Imagination vs. Memory

Stephen Covey photographed at Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas, USA.
Photo: Eleanor Bentall, october 13, 2004.

“And I can change. I can live [or play] out of my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past. I can become my own first creator.”

(The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People, 1989)

Stephen Covey, American businessman and keynote speaker (1932-2012)

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Bobby Fischer

“A strong memory, concentration, imagination, and a strong will is required to become a great chess [Abalone] player.”

Bobby Fischer, American chess grandmaster (1943-2008)

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Reasoning and memory

February 15, 2015

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“Although memory and reason are wholly different faculties, the one does not really develop apart from the other.”

(Emile or On Education, 1762, translated by Barbara Foxley, 1911)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Genevan Enlightenment’s philosopher and chess player (1712-1778)

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