"It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?"
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Cesare Pavese 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."Cesare Pavese on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Cesare Pavese 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."Cesare Pavese on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Cesare Pavese on Sun Tzu
"A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be."
"The art of living is the art of knowing how to believe lies."
"No woman marries for money they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first."
"Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce."
"He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity."