“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.”
~ Napoleon Hill; American self-help author.
“With ideas it is like with dizzy heights you climb: At first they cause you discomfort and you are anxious to get down, distrustful of your own powers; but soon the remoteness of the turmoil of life and the inspiring influence of the altitude calm your blood; your step gets firm and sure and you begin to look for dizzier heights.” ~ Nikola Tesla.
The energy of ideas comes to us from Infinite Intelligence and our ego molds it into a concept or belief, an image or strategy; therefore, this essence of creativity is divine and gives us the responsibility of forming inspiring and wise thoughts with it.
Sadly, most people do not recognize this, and so they create contention and prejudice, religious and cultural enmity, self-destructive behaviors, and the rest, with the god-given energy of their minds.
Imagination then comes to us as the greatest form of inspiration and fuel to create happiness and so reach great things in our individual lives; and this is why is so important to feed our mortal minds properly, to be ready and offer the right atmosphere, to shape ideas and all thought-forms to aid humanity, not to pity ourselves and others but to raise above mediocrity and reach higher states of thought.
Imagination is what we are, is indeed what allows us to move freely, think freely and create; however, our mortal, biased egos, can take that imagination and build beauty as well as misery, and thus bring that into the world.
But we are above all pity and nonsense from a massive and misguided ego, and the key to realize that lies in the wisdom buried deep inside us; therefore, the wisdom which can help us create, innovate, move our own lives forth with nobility and success, with happiness and a greater love towards ourselves and the world.
Remind yourself daily that life is the playground where you shape ideas and create your life. The understanding of this will help you honor great ideas.