Ideas Quotes

J. william galbraith - familiarity may breed contempt in some areas of...
Everyone is in business for himself, for he is selling his services, labor or ideas. Until one realizes that this is true he will not take conscious charge of his life and will always be looking outside himself for guidance.
Sidney Madwed

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.
Henry Van Dyke
The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas - A trial of spiritual resolve the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated.
Ronald Reagan
Dwight d eisenhowe - the world moves, and ideas that were once good...
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal, but ideas are immortal.
William Lippmann

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
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Miriam Beard
The best ideas come from jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
David Ogilvie
You have to let people challenge your ideas.
Tom Kasten, VP, Levi Strauss and Co.
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
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
Almost all really new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Alfred North Whitehead
People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
Warren Bennis
Be not astonished at new ideas for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
Spinoza
It is impossible for ideas to compete in the marketplace if no forum for their presentation is provided or available.
Thomas Mann
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is useless to send armies against ideas.
Georg Brandes
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
George Santayana
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
Karl Poppe
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
People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
David H. Comins
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
The wise only possess ideas the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
Spinoza
The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen.
Tommy Smothers
Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.
Steven Patrick Callahan
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
Don Marquis
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
Hector Berlioz
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
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
The men who come on the stage at one period are all found to be related to each other. Certain ideas are in the air.
Julie Arabi
If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.
Albert Einstein
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
John Steinbeck
To feel the right emotions is fully as important as to hold the right ideas, and the great service of religion is the development of the right emotions.
Geoffrey Parsons
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self - Opinionated thinkers.
John Owen
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Thomas Alva Edison
I am about to put foward some major ideas they will be heard and pondered. If not all of them please, surely a few will in some sort, then, I shall have contributed to the progress of our age, and shall be content.
Marquis de Sade
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.
George Eliot
The best ideas are common property.
Seneca, Epistles