"History, Agnes always told her students on the first day of school, was
not a matter of dates and battles, but rather one of stories. She would tell
them stories, she announced, and they would listen. But as Agnes put her pen and
paper away, she wondered this: Is imagination dependent upon experience or is
experience influenced by the imagination"
I'm reading a book from which the above comes. I'll tell you more about that later--when I've finished the book, but I just had to write down that quote and question.