"Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Vladimir Nabokov 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."Vladimir Nabokov on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Vladimir Nabokov 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."Vladimir Nabokov on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Vladimir Nabokov on Sun Tzu
"A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual."
"To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute."
"Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one."
"Genius is an African who dreams up snow."
"A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past."