“Do you know what the imagination is?”
“Oh, sure. That’s when you see things, but they’re not really there.”
“Well, that can be caused by other things too! No, to me the imagination is a place all by itself. A separate country. Now, you’ve heard of the French nation, the British nation – well this is the Imagi-Nation. It’s a wonderful place.
How would you like to make snowballs in the summer time? Eh? Or drive a great big bus down Fifth Avenue? How would you like to have a ship all to yourself that makes daily trips to China and Australia? How would you like to be the Statue of Liberty in the morning, and in the afternoon, fly south with a flock of geese?
(Susan nods, wanting to know more.)
Very simple. Of course, it takes practice. Now, the first thing you’ve got to learn is how to pretend…”