I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
I like today and perhaps a little future still, but the past is really something I'm not interested in. So, as far as I'm concerned, I like only the past of things and people I don't know. When I know, I don't care because I knew how it was.
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.
But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
For years all I seemed to be doing was lobbying politicians and others to persuade them that European culture needed movies, and that we had to protect it.
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.
The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
If you're playing somebody who is not you, then you can imagine that you are that person. You can feel like he feels, move like he moves, look like he looks - in your own mind.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.
It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry, although our lives took us separate ways for many years and we were not to marry until more than ten years later.
As I hold the future well-being of photography very dear I must see to it that these forces which militate against it be opposed and destroyed.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the tracts which favor that theory.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
As the imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man, so also is this joy of musical expression.
I remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds, wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas. I never would have imagined that one day I would follow one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood.