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I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money.
~By S. E. Hinton ~


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


We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


The idea is that that there is no such thing as an external enemy.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


The task of a writer consists of being able to make something out of an idea.
~By Thomas Mann ~


No fashion has ever been created expressly for the lean purse or for the fat woman: the dressmaker's ideal is the thin millionaires.
~By Katherine Fullerton Gerould ~


I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof, you know? It's kind of spooky.
~By Will Sergeant ~


You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it.
~By William Gilbert ~


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


A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, making a stable combination.
~By Henri Poincare ~


One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
~By Henry Miller ~


Attraction is beyond our will or ideas sometimes.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


I am suspicious of the idea of a new paradigm, to use that word, an entirely new structure of the economy.
~By Paul A. Volcker ~


When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies.
~By Alice Hamilton ~


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


Working with (new collaborators) and letting people in to try new melodies and new lyrical ideas was very hard.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


We need to temper the idea that this company has to have some earthshaking event every 15 minutes.
~By Mark V. Hurd ~


If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.
~By Roland Joffe ~


Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


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 artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden of some idea or feeling off his mind.
~By Max Nordau ~


I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see - you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location.
~By Bob Balaban ~


We've got the wind at our back right now. Americans are waking up to the realities of their previous choices. We must keep America moving back to preeminence because our values and conservative ideas are the world's greatest hope.
~By Rick Perry ~


Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one.
~By Pervez Musharraf ~


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 ~


Yes was a band where we could explore some of those ideas, but I knew that if I wanted to get into orchestral music and make a living at it, movies seemed to be a perfect spot.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
~By Bill Frist ~


Good ideas are the backbone of good government.
~By Brian Schweitzer ~


The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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


From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


Actually, after while, finding the ideas is the easy part. Sorting them through and turning them into stories, now, that's the hard work.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


I don't have role models or watch much TV. I go to awards ceremonies but often I don't even know who the people are. I think that's good, because then you don't have preconceived ideas about them.
~By Christopher Parker ~


Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


You have to know one big thing and stick with it. The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment. This permitted them to create something. Those are the ones who leave a legacy.
~By Irving Kristol ~


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


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


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 ~


A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That's how the patent office defines it. That's an invention.
~By Dean Kamen ~


Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone's sexuality is unique.
~By Bill Condon ~


Some people are very lucky, and have the story in their heads. I've never storyboarded anything. I like the idea of chance. What makes God laugh is people who make plans.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
~By David Brooks ~


The ideal, it seems to me, is to show things happening and allow the reader to decide what they mean.
~By John M. Ford ~


The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


As we watch TV or films, there are no organic transitions, only edits. The idea of A becoming B, rather than A jumping to B, has become foreign.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


Strictly speaking, the idea of a scientific poem is probably as nonsensical as that of a poetic science.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


And I like the idea of change. Because I don't see why we should hang a painting on the wall and then just not think of it anymore because it's there like a piece of furniture.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


Ideally a book would have no order in it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can't help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you're there.
~By Bill Murray ~


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


The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
~By Robertson Davies ~


I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


But what we're determined to do, and what the reforms will do is to make sure this system goes back to its core purpose of taking the savings of Americans and from investors around the world and allocating those to people with an idea, not just the largest companies in the country, but to small businesses with an idea and a plan for growing.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


The trend in some of the contemporary movements in art, but by no means all, seems to deny this ideal and to me appears to lead to a purely decorative conception of painting.
~By Edward Hopper ~


Usually one or two things happen: Either you have an idea straightaway - the sort of sound that you want or the instrumentation or one particular sound that you want to feature - or you don't.
~By Anne Dudley ~


When I began to think about the head of the family, the storyteller, the rise of television which became the new storyteller, the break-up of the American family as an idea and then Avalon came.
~By Barry Levinson ~


I always liked the story of Noah's Ark and the idea of starting anew by rescuing the things you like and leaving the rest behind.
~By Zach Braff ~


There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


I like to come up with the melodies, and I have a lot of ideas as far as structure goes.
~By Steven Tyler ~


My second record was all about big ideas - I was trying to make big statements about the culture, about life. I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
~By H. G. Wells ~


It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


I like the idea of giving workers control and putting their money into their personal accounts.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


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 ~


There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I was tweaked by the idea of Superman immediately.
~By Richard Donner ~


Being idealistic really helps you overcome some of the many obstacles put in your path.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


Some ideas you have to chew on, then roll them around a lot, play with them before you can turn them into funky science fiction.
~By Rudy Rucker ~


A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
~By Ovid ~


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 ~


The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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 ~


When I have an idea, it goes from vague, cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


It is, from another angle, an attack on requiring proof in philosophy. And it's also the case, I guess, that my temperament is to like interesting, new, bold ideas, and to try and generate them.
~By Robert Nozick ~


You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought of! The idea, that here's this vital energy, and that element doesn't even know it exists!
~By Joseph Jarman ~


I appreciate the idea that anybody would think of me as a star. But I'm really not career oriented in the sense that I want to be a star. It's not in me. It's not what I do. In fact, I'm amazed that I've even gotten this far.
~By Lance Henriksen ~


I think I am too interested in my own ideas to copy anyone else's, but I find that other people's imagery, the flow of language in the outside world, games with words, and ideas about relationships are all most important to me.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world.
~By Robyn Davidson ~


The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance, to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


My idea at this time, which was slowly developing, was to create a comedie humaine with little people, average people - samples from every period in American life.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
~By Alfred Whitney Griswold ~


All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
~By Robert Collier ~


My idea of a writer: someone interested in everything.
~By Susan Sontag ~


You know, as you compose music, you're just off in your own world. You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea of what people think is pretty hard.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


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 ~


A lot of people out there pay good lip service to the idea of personal freedom... right up to the point that someone tries to do something that they don't personally approve of.
~By Neal Boortz ~


Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
~By Edward de Bono ~


I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
~By Antony Hewish ~


Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact.
~By John Rawls ~


The idea is to die young as late as possible.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


From my own being, and from the dependency I find in myself and my ideas, I do, by an act of reason, necessarily infer the existence of a God, and of all created things in the mind of God.
~By George Berkeley ~


Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said, 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me.
~By James Stewart ~


Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


The Buggles was much more a studio environment idea, which we never actually took on the road.
~By Geoff Downes ~


I get very driven by certain themes and ideas.
~By Alex Winter ~

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