Ideas Quotes

Language is the only instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.

Samuel Johnson

I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.

Albert Einstein

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk -- and act.

Maxwell Maltz

If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.

Alfred Nobel

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.

Jim Rohn

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

John F. Kennedy

Nothing like a nighttime stroll to give you ideas.

J.K. Rowling

Memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight.

John Locke

Dreams are nothing but incoherent ideas, occasioned by partial or imperfect sleep.

Benjamin Rush

Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.

Albert Einstein

The innovation point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams.

W. Arthur Porter

Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.

Ted Levitt

We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Let your thoughts meander towards a sea of ideas.

Leo D. Minnigh

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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

Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.

Susan Sontag

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.

David Ogilvy

History is the recital of facts represented as true. Fable, on the other hand, is the recital of facts represented as fiction. The history of man's ideas is nothing more than the chronicle of human error.

Voltaire

Believe in something larger than yourself... Get involved in the big ideas of your time.

Barbara Bush

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

Aristotle

I was a young man with uninformed ideas. I threw out queries, suggestions, wondering all the time over everything; and to my astonishment the ideas took like wildfire. People made a religion of them.

Charles Darwin

A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights.

Brian Tracy
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