Ideas Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ideas

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It is inevitable that many ideas of the young mind will later have to give way to the hard realities of life.
~By Felix Bloch ~


I just wanted to have fun for myself - I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions.
~By Tina Brown ~


With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
~By John Locke ~


Sometimes a serendipitous reaction occurs when a network asks you if you have any ideas for a series, at a time when your creative flow is working in that direction.
~By Joe Murray ~


Some of the ideas that come from the fringe of the far right are just so implausible that it is hard to take those ideas seriously.
~By John Conyers ~


Thinking is hard work. One can't bear burdens and ideas at the same time.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


You don't make a poem with ideas, but with words.
~By Stephane Mallarme ~


Ideas control the world.
~By James A. Garfield ~


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


We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
~By Max de Pree ~


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. ~


Today it is becoming increasingly apparent to thoughtful Americans that we cannot fight the forces and ideas of imperialism abroad and maintain any form of imperialism at home. The war has done this to our thinking.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


Ideas are fatal to caste.
~By E. M. Forster ~


I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten.
~By Margaret Anderson ~


Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground, ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized.
~By Russell Simmons ~


True, the initial ideas are in general those of an individual, but the establishment of the reality and truth is in general the work of more than one person.
~By Willard Libby ~


There's almost a fear that if you understood too deeply the way you arrived at choices, you could become self-conscious. In any case, many ideas which are full of personal meaning seem rather banal when you put words to them.
~By Peter Weir ~


The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas.
~By Edward Bond ~


While a lab Director can get done the things that he regards as important, he has the more important job of bringing out the best ideas of the broader scientific community.
~By Burton Richter ~


You have to work with the ideas and give them a little push.
~By Lou Gramm ~


It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous ideas of what we actually see. The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all, nor the ruddy continents, solid land. Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor.
~By Edward E. Barnard ~


But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape.
~By Henry Morton Stanley ~


Ideas have unhinged the gates of empires.
~By Paul Harris ~


People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas.
~By Bob Dylan ~


Control over the use of one's ideas really constitutes control over other people's lives; and it is usually used to make their lives more difficult.
~By Richard Stallman ~


Forty years ago this country went down a rabbit hole in Vietnam and millions died. I fear we're going down a rabbit hole once again - and if people can stop and think and reflect on some of the ideas and issues in this movie, perhaps I've done some damn good here!
~By Errol Morris ~


When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.
~By M. H. Abrams ~


Never the less, at the age of fifteen, having never seen a writer, a poet, a publisher or a magazine editor, and having only the vaguest ideas of procedure, I began working on the profession I had chosen.
~By Robert E. Howard ~


Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


As Oscar Wilde should have said, when bad ideas have nowhere else to go, they emigrate to America and become university courses.
~By Frederic Raphael ~


Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible.
~By Ajay Devgan ~


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


It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


People watch movies - and it's vague ideas, it's vague notions, but people pick up on these things, that they are supposed to think certain ways or that they're not supposed to think, basically, and they don't.
~By Crispin Glover ~


It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas.
~By Alan Alda ~


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


You know, even I have had work or ideas come through me from a source that I honestly cannot identify. And what is that thing? And how are we to relate to it in a way that will not make us lose our minds, but, in fact, might actually keep us sane?
~By Elizabeth Gilbert ~


If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept.
~By James Collins ~


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


Acquire a government over your ideas, that they may come down when they are called, and depart when they are bidden.
~By Isaac Watts ~


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


What we call National-Socialism is the poisonous perversion of ideas which have a long history in German intellectual life.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Facts, according to my ideas, are merely the elements of truths, and not the truths themselves; of all matters there are none so utterly useless by themselves as your mere matters of fact.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Every phenomenon of nature was a word, - the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century.
~By Diane Ravitch ~


The disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating.
~By Jim Bolger ~


Good designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing and manipulating of words and pictures.
~By Jeffery Veen ~


Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
~By Victor Hugo ~


We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies.
~By Jack Welch ~


It also is true that some ideas naturally work themselves out over a longer period of time than a single human life can encompass.
~By James Gunn ~


The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Ideas? My head is full of them, one after the other, but they serve no purpose there. They must be put down on paper, one after the other.
~By Camilo Jose Cela ~


The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
~By Louis Aragon ~


The problem is that the right doesn't need any ideas to govern, but the left can't govern without ideas.
~By Jose Saramago ~


The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


So, as one sees, I by no means deprive my world of stubborn reality, if I merely call it a world of ideas.
~By Josiah Royce ~


I'm still constantly thinking of ideas. I don't feel 90. I think I'm about 12.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


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


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'm like Sergeant Schultz, I know nothing. We are trying to share ideas around the world. We don't just come up with a great idea in Brazil and ignore it in the rest of the world.
~By Rick Wagoner ~


I've written more songs for this record than I ever have in the past so I'm trying to give it a lot of special attention to be sure my ideas really get translated right.
~By Suzy Bogguss ~


I really want to have actors contribute their own ideas, with phrasings and ideas on all levels.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.
~By Richard King ~


I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type of book in which I scribble, sketch and draw ideas.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


We go in there and we work on altering those ideas and in many cases go in different directions.
~By Les Paul ~


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


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


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


For me, this is a familiar image - people in the organization ready and willing to do good work, wanting to contribute their ideas, ready to take responsibility, and leaders holding them back, insisting that they wait for decisions or instructions.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas.
~By Jose Marti ~


That doesn't necessarily mean they have to have an explicit proposal that they put forward that all Democrats sign up to, but I think they need to throw some ideas out that, at least directionally, point the way forward.
~By John Podesta ~


So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
~By Dave Eggers ~


I don't actually sit down and write, but I just have a lot of different ideas about films and making movies.
~By Obie Trice ~


One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Words are but the signs of ideas.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.
~By Ezra Pound ~


I constantly try to reinvent my sensibilities and my ideas. I enjoy some of the satisfaction that I get when I feel good about what I've done. But the process is quite lonely and quite painful.
~By Vincent Gallo ~


No, but it's not because I'm getting older that I'm trying to accelerate. But something very curious is happening: The older I get, the more ideas I'm getting.
~By Patrice Leconte ~


So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling, struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.
~By Ted Nelson ~


A young man must let his ideas grow, not be continually rooting them up to see how they are getting on.
~By William McFee ~


I don't let myself get carried away by my own ideas - I abandon 19 out of 20 of them every day.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


We all know that change is inevitable. It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas.
~By Ron D. Burton ~


A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.
~By Roald Dahl ~


Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime, relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study, and possibly implement.
~By Jane Byrne ~


One of the ideas behind doing this acoustic record is that I didn't want to have to produce it by committee.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.
~By Thomas John Watson, Sr. ~


Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


These are the sort of things that push you on in music - the curiosity, a passion for new ideas.
~By Elvis Costello ~


To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~

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