Quote of the Day: The Beginning is Near.

Via on Apr 17, 2012

 

Where would we be without imagination?

“The role of human imagination is to conceive of all these delightful futures and choose the most exciting, ecstatic and amazing possibility and then pull the present forward to meet it.” ~ Imaginary Foundation

Remember your third-grade teacher who told you that you couldn’t color your sun purple, and there was no such number as eleventy-billion and memorizing your times tables and your state capitols was much more important than exercising your imagination? She was wrong:

Imagination builds bridges, finds cures, writes novels, creates art, solves problems, changes lives.

Imagination plus ingenuity is a recipe for excellence.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~ Albert Einstein.

{Thanks to Joshua Plant for pointing the way to this gorgeous and inspiring video.}

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter

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5 Responses to “Quote of the Day: The Beginning is Near.”

  1. Jill Barth says:

    Love it, Kate. T H A N K S.

  2. yogasamurai says:

    "To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,—
    One clover, and a bee,
    And revery.
    The revery alone will do
    If bees are few."

    Thanks, Kate!

  3. [...] Imagination is a wonderful thing when it’s me making up stories while I people watch on the train or when I’m making up bedtime stories for my children. When it’s fueling my projections about what may or may not be going on in someone else’s mind or what he might say or do? Totally useless. [...]

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