Ideas Quotes

One's mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its orginal dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

John F. Kennedy

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

Jim Rohn

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

Alfred Nobel

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

Every idea I get I have to deny, that's my way of testing it.


A half-baked idea is okay as long as it's in the oven.


Don't be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don't follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it's enough.

Charles F. Kettering

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.

Napoleon Hil

Get a good idea and stay with it. Do it, and work at it until it's done right.

Walt Disney

Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!

Les Brown

If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.

George Bernard Shaw

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Great minds discuss ideas,average minds discuss events,small minds discuss people.

Hyman Rickover

Ideas are the root of creation.

Ernest Dimnet

The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld.

Dorothy Thompson

Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.

Thomas Edison

No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

William Bernbach

Share knowledge and ideas Tell someone about a great book that you read so they can benefit from it too. Teach a new concept or idea that you've learned.

Steve Brunkhorst

What makes us dream of some things and not others? Why might we pick up on a trivial event from the day and not something more important? Would it be possible to have someone dream of specific subjects by subtly suggesting those ideas?

Derren Victor Brown

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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