Idea Quotes And Sayings

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It didn't seem remotely possible. I had no idea how people got those jobs, I didn't know what the steps were, it never even dawned on me. It seemed so outside the realm of possibility.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


Meeting people unlike oneself does not enlarge one's outlook; it only confirms one's idea that one is unique.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


We don't hold anything back. We go for broke, and if we have a good idea for a story line, we just use it because you never know and because the dynamics of the show are going to change.
~By Josh Schwartz ~


An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
~By Booth Tarkington ~


I don't believe, in the 21st century, in the balance of power system. This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries.
~By Joschka Fischer ~


I'd even say it's a realistic film because that's the way it happens in our heads; that was the idea.
~By Alain Resnais ~


Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


If you didn't have some sense of idealism, then what is there to sustain you?
~By James Carville ~


Great ideas originate in the muscles.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


When people start writing there is this idea that you have to get everything right first time, every sentence has to be perfect, every paragraph has to be perfect, every chapter has to be perfect, but what you're doing is not any kind of public show, until you're ready for it.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


I'm not saying my idea is the one and only idea. We should have other ideas, but the president has not laid down a specific plan as to how he's going to get us to solvency. I do that.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


The informing idea of what you want to say and do, that's what will take you from film school to professional - the idea. That's what is original to you.
~By William Friedkin ~


Darwin himself recorded the fact that he accepted the Malthusian idea.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
~By Herbert Croly ~


When you are reading, someone has done a lot of work on your behalf, someone has had ideas and has then written and corrected and improved them so that they can be shared.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false.
~By Edgar Degas ~


Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


It wasn't a new idea. During the war against the French we had this kind of broadcast for the French soldiers.
~By Hanoi Hannah ~


But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


Healthy ideas of both left and right, along with totally new ideas, must form a growing united front.
~By Tom Metzger ~


I would rather read a poorly structured story that has fresh ideas than a tightly structured one with cliches.
~By Douglas Wood ~


The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.
~By Abraham Robinson ~


My sense is that we're ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas - there's personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
~By Alexander Haig ~


I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I'm sure it was an epic.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


Good acting is about being as natural and calm as possible. These days producers have such definite ideas that you have to be prepared to do whatever they ask.
~By Bryn Terfel ~


If our titles recall the known myths of antiquity, we have used them again because they are the eternal symbols upon which we must fall back to express basic psychological ideas.
~By Mark Rothko ~


There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I knew right away that it was a gorgeous idea.
~By Lila Acheson Wallace ~


There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I guess I've always liked the idea of being an artist.
~By Larry Rivers ~


We are coming out of a century that was taught that one way of looking at the world, that one form of behavior, is as valid as another. The idea of true evil has been blown away.
~By Dean Koontz ~


A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.
~By Claude Bernard ~


My idea of a real treat is Magic Mountain without standing in line.
~By Alan Rickman ~


The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society; any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional.
~By Ted Olson ~


The cooperation of the two retina in one field of vision, whatever is its cause, must rather be the source of all the ideas to which single or double vision may give rise.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


We talked about Tootsie, the idea in Tootsie is that a man becomes a better man for having been a woman.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


But live shows are cool. I just got back into the idea of enjoying it live.
~By Graham Coxon ~


I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


The American Dream, the idea of the happy ending, is an avoidance of responsibility and commitment.
~By Jill Robinson ~


My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


And so from that, I've always been fascinated with the idea that complexity can come out of such simplicity.
~By Will Wright ~


I haven't been out in the marketplace in a while. I'm thinking about going back into it. I've got some things set up over the next couple of months just to go and see. But I have no idea what the specific way to a solution is anymore. It's mysterious to me.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.
~By David Sedaris ~


We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation.
~By Rosie O'Donnell ~


Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
~By James Allen ~


Somehow he became certain the he himself possessed the skills of a hypnotist. How he reached this judgement, I have no idea, but never convinced the rest of us.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on.
~By Georg Baselitz ~


There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse.
~By Terence Fisher ~


The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.
~By Adrian Lyne ~


If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
~By Bill Gates ~


There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line.
~By Bruce Campbell ~


You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
~By Miriam Beard ~


The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


I've often said that there's no such thing as writer's block; the problem is idea block.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


After a few games I knew I was going to be able to compete. The idea of being a star never crossed my mind.
~By Merlin Olsen ~


The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.
~By Giorgio Vasari ~


Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


I just fell into the Dylanesque idea of recording. He is real fast.
~By Bob Seger ~


And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
~By Peter Sotos ~


Of course, Marxism is an example of what Carl Popper would have called a 'World Three' structure, in that it's got immense power as an idea, but you couldn't actually hold up anything in the world and say: 'this is Marxism'.
~By Alan Moore ~


I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living.
~By Andrew Lang ~


Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just and idea, just pie in the sky.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal.
~By Tim Berners Lee ~


No man ever quite believes in any other man. One may believe in an idea absolutely, but not in a man.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I get my best ideas in a thunderstorm. I have the power and majesty of nature on my side.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


Faith is not contrary to the usual ideas, something that turns out to be right or wrong, like a gambler's bet.
~By Joanna Russ ~


In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life.
~By Karen Duffy ~


When I created Buffy, I wanted to create a female icon, but I also wanted to be very careful to surround her with men that not only have no problem with the idea of a female leader, but were in fact engaged and even attracted to the idea.
~By Joss Whedon ~


So when we finally settled down outside of Seattle I felt totally uncomfortable with that idea.
~By Josh Lucas ~


I guess any simple idea that is really good will catch on quickly.
~By John Hull ~


The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
~By Jean Rostand ~


I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was.
~By Dick Bruna ~


You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
~By James Earl Jones ~


My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


Our gloomy Presbyterian ideas encourage fear of God, not love for him.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~


I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader... I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice... mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


The food is absolutely atrocious, and parents have no idea. Parents are giving their kids three dollars and saying, 'Okay, see you later. Go off to school and have a good lunch.'
~By Morgan Spurlock ~


We live in a web of ideas, a fabric of our own making.
~By Joseph Chilton Pearce ~


Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
~By Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ~


I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look, to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics, the songs.
~By Howie Mandel ~

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