"A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Catherine the Great on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Catherine the Great on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Catherine the Great on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Catherine the Great on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Catherine the Great on Sun Tzu
"I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all."
"I beg you take courage the brave soul can mend even disaster."
"I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his."
"In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions."
"Power without a nation's confidence is nothing."