Ideas Quotes

Lionel trilling, the liberal imagination (1950) - there is no connection between the political...
A committee is a cul - De - Sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
Sir Barnett Cocks (ca. 1907)

This coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop... the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp - Shooters.
Honore de Balzac
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism, to steal ideas from many is research.
Anon.
Mary beth danielson - if growing up is the process of creating ideas...

The policy of repression of ideas cannot work and never has worked.
Robert Hutchins
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
Richard adams - the thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the...
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
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Napoleon Hill
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
Gaston Bachelard
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Marie Curie
Civilization is a slow process of adopting the ideas of minorities.
Anonymous
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
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
Karl Poppe
Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.
C. D. Jackson
The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.
Chinese Prove
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them.
Klemens Von Metternich
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Goethe
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
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor.
Joseph Addison
All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.
Grant Wood
There are only two kinds of scholars those who love ideas and those who hate them.
Emile Chartie
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
Bern Williams
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
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
Don Marquis
The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson
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
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.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.
Harold Abelson
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
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
John Steinbeck
Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.
George Crane
Familiarity may breed contempt in some areas of human behavior, but in the field of social ideas it is the touchstone of acceptability.
J. William Galbraith
In the realm of ideas it is better to let the mind sally forth, even if some precious preconceptions suffer a mauling.
Robert F. Goheen
We get new ideas from God every hour of our day when we put our trust in Him - - But we have to follow that inspiration up with perspiration - - we have to work to prove our faith. Remember that the bee that hangs around the hive never gets any honey.
Albert E. Cliffe
The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all.
Edward De Bono
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Rmy de Gourmont
Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas.
Tom McMakin, CEO, Great Harvest