“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
Albert Einstein

Today we are living in a world that we never could have imagined. It won't be forever, but it feels eternal at the moment. Luckily, if we need a break from reality, we can use our imaginations to transport to anywhere we want. To the past, to the the future, to other worlds. 

All we need to do is close our eyes and imagine that we are there.

Writing would be nothing without imagination. Yet sometimes we all get stuck. Here are some ways to get your imagination unstuck:

Curious about the connection between creativity and imagination? Penn State is, too:
How music stimulates creativity:

What about the relationship between imagination and learning? How may they complement one another?
Creativity in the classroom

What tricks do you use to fire up your imagination?

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
-J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people.”
-Patricia Highsmith
“Our imagination flies—we are its shadow on the earth.”
-Vladimir Nabokov

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”
-Jonathan Swift

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”
-Lewis Carroll

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.”
Pablo Picasso

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.”
-Carl Sagan

“You are lucky to be one of those people who wishes to build sand castles with words, who is willing to create a place where your imagination can wander."
-Anne Lamott

“My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.”
-Ursula K. Le Guin

“There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.”
-G.K. Chesterton

Image by Angela Yuriko Smith from Pixabay 
boat in the stars
Image by David Miller from Pixabay 
Image by Leandro De Carvalho from Pixabay 
imaginary book
Image by ArtTower from Pixabay 
butterfly & flowers


  1. True, imagination can take us everywhere, as they rightly say, the man who has no imagination has no wings.

  2. Imagination and creativity, this is what is saving us during these rough days ;)
    I is for Improv

  3. I will treasure this quote, “Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”
    -Lewis Carroll - it is just what I need at the moment.

    1. Imagination is saving a lot of us, these days--I am sure of it.


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