A blessed lack of imagination. There are enough real glories along any path to swamp our meager ability to picture alternatives." - Terry Rossio

"And I'm not confused about the lack of, or the need for, imagination in low or high places. We could do better we must do better. There are far worse things to drop on people than crayolas." - Robert Fulghum

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"Lack of emotion causes lack of progress and lack of motivation." - Tony Robbins

"Don't think that the lack of leaders and of a party ideological line means anarchy, if by anarchy you mean chaos, bedlam, and pandemonium. What a tragic lack of political imagination to think that leaders and centralized structures are the only way to organize effective political projects!" - Michael Hardt

"Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire." - Ernest Hemingway

"Some say that it is lack of imagination which makes men and women brutes. May it not be power of imagination? The interest of torturing is lessened, is almost lost, if we can not be the tortured as well as the torturer." - Robert Smythe Hichens

"Love is full of imagination." - Jane Porter

"It is one thing to lack a heart and another to possess eyes and a just imagination." - George Santayana

"Lack of skill dictates economy of style." - Joey Ramone

"Most men fail, not through lack of education, but from lack of dogged determination, from lack of dauntless will." - Orison Swett Marden

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"Love . . . [is] a lack of personal selfishness." - Theodore M. Burton

"A lack of doxology leads to depravity." - Ann Voskamp

"Lack of desire is the greatest riches." - Seneca the Younger

"Lack of compliance is hindering the investigation." - Charlie Melancon

"Lack of knowledge - that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"There is no lack of opportunity." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity." - Benjamin Franklin

"The lack of work destroys people." - Katharine Hepburn

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation" - Colin Kaepernick

"Poverty is the lack of light." - Lucero Isaac

"Underdevelopment is a lack of maintenance." - Lucero Isaac

"Lack of understanding is always painful." - Byron Katie

"They have a plentiful lack of wit." - William Shakespeare

"Seeking revenge: what a lack of foresight." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Insanity is a lack of proportion." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"ability atrophies through lack of exercise." - Glenda Jackson

"All ignorance is the lack of love." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance" - Daniel De Leon

"All reluctance is a lack of confidence." - Todd Duncan

"Don't mistake politeness for lack of strength." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Lack of industry is an attitude." - Sterling W Sill

"What we lack is intensity of life." - Carl Jung

"Familiarity leads to lack of Gratitude." - Radhanath Swami

"Lack of knowledge... that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"I have the necessary lack of tact." - Ted Koppel

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance." - Daniel De Leon

"Suffering follows the lack of wisdom." - Frederick Lenz

"Lack of charisma can be fatal." - Jenny Holzer

"Life-writing calls for any number of dubious gifts: A touch of O.C.D., a lack of imagination, a large desk, neutrality of Swiss proportions, tactlessness, a high tolerance for archival dust. Most of all it calls for an act of displacement. 'To find your subject, you must in some sense lose yourself along the way,' is Richard Holmes's version." - Stacy Schiff

"Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment." - Vince Lombardi

"I can't make you understand because you don't know the meaning of fear. You have the heart of a lion and an utter lack of imagination and I envy you both of those qualities. You'll never mind facing realities and you'll never want to escape from them as I do." - Margaret Mitchell

"My dear boy, the people who only love once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect-simply a confession of failures." - Oscar Wilde

"The people who love only once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failure." - Oscar Wilde

"the people who love only once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failure. a" - Oscar Wilde

"People who love only once in their lives are shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures." - Oscar Wilde

"Poets and beggars, musicians and prophets, warriors and scoundrels, all creatures of that unbridled reality, we have had to ask but little of our imagination, for our crucial problem has been a lack of conventional means to render our lives believable. This, my friends, is the crux of our solitude." - Eduardo Galeano

"Indeed, the ideal for a well-functioning democratic state is like the ideal for a gentleman's well-cut suit it is not noticed. For the common people of Britain, Gestapo and concentration camps have approximately the same degree of reality as the monster of Loch Ness. Atrocity propaganda is helpless against this healthy lack of imagination ." - Arthur Koestler

"The country is dying cause of an lack of men, not a lack of programms." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Romania is dying because of a lack of men, not a lack of programs." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information." - John Mccarthy

"people who only love once in their lives are really shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or the lack of imagination. Faithlessness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the intellectual life,-simply a confession of failure." - Oscar Wilde

"In Hollywood, the ... basic freedom of being able to choose between alternatives is absent. The gifted people who have the capacity for choice cannot exercise it; the executives who technically have the freedom of choice do not actually have it, because they usually lack the knowledge and imagination necessary for making such a choice." - Hortense Powdermaker

"It's a wonderful thing working with young actors. I know a lot of people don't like working with children. I actually adore it, because you watch their imagination open up and you watch them start to learn this job that I've been doing for so long. They come with such a lack of cynicism." - Michelle Forbes

"It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own." - Julian Schnabel

"Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose." - Guillermo Maldonado

"The world shall perish not for lack of wonders, but for lack of wonder" - John B S Haldane

"It is a lack of commitment, not a lack of talent, that damns you to mediocrity." - Roy H Williams

"More men fail though lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals." - Helen Hathaway

"The lack of joy in your life is due to your lack of mission." - Timothy Keller

"Contemporary society has become dry, not for lack of wonders but for lack of wonder." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Nobody dies from lack of sex. It's lack of love we die from." - Margaret Atwood

"poverty denotes a lack of necessities and simplicity a lack of needs." - Dervla Murphy

"Fear is a lack of love, just as darkness is a lack of light." - Bijan

"Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle." - Ken Hakuta

"lack of will power leads to more failure than lack of intelligence or ability." - Anchee Min

"Never think that lack of variability is stability. Don't confuse lack of volatility with stability, ever." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"...So please, be tolerant of those who describe a sporting moment as their best ever. We do not lack imagination, nor have we had sad and barren lives; it is just that real life is paler, duller, and contains less potential for unexpected delirium." - Nick Hornby

"It's not men who limit women, it's not straights who limit gays, it's not whites who limit blacks. What limits people is lack of character. What limits people is that they don't have the fucking nerve or imagination to star in their own movie, let alone direct it." - Tom Robbins

"The tiny space, the toilet, two hundred strangers just a few inches away, it's so exciting, the lack of room to maneuver, it helps if you're double-jointed. Use your imagination. Some creativity and a few simple stretching exercises and you can be knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door. You'll be amazed how time flies." - Chuck Palahniuk

"The search for truth is a cooperative, unending endeavor. We can, and should, engage in it to the extent we can and encourage others to do so as well, seeking to free ourselves from constraints imposed by coercive institutions, dogma, irrationality, excessive conformity and lack of initiative and imagination, and numerous other obstacles." - Noam Chomsky

"The source of genius is imagination alone." - Eugene Delacroix

"Imagination is the beginning of creation." - George Bernard Shaw

"Imagination is an abuse of power." - Johannes Grenzfurthner

"Imagination makes cowards of us all." - Ethel Mumford

"Hope sinks a world of imagination." - Amanda McKittrick Ros

"Imagination is the will of things. . . ." - Wallace Stevens

"Imagination is the beginning of reality." - Jim Rohn

"We live in condensations of our imagination" - Terence Mckenna

"Worry is a waste of imagination." - Walt Disney

"Wit is the flower of the imagination." - Livy

"Death is the tyrant of the imagination." - Barry Cornwall

"Imagination is a force of nature." - Saul Bellow

"Imagination is the other end of Reality." - K Hari Kumar

"Since childhood I'd been suspected of imagination" - Steve Aylett



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