"Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Mason Cooley 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."Mason Cooley on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Mason Cooley 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."Mason Cooley on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Mason Cooley on Sun Tzu
"The wisdom of age: don't stop walking."
"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
"Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera."
"Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth."
"The lonely become either thoughtful or empty."