Ideas Quotes

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

Donatella Versace

Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.

James M. Baldwin

You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.

Alexander Graham Bell

Ideas are more powerful than guns.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

Ideas consume the ages as passions consume men. When man is cured, humanity may possibly cure itself.

Honor de Balzac

For every age there is a popular idea about what madness is, what causes it, and how a mad person should look and behave; and it is usually these popular ideas, rather than those of medical professionals, that turn up in songs and stories and plays and books.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Ideas have consequences, and totally erroneous ideas are likely to have destructive consequences.

Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen

Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.

Thomas Alva Edison

Designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.

Jeffery Veen

Good ideas turn into good designs fairly quickly. If you catch yourself fiddling too much with colors, borders and treatments to bring a design together, chances are the problem lies somewhere deeper.

Ryan Singer

One of the great privileges of being a part of the Senate, it being the greatest deliberative body in the world, is out of the discussions of ideas, hopefully truth can ultimately be achieved.

Bill Nelson

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

Robin Williams

To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find.

John McTiernan

We must trust our soul's noncallings as well as its callings. Destiny seems to have very specific ideas about what each of us should be doing on the planet, and our greatest personal fulfillment always lies in those directions and none other.

Dianne Skafte

Every phenomenon of nature was a word, - the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas.

Johann G. Hamann

Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.

Josiah Royce

All great ideas are dangerous.

Oscar Wilde

The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of goodwill.

J. Arthur Thomson

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people

Eleanor Roosevelt

The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs, and explosions, and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, ideas, predjudices, to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, predjudices can kill and suspicion can destroy. A thoughtless, freightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all it's own for the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is, is that these things can not be confined to the Twighlight Zone.

Rod Serling

A day will come when markets, open to trade, and minds, open to ideas, will become the sole battlefield.

Victor Marie Hugo

A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.

Godfrey Harold Hardy

Ideas and opinions, like living organisms, have a normal rate of growth which cannot be either checked or forced beyond a certain point. They can be held in check more safely than they can be hurried. They can also be killed; and one of the surest ways to kill them is to try to hurry them.

Samuel Butler
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