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    Observation capitalizes inspiration.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Imagination is the cornerstone of human endeavor.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: human  imagination 
     
    Imagination is vital to precautionary judgement.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Creativity is the production of meaning by synthesis.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Worry is essentially a misuse of imagination.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Most ideas are step-by-step children of other ideas.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: children  child  ideas 
     
    It is easier to tone down a wild idea than to think up a new one.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: wild  ideas 
     
    Reading supplies bread for imagination to feed on and bones for it to chew on.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    As in the piling up of hypothetical alternatives, creative accidents follow the law of probabilities the more we fish, the more likely we are to get a strike.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: law  creative 
     
    Often when economic pressure is lifted, a man must pump back into himself a feeling of must.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: men  economics 
     
    Each of us has an Aladdin's Lamp which psychologists call creative imagination.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Necessity may be mother of invention, but fun is the father.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: fun  father  mother 
     
    Whatever creative success I gained was due to my belief that creative power can be stepped up by effort, and that there are ways in which we can guide our creative thinking.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    It's much easier to tame a wild idea than invigorate one that has no life in the first place.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    tags: wild  ideas 
     
    If you go fishing you may not catch any fish. If you don't go fishing, you'll never catch any fish.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us will put out more and better ideas if our efforts are appreciated.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
    Creativity is more than mere imagination. It is imagination inseparably coupled with both intent and effort.
    — Alex Faickney Osborn
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