(7.1) Visualization is the process of creating mental pictures.
(8.1) Imagination is a form of constructive thought. It is the light that penetrates new worlds of thought and experience. It is the mighty instrument by which every great discoverer or inventor opens the way from precedent to experience.
Imagination is the engine of visualization.
(8.2) The cultivation of the imagination leads to the development of the ideal out of which your future will emerge.
(7.2) By holding an image or picture in mind we gradually but surely draw the thing nearer to us.
Visualization is our method of creating mental pictures of our ideal conditions.
(7.3) Idealization is the process of idealizing while visualizing the conditions that will eventually manifest in the objective world.
(8.3) The imagination can be cultivated by practicing mental exercise. It must receive nourishment or it can not survive.
We may practice mental exercise by constantly visualizing ideal conditions and replacing unsupportive internal dialogues with intentional alternative dialogues that support our mental pictures of ideal conditions.
(8.4) Daydreaming is a form of mental dissipation while the imagination is a form of constructive thought, which precedes all constructive action.
(7.4) “Seeing” creates “feeling,” “feeling” creates “being;” first the mental, then the emotional, then the unlimited possibilities of achievement.
Daydreaming = destructive thinking, as motivated by fear, worry, etc.
Imagination = constructive thinking, as motivated by our ideal state.
(7.5) Each repeated action renders the image more accurate than the former.
(8.5) Mistakes are a result of ignorance.
Mind loves to ruminate. Every mental picture that we reinforce grows stronger as a tool/weapon to subconsciously motivate and influence our choices.
(8.6) Knowledge is a result of our ability to think.
(7.6) The material for the construction of these mental images is secured by millions of tiny workers: brain cells.
Every idea is born from a thought which is formed by the “work” of millions of brain cells.