"Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Cyril Connolly 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."Cyril Connolly on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Cyril Connolly 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."Cyril Connolly on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Cyril Connolly on Sun Tzu
"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
"Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action."
"Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature."
"Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise."
"Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear."