Ideas Quotes

Geoffrey parsons - to feel the right emotions is fully as important...
Some have half - Baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.
Author Unknown

Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one - Ideaed individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them.
Klemens Von Metternich
Rolfe neill - reading transports me. i can go anywhere and...
Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.
George Crane

Ideas are the beginning of all achievement.
Bruce Lee
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
Fran Lebowitz
The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.
Chinese Prove
When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - Say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - It is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ideas, like individuals, live and die. They flourish, according to their nature, in one soil or climate and droop in another. They are the vegetation of the mental world.
Macneile Dixon
There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal.
The National, Paris, 1850
Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official - - Not to say arbitrary - - In their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.
William Adams
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
At least two - Thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.
Aldous Huxley
I am long on ideas, but short on time. I only expect to live only about a hundred years.
Thomas Alva Edison
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.
John Maynard Keynes
I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.
Great minds discuss ideas Average minds discuss events Small minds discuss people.
The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
Hyman Rickove
The real giants have been poets, men who jumped from facts into the realm of imagination and ideas.
Bill Bernbach
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
Alfred North Whitehead
Reason and emotion are not antagonists. What seems like a struggle is a struggle between two opposing ideas or values, one of which, automatic and unconscious, manifests itself in the form of a feeling.
Nathaniel Brandon
Fixed ideas are like a cramp in the foot - The best remedy against it is to tread on it.
S? ren Kierkegaard, Journal, july 6., 1838
Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
Theodore Harold White
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
Gaston Bachelard
Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
Helen Kelle
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Thomas Alva Edison
The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
William O. Douglas
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Archibald MacLeish
People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
Warren Bennis
To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
H. L. Mencken
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F Scott
We must have the 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.
Maxwell Maltz
Ideas shape the course of history.
John Maynard Keynes
There are well - Dressed foolish ideas just as there are well - Dressed fools.
Diane Ackerman
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald