Friday, January 26, 2007

What The Vivian Girls Saw

Henry Darger (1892-1973) - from The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinnian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion

"Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?"

Leonardo da Vinci

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination."

Emily Dickinson

"I shut my eyes in order to see."

Paul Gauguin

"Imagination is intelligence with an erection."

Victor Hugo