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I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

 

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An idea is salvation by imagination.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

When an idea reaches critical mass
there is no stopping the shift
its presence will induce.
- Marianne Williamson

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world
with a broader significance
than the narrow association of
members in a sect or creed.
- Helen Keller

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

Unity with all creation is a huge idea,
but it fits comfortably within the vast cathedral of our being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be
so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
- Susie Bright

My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
- George Foreman

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
- Ashley Montagu

There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
- Everett Dirksen

Disneyland is a work of love.
We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
- Walt Disney

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance -
the idea that anything is possible.
- Ray Bradbury

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The value of an idea has nothing whatsoever
to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
- Oscar Wilde

An idea not coupled with action will never get any
bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism
and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly -
indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower,
dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as
an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

A mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique
I have to further the idea of peace.
- Garrett Morris

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea
that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein

So when we finally settled down outside of Seattle
I felt totally uncomfortable with that idea.
- Josh Lucas

In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false.
- Edgar Degas

I never quite envisioned myself a proper doctor under that white coat,
but I was interested in the idea of healing and in
the psychological dimension rather early on.
- Robert Jay Lifton

And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that
time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville,
their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine.
- Lee Ann Womack

The idea of seeing everybody clad the same is not really my cup of tea.
- Christian Lacroix

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin.
The contrary idea, the idea of progress,
is poison.
- Simone Weil

Every idea is an incitement...
Eloquence may set fire to reason.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

It's a very good idea that we have a third term Labour
government led by Tony Blair for a full term.
- Peter Mandelson

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

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders.
The world would go on even without you.
Don't take yourself so seriously.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Many things, for aught I know, may exist,
whereof neither I nor any other man hath or can have
any idea or notion whatsoever.
- George Berkeley

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
- Frank Moore Colby

I choose to worship not believing in God and government
should not thrust a religious idea down my throat.
- Michael Newdow

Then India, everyone has his own idea of India.
- J. Milton Hayes

I'm like Sergeant Schultz, I know nothing.
We are trying to share ideas around the world.
We don't just come up with a great idea in Brazil and
ignore it in the rest of the world.
- Rick Wagoner

Well, we know that people in Australia love the idea
of both Impulse and Virgin Blue getting up and adding a bit of competition,
and it's fun to be able to deliver it.
- Richard Branson

However much I dislike the idea of abortion,
you should not criminalize a woman who,
in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
- Tony Blair

In The Name of the King is the right title.
To be honest, I don't know who had the final idea for
the title but I liked it and it has a strong connection to the movie's story.
- Uwe Boll

My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current
form is based on the audience that comes with it.
- David Antin

The philosophical idea that there are no more distances,
that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers,
is such a drag!
I like differences.
- Brian Eno


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