Idea Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Idea

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Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


I said during the course of the campaign I didn't like it and I don't like the idea of having an opponent's picture on your ads and it would be nice to see candidates sign a pledge like that.
~By Scott McCallum ~


Ideas are the building blocks of ideas.
~By Jason Zebehazy ~


You see, we are not machines and we do not have lots of ideas in a drawer.
~By Christo ~


In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the idea unit.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


As scientists, we keep an open mind, but we have to base our ideas about the past on archaeological evidence.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
~By Dale Carnegie ~


The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


I never look forward, because I have no idea about how any of it happened to getting here. I've no idea how the next five years are going to be.
~By Paul McCartney ~


I have no idea how to become successful in children's tv programming today other than to say that whereever you find that rare animal being pursued, insert yourself into its environment; get in the door in any position and work from within.
~By William Jackson ~


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 ~


I like the idea of the artist going out in the world, creating a dialogue.
~By James De La Vega ~


For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
~By Patty Duke ~


I toyed with the idea of pursuing a career as a lawyer just because I like to argue.
~By Lexa Doig ~


The idea that I wrote something that stood for the way I feel about things, and that it lasts, that's probably my favorite thing that I've done.
~By Jackson Browne ~


Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


I'd love to star in a television series of my own. I love the idea of living with a character for a number of years, watching him grow.
~By Michael Dorn ~


Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it.
~By Gerry Spence ~


Samurai culture did exist really, for hundreds of years and the notion of people trying to create some sort of a moral code, the idea that there existed certain behaviors that could be celebrated and that could be operative in a life.
~By Edward Zwick ~


What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
~By Eugene Delacroix ~


Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.
~By Don DeLillo ~


You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having him simulate homosexual activity, and having an American GI woman in the photographs, is the end of society in their eyes.
~By Seymour Hersh ~


I think that a song, when it works, never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally.
~By Steve Hackett ~


Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity: ideas themselves should spread ever faster, and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word.
~By Dennis Potter ~


Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


The great problem of the concert hall is that the shoebox is the ideal shape for acoustics but that no architect worth their names wants to build a shoebox.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
~By Richard Adams ~


You can mark in desire the rising of the tide, as the appetite more and more invades the personality, appealing, as it does, not merely to the sensory side of the self, but to its ideal components as well.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


Start with the idea that you can't repeal the laws of economics. Even if they are inconvenient.
~By Larry Summers ~


If it weren't for received ideas, the publishing industry wouldn't have any ideas at all.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
~By Benjamin Jowett ~


In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


So the idea that you could put Kurds, Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice, liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time, six months or a year, boggles the mind.
~By William Odom ~


Darwinism as presented by Darwin contradicted idealistic philosophy, and this contradiction grew deeper with the development of its materialist teaching.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
~By Mark Caine ~


One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


I was brought in touch with developing post World War I ideas in Europe.
~By Frank Scott ~


This marketplace where people can buy insurance who don't have it today - a competitive marketplace: That's an idea that both sides embrace.
~By David Axelrod ~


The teacher of history's work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


With me it's the whole thing, it's the conceit, the idea, what the poem is saying. And it goes on just as long as is necessary to say what needs to be said.
~By James Laughlin ~


The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


When you write a song you have an idea of how it should be sung but it doesn't work out that way if someone else records it.
~By Barry Gibb ~


Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Whenever ideas fail, men invent words.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas.
~By Georges Braque ~


I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
~By Anne Frank ~


I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is.
~By Dizzy Gillespie ~


The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


Parks are idealizations of nature, but nature in fact is not a condition of the ideal.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


College isn't the place to go for ideas.
~By Helen Keller ~


I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
~By Guy Debord ~


All I like to do is work every day and have an idea what I want to do.
~By David Ortiz ~


The task of physiological psychology remains the same in the analysis of ideas that it was in the investigation of sensations: to act as mediator between the neighbouring sciences of physiology and psychology.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the laity without the foundation of the liturgy.
~By Dorothy Day ~


If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing.
~By Anatoly Chubais ~


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


SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


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


A good idea for lyrics and a melody to expand on.
~By Gordon Waller ~


The second thing for me, probably a few clicks down, is the idea that The Sims smoothly age and have different concerns and motivations and needs at different age ranges.
~By Will Wright ~


An awful lot of people come to college with this strange idea that there's no longer segregation in America's schools, that our schools are basically equal; neither of these things is true.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.
~By Brian De Palma ~


To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


I've always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance.
~By Pat Boone ~


I have no idea what readership is of written editorials, but it doesn't come anywhere close to the readership of editorial cartoons.
~By Paul Conrad ~


The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I've never been resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think.
~By Jane Rule ~


An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


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


The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.
~By Chinua Achebe ~


I guess my tendency is to think essentially that the new wrinkles won't do the job if the old major idea didn't, and so you have to try something different. Then maybe they can all be combined in some coherent piece.
~By Robert Nozick ~


An idea in man is first impressed upon him and afterwards expressed in things, but in God it is only expressed, not impressed, because it does not come from anywhere else.
~By William Ames ~


The idea is to have global standards. There is so much travel that if you just had a regional standard, it would probably ultimately have to be changed.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
~By Karel Capek ~


Usually, if you have a new idea, you very rarely break through to anything like recognizable development or implementation of that idea the first time around - it takes two or three goes for the research community to return to the topic.
~By Martin Fleischmann ~


I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
~By Anita Hill ~


The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?
~By Christian Bale ~


Globalization was a deep trend pushed by technology and right ideas, as much as anything else.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.
~By Steve Kanaly ~


You know, I am just a musician and I have no idea these days what good and bad is in terms of labels.
~By Billy Sherwood ~


When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
~By Evita Peron ~


One of the very basic ideas of Post-Modernism is rejection of arbitrary power structures. Different people are sensitive to different kinds of power structures.
~By Larry Wall ~

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