"The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Samuel Johnson on Sun Tzu
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."