"They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Margaret Mahy 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."Margaret Mahy on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Margaret Mahy 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."Margaret Mahy on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Margaret Mahy on Sun Tzu