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Idea Quotes And Sayings

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I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time.
~By Robert Hass ~


If there are going to be people out there making war on other people, don't you think it's a good idea for some of those people to at least follow a code of ethics? Not 'honor' but something you can pin down and be sure of, something with the same rules for everybody.
~By Mercedes Lackey ~


Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.
~By John Thune ~


We are all ill: but even a universal sickness implies an idea of health.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem.
~By Herbert Croly ~


I have no inflated ideas about success anyway.
~By Trevor Dunn ~


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


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 ~


Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
~By Carl Schurz ~


In Trinidad, where as new arrivals we were a disadvantaged community, that excluding idea was a kind of protection; it enabled us - for the time being, and only for the time being - to live in our own way and according to our own rules, to live in our own fading India.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


The notion of the single man began in the 1950's. The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
~By Hugh Hefner ~


To every object there correspond an ideally closed system of truths that are true of it and, on the other hand, an ideal system of possible cognitive processes by virtue of which the object and the truths about it would be given to any cognitive subject.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I don't have a special place or ritual for writing songs, basically I write songs whenever an idea hits me, in my hotel room, on the road, in the plane.
~By Kelly Jones ~


No, sometimes we just have to take liberties because the idea was so good. I wish we'd just gone with the idea that Patsy had been a man. It would have been fantastic.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas.
~By Leonard Peikoff ~


A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo.
~By Richard Pryor ~


Jack and I usually get together and sit around in the afternoons and start throwing ideas around.
~By Johnny Rivers ~


The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value.
~By Thom Mayne ~


A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
~By John Berry ~


The dance world is too small in lots of ways - it's too intense, it rattles around itself, and it needs exposing to other ideas.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


I leave a lot open so I can fill it in later. If I don't have any ideas right away, I can fill it in later.
~By Jaime Hernandez ~


While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions.
~By Bill Owens ~


Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life. I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits, mainly, when I asked him to come along.
~By Tim Conway ~


Our idea of nature is increasingly being determined by scientific developments. And they have become decisive for our image of reality.
~By Thom Mayne ~


The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


I think the institution of marriage is a great idea, but for me it's just an idea.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn't work any more.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


The idea of the show is that it's active and that children will become involved and watch the show, but also participate in the show. And I didn't know if that would work.
~By Steve Burns ~


Let's trace the birth of an idea. It's born as rampant radicalism, then it becomes progressivism, then liberalism, then it becomes moderated conservative, outmoded, and gone.
~By Powell Clayton ~


Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
~By Edward Weston ~


Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king.
~By Mark Van Doren ~


I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


If you look at the history of the American capital market, there's probably no innovation more important than the idea of generally accepted accountancy principles.
~By Lawrence Summers ~


People will have an altered idea of who you are unless they really take time to get to know you, which of course they don't. They just get what they see, and they take that to the bank.
~By Harry Hamlin ~


Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth.
~By Michael Graves ~


Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space.
~By John McGahern ~


Because the GIs were sent massively to South Vietnam, maybe it's a good idea to have a broadcast for them.
~By Hanoi Hannah ~


I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


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 ~


Hitch was interested in what I had to offer, like one of my background ideas for Norman's upbringing.
~By Joseph Stefano ~


If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.
~By John Cleese ~


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


So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.
~By Casey Affleck ~


Your idea of that dish has evolved, and if you're a cook, you can start thinking in different ways about it, maybe even a different way than I think about it.
~By Thomas Keller ~


My idea, as the whole world knows, is that the capitalist system now doesn't work either for the United States or the world, driving it from crisis to crisis, which are each time more serious.
~By Fidel Castro ~


The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
~By Elizabeth Blackwell ~


The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Maybe 'Can't Stop Feeling' and 'Turn It On' we'll just release as singles. It's a thing The Beatles used to do which I really loved, the idea of releasing something as a single completely on its own.
~By Alex Kapranos ~


Well, it's because I gladly acknowledge some ideas that are part of process theology, but which I think are not tied to all the details of process thought, and are very illuminating and helpful.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and... my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring.
~By Fred Willard ~


Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
~By Walt Disney ~


Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him.
~By W. H. Auden ~


The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


The multiplicity of ideas is what I'm interested in.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


Despite a few really bad days we had quite a lot of fun making Low, especially when all the radical ideas were making sense and things were starting to click.
~By Tony Visconti ~


The Tube is a vehicle for selling things, not for exploring ideas.
~By Phil Donahue ~


You know what I want? The answer is, I truly don't know what I want. I don't want to do a television series. I want to do dramas as well as comedies, but I have no idea what kind or in what order. Just give me the chance at them.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


All of my books now come from readers' ideas.
~By Ann Rule ~


Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis.
~By Oswald Mosley ~


Stated clearly enough, an idea may cancel itself out.
~By Mason Cooley ~


My guess is there are more women in the TV industry then there are on Wall Street. But it's that same idea of having to play in a man's world and finding that balance without being always stereotyped as a bitch.
~By Charlotte Ross ~


Since our complex societies are highly susceptible to interferences and accidents, they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt disruption of normal activities.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


I studied with the idea of becoming a Catholic priest.
~By Peter Jurasik ~


Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
~By Daniel De Leon ~


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


The idea of transformation - playing something I'm not - is the bit I enjoy most about acting.
~By Mark Strong ~


It's always obvious to me when someone is looking at me with an idea of who I am and hoping that that's the person I'm going to be. No matter how subtle it is, it's there, and you want to give them who they really want. But it ain't me.
~By Judith Guest ~


There is a firm, clear commitment to provide resources and ideas to enable us to organize the Afghans towards starting the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


The more alone I am, the more focused I can get. I've written things with people, some of which I liked and others I think are total travesties. Collaborating is trying to make a piece of music and get someone else to come up with the ideas. What's the fun of that?
~By Alex Chilton ~


The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.
~By Fareed Zakaria ~


There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
~By Ida Tarbell ~


It's not so much that I got that idea at some point, it came up naturally because of the improvisational nature of the story I was telling.
~By Chester Brown ~


This was a really big opportunity. This script was even mediocre. The idea was great, but Jay came on with his guys made it great and very specific. It all came together well.
~By Sean William Scott ~


Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
~By Victoria Secunda ~


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


We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
~By Harold Nicolson ~


The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening.
~By Brian De Palma ~


People looking at advertisements or reading their local newspapers would have had no idea that what they were reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars.
~By George Miller ~


We decided we didn't want to do a musical for TV because the idea of writing a musical that would be seen on television once seems insane.
~By Neil Tennant ~


When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Punk rock really came out of N.Y. as a philosophy before the groups were ever recorded. I had a kind-of intellectual interest in the idea of creating a new scene that could be a grassroots thing.
~By Greg Ginn ~


While at Chicago my interest in the new field of particle physics was stimulated by a course given by Gell- Mann, who was developing his ideas about Strangeness at the time.
~By James Cronin ~


Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I'm always storing away phrases and ideas and things that I think might turn into songs.
~By Mose Allison ~


I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
~By George Santayana ~


From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
~By John Henry Newman ~


It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq.
~By Caspar Weinberger ~

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