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Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge." He was a scientist and a thinker.
Creative people including artists and writers use their imagination constantly. I love the Michelangelo quote, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
We need imagination to see what others do not. As writers, we can find new things in our dreams and later discover a place for them in our imaginations. As an artist, I recognize images in nature and find a place for them on the empty canvas. Like Michelangelo's sculpture hidden in the rock, the flower is set free on blank paper or linen.
Child prodigies. Genius scientists. How exciting to walk to the beat of a different drummer and see a world that for now is invisible to others but soon will be seen or read by those willing to look.
Imagination without borders. What could be more perfect? What could be more inspiring?
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