Ideas Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ideas

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We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


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


When I don't have any ideas, I pick up fabric and start working with it and something happens.
~By Geoffrey Beene ~


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 ~


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


It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


To me, fantasy has always been the genre of escape, science fiction the genre of ideas. So if you can escape and have a little idea as well, maybe you have some kind of a cross-breed between the two.
~By Sheri S. Tepper ~


Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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


I have a lot of stuff I want to talk about and offer up. It would be odd not to have ideas about something.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Roddenberry had created quite a complex and at times mysterious character. Guarded, cautious, careful in showing his feelings in expressing his ideas about many things - I found that very interesting.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.
~By Howard Zinn ~


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


One should be willing to throw away a dozen ideas to come up with a good one, just as one should throw away a dozen words to come up with the right one.
~By James Gunn ~


Something new has taken place in the past five to eight years. Technologists are providing almost religious visions, and their ideas are resonating in some ways with the same idea of the Rapture.
~By Eric Horvitz ~


Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business.
~By Leo Burnett ~


Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


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


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


God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making sure they come out the way I intended.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


When I'm shooting on location, you get ideas on the spot - new angles. You make not major changes but important modifications, that you can't do on a set. I do that because you have to be economical.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


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 ~


It may be easily shown, and is of no small significance, that the two great ideas of which the Anglo-Saxon is the exponent are having a fuller development in the United States than in Great Britain.
~By Josiah Strong ~


You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
~By Warren Buffett ~


The American people... want change. They want big ideas, big reform.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Maybe philosophy - I love talking about ideas. Or maybe art history. I was thinking about psychology, then I got really afraid because everybody says it's terribly boring.
~By Claire Danes ~


The internet has become such a great tool not just for chefs but for everyone. The net has given everyone the tools to see and almost experience new and different ideas.
~By Graham Kerr ~


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 ~


It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


I take little bits and pieces of ideas that I may or may not believe in but I give them to this character and he runs with them. I have fun with however he handles the situation.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


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


In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest; it is constantly given other directions by the change of external stimuli and by ideas.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state.
~By Dave Heineman ~


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 ~


The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.
~By Adrian Lyne ~


And there is a time where you can be beyond yourself. You can be better than your technique. You can be better than most of your usual ideas. And this is a whole other category that you can get into.
~By Dave Brubeck ~


The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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 ~


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


I address myself to the Communists, to those Communists who were prompted to join the Party by the progressive ideas of mankind and socialism, and not by selfish personal interests - let us represent our pure and just ideas by pure and just means.
~By Janos Kadar ~


Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
~By bell hooks ~


All we did was to sit around, collect some ideas, wait and see what's going to happen. That was it.
~By Mark McGrath ~


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


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


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 ~


But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


Let us tackle the big issues with bold ideas that transform Iowa to accomplish our shared mission to grow Iowa, and realize our shared vision of Iowa as the best place to live, work and raise a family.
~By Thomas Vilsack ~


Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication - particularly communication by sea that enabled people to get inspiration and ideas from each other and to exchange basic raw materials.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


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 ~


I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop.
~By Malcolm Mclaren ~


The hardest thing is the idea. Ideas come from somewhere but as far as we know they come from nowhere.
~By Ian Hunter ~


If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.
~By Lal Bahadur Shastri ~


Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
~By Candace Bushnell ~


The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis, that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths until the primary ones are reached.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing is clear but the arrogance of quest. I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A final proof of our ideas can only be obtained by detailed studies on the alterations produced in the amino acid sequence of a protein by mutations of the type discussed here.
~By Francis Crick ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


The inspiration to write? Perhaps it's not so much inspiration, as a NEED to write. I get itchy and guilty and dissatisfied when I haven't written for a while. Ideas come to me and need to be written down.
~By Eric Brown ~


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 ~


One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
~By Karl Kraus ~


The theatre is the involuntary reflex of the ideas of the crowd.
~By Sarah Bernhardt ~


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


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 ~


One problem with ideas, however valid, is that they are static and impersonal, whereas a person is active and dynamic.
~By William Hull ~


The English approach to ideas is not to kill them, but to let them die of neglect.
~By Jeremy Paxman ~


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 ~


Visual ideas combined with technology combined with personal interpretation equals photography. Each must hold it's own; if it doesn't, the thing collapses.
~By Arnold Newman ~


I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal.
~By Michael Giles ~


I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I'm not ready to choose between them yet, let alone settle down to the process of writing.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


Our ideas are for the most part like bad sixpences, and we spend our lives trying to pass them on one another.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.
~By Krzysztof Kieslowski ~


My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do.
~By John Astin ~


We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas, and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea.
~By Max Lerner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
~By James Robinson ~


Certainly since then many people have taken a lot of those ideas and ridden them for years and years and made careers out of them. Part of that is willingness to do the kind of work that I wasn't willing to do. Get into a van and cover the country.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


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 ~


Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective.
~By Andrew Mellon ~


The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.
~By Stella Adler ~


I was trying to figure out what to do next, I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools - software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives.
~By Mitch Kapor ~


I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that sustain me and the ideas of that symbol, of that extraordinary figure, Jesus Christ.
~By Fidel Castro ~


I grew up in a very literate, very independent household where people spoke their ideas and were very supportive of helping each other find their own way.
~By Lucinda Williams ~

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April 14 ,2024
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