Only people who live outside cities realize the size of them. London turns out to be huge; there are great swaths, vast panoramas, a whole diaspora I'd never imagined. The place I live in tends to be manageably small, a few familiar journeys and destinations.
If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently.
To become 'unique,' the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
There is a certain aesthetic pleasure in trying to imagine the unimaginable and failing, if you are a reader.
It's scary to work with family, alongside my brothers and uncle. I can't imagine myself screaming at them even in front of the camera.
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
We can succeed only by concert. It is not, 'Can any of us imagine better,' but, 'Can we all do better?'
Whatever woman may cast her lot with mine, should any ever do so, it is my intention to do all in my power to make her happy and contented; and there is nothing I can imagine that would make me more unhappy than to fail in the effort.