Imagination, a very powerful term which can tarnish a Man’s status if proven false but, at the same time can also make him rise to fame to be proclaimed and valued by people if his imagination takes its shape in reality. Imagination has been a very old word and has been experimented and implemented successfully because of which we proudly are living in a better and advanced world today. What would have happened if the Wright brothers have not had the imagination and vision to be able to fly in the sky??Somebody would. Yes, somebody would have had the same imagination even if it is not the Wright Brothers but the fact that a man’s imagination is the most powerful thought which can change the world and even himself is a wonderful blessing and a crucial element which facilitate us to do things differently, to think differently and act differently in a manner where we can use or drown ourselves in imagination and creativity for a better cause.
The “AVATAR” movie by James Cameroon which is considered to be the most awe-inspiring, best movie of all time. What a movies it was. Who would have thought there can be something/creatures like that or for that matter a place like that? It was of course the imagination and determination of James Cameroon that allows him to pictured his imagination and brings it on board so that everyone who watches it gets overwhelmed by the imaginary yet fantasy world, places and people that might have been already imagined but not experimented.
Apple I pad, the chef-d’oeuvre of the leading innovator of our time, Mr. Steve Jobs has been the most innovative product in the field of technology. We do have other laptops, net books, notebooks, tablets and mobile handsets before the I Phone and the I pad, but the innovation, creativity and the use of advance technology still leave us speechless and awed. Indeed, the Apple products have been the most improved and an acknowledgement of the advancing technology and the level of human abilities and discoveries. Now that is a vision, an imagination and a determination that swamp the mind of Steve Jobs which allows him to create something so unique, which is loved and valued by people all around.
World Wide Web, which is considered to be the most apparent evidence of the advance in technology and also a successful discovery resulting from the utilization of the imaginations and visions of humans mind. Though the Internet was first said to be developed for defense use in the US, it is later made available for use of everyone considering it essential and its importance that is obviously the reason why this Internet is making the World small and connecting people from one corner to another corner of the world. It is quite queer that places where there is no proper infrastructure, facilities or even social development have access to the internet! This is very much the effective and innovative outcome of the pinnacle of visionaries, imaginative and determination of the human mind.
Imagination is truly important but imagination alone cannot lead to success. The perfect blend for success is imagination, vision, determination and practicality of one’s imagination. There are also many other results and evidence of humans innovation through imagination and vision in each and every sphere and it is indeed a very inspiring and overwhelming feeling to be able to acknowledge and experience the power of imagination, Innovation and vision and hopefully be able to learn something and implement something out of it.
Listed below are some of my favorite quotes and lines on Imagination by renowned people.
“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ― Albert Einstein
“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” ― Albert Einstein
“Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso
“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” ― Carl Sagan
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ― Gloria Steinem
“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”
– Jamie Paolinetti
“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.”—Oscar Wilde
The imagination is man’s power over nature.- WALLACE STEVENS, “Adagia,” Opus Posthumous
Statutory Warning : It is true that Imagination can lead you to success but do not let your imagination drift you away or overcome your own self!!