What I imagine, here and now, is you thinking about the difference between what you imagine and what you expect. I don’t expect that you will do that, but I am still imagining it.
No matter what you imagine and what you expect, two images provided the inspiration for today’s title. Here’s the first image …
… and here’s the second image:
Here are six quotes about what you imagine:
Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not; a sense of humour to console him for what he is.Francis Bacon
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.Mark Twain
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.George Bernard Shaw
Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.Albert Einstein
Everything you can imagine is real.Pablo Picasso
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.Thomas Sowell
Here are six quotes about what you expect:
To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.Jane Austen
Peace begins when expectations end.Sri Chimnoy
If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.Sylvia Plath
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.Stephen Hawking
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.Jonathan Lockwood Huie
That was the thing about the world: it wasn’t that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways you didn’t expect.Lev Grossman
Do you imagine or expect more images from me today?
What do you imagine and/or expect today’s song will be?
I am neither imagining nor expecting comments from you today. Imagine acceptance from me for anything you might express.
As you might imagine and expect, I’m ending with gratitude for all who help me create this daily blog, including YOU.