Ideas Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ideas

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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 ~


The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


People, and especially theologians, should try to familiarize themselves with scientific ideas. Of course, science is technical in many respects, but there are some very good books that try to set out some of the conceptual structure of science.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


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


I've managed to dodge the curse. Not all my family have. Of course, music helped me - music is all about civilization, about something worthwhile. It's all about ideas.
~By Gordon Getty ~


A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
~By Norman Cousins ~


Susan B. Anthony formed the Equal Rights Association, refuted ideas that women were inferior to men, and fought for a woman's right to vote.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


We're trying to run a 21st century society and economy with 19th century Darwinian, competitive, crude ideas.
~By Susan George ~


Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


Praising the Lord and passing the ammunition are mutually exclusive ideas.
~By Phil Donahue ~


We as Republicans understand that we have got to protect these... entitlement programs - these entitlement programs for our seniors today. And we have to sit down and have a discussion. We need more ideas on the table.
~By Eric Cantor ~


And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from not disseminating your ideas and talking about them.
~By Cameron Crowe ~


Electronic music used pure sounds, completely calibrated. You had to think digitally, as it were, in a way that allowed you to extend serial ideas into other parameters through technology.
~By Luc Ferrari ~


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 ~


Ideas move rapidly when their time comes.
~By Carolyn Heilbrun ~


I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange.
~By Dizzy Gillespie ~


Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa.
~By Sol LeWitt ~


A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


Love is blind. My politics has been, too. I think you can fall in love with ideas, and you can fall in love with people. It's a very subjective experience. And I'm loyal to that experience.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


I loved planning 'The Tyra Show' more than actually having to do it. I loved coming up with show ideas, honing each program and crafting it. I'm more excited being in a meeting than being on TV.
~By Tyra Banks ~


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


To read the report of a discussion in which arguments for and against are presented, in which a subject has been covered from different points of view, with new ideas advanced - this is far more instructive than to read a brief account of the resolution passed on the matter.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


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 ~


Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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 ~


I had my own musical ideas that Mick helped me with as well.
~By Lou Gramm ~


Too often new ideas are studied and analyzed until they are suffocated.
~By William Pollard ~


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


I have some ideas on how to fix that. They're not very good ideas, but at least they're ideas!
~By Adam Savage ~


When you're an actor, actually, you shouldn't come up with too many ideas.
~By Jean-Louis Trintignant ~


I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
~By Barbara Amiel ~


We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting, of change. We shrink from thinking a problem through to a logical conclusion.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


Together with script writers Syd green and Dick Hills, we worked on the comedy ideas for this series.
~By Eric Morecambe ~


The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas.
~By Boris Johnson ~


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


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


My operas usually come from musical ideas rather than ideas about subject matter.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.
~By Freeman Dyson ~


The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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


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


Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency.
~By Hugh Sidey ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.
~By James A. Garfield ~


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 ~


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 ~


To begin with, you must realize that any idea accepted by the brain is automatically transformed into an action of some sort. It may take seconds or minutes or longer - but ideas always produce a reaction of some sort.
~By Scott Reed ~


No idea is isolated, but is only what it is among all ideas.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Don't have good ideas if you aren't willing to be responsible for them.
~By Alan Perlis ~


I have no specific ideas in mind of what I will or won't do; it's all about the roles.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


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 ~


Once we start collecting, the more you have, the more it gets valuable and that will stop us from responding to the present and taking on new ideas what the artists are doing now.
~By David Elliott ~


I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at is a great opportunity for ideas.
~By Martha Stewart ~


Exchange ideas frequently.
~By James Cash Penney ~


No longer is the female destined solely for the home and the rearing of the family and only the male for the marketplace and the world of ideas.
~By William J. Brennan, Jr. ~


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 ~


When our minds as people normally starts to wrap around things, we start to attach all these ideas to it that really aren't that necessary to the core of it, if you just experience it and kind of go through it.
~By Josh Holloway ~


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 ~


So I had a ghostwriter, they call them, or somebody who is an experienced writer, to help. I've got the ideas in my head, it's getting them properly on paper.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not.
~By G. H. Hardy ~


Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail.
~By Alfred Whitney Griswold ~


That neither our thoughts, nor passions, nor ideas formed by the imagination, exist without the mind, is what every body will allow.
~By George Berkeley ~


My characters are fictional. I get ideas from real people, sometimes, but my characters always exist only in my head.
~By S. E. Hinton ~


My ideas about time all developed from the realization that if nothing were to change we could not say that time passes. Change is primary, time, if it exists at all, is something we deduce from it.
~By Julian Barbour ~


The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
~By Dennis Prager ~


Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we're always trying to live up to.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


When I follow the finals of the European Cups, I look at all the aspects surrounding protocol, to get some ideas. I am interested in personalities, sponsors and the stands. But as soon as the whistle goes, it's all on the pitch.
~By Michel Patini ~


It's always good to take an orthogonal view of something. It develops ideas.
~By Ken Thompson ~


Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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'm supposed to be the director of a television company, but I've only ever seen that company as a vehicle for making the kind of programmes we wanted to make, getting our ideas on the screen.
~By Rory Bremner ~


Neal had a couple of good ideas and they fit nicely, so that's the way I decided to go.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Python's Flying Circus. I didn't have to submit my ideas to the group. I used to turn up on the days we recorded with a can of film under my arm, and in it went.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal fecundity and in a general sense with activity.
~By Arthur E. Waite ~


Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.
~By Paula Poundstone ~


It was pretty much the way that it was when I first read it, although one exception would be that some ideas that I had were also incorporated into the script.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


Try out your ideas by visualizing them in action.
~By David Seabury ~


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


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 ~


Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas.
~By Jack Welch ~


Thousands of mercenaries, who have trained in camps on the territory of Chechnya as well as come in from abroad, are actually preparing to impose extremist ideas on the whole world.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


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


The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.
~By Edith Wharton ~


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


Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


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 ~


I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I'm singing and writing about these days. It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
~By Jody Watley ~


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


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

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