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IDEAs: 20 more quotes

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21.“We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.”- Friedrich Nietzche

 

22. “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

 

23.“A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.” – Antoine St. Exupery

 

24. “If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.” – Charles Kettering

 

25.“Right now it’s only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.” – Woody Allen

 

26. “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.” – Pablo Picasso

 

27.“New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done; 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing; 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!” – Arthur C. Clarke

 

28. “Almost all really new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are just produced.” – Alfred North Whitehead

 

29.“Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.” – Paula Poundstone

 

30. “If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.” – Alfred Noble

 

31.“Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.” – William J. Cameron

 

32. “No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered.” – Winston Churchill

 

33.“If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.” – Thomas Mann

 

34. “The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.” – Bernard Baruch

 

35.“You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.” – Medgar Evers

 

36. “The man with a new idea is a crank — until the idea succeeds.” -Mark Twain

 

37.“An idea is salvation by imagination.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

 

38. “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” – John Cage

 

39.“The new idea either finds a champion or it dies. No ordinary involvement with a new idea provides the energy required to cope with the indifference and resistance that change provokes.” – Tom Peters

 

40. “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward: they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” – Goethe

 

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20 quotes on IDEAs

1. “If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” – Albert Einstein

2. “If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.” – Rollo May

3. “An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” – Oscar Wilde

4. “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” – John Steinbeck

5. “The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.” – Linus Pauling

6. “There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo

7. “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.” – Alfred North Whitehead

8. “A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” – Ovid

9. “You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” – Lee Iacocca

10. “No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

11. “Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.” – Thomas Edison

12. “It is the essence of genius to make use of the simplest ideas.” – Charles Peguy

13. “Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have.” – Emile Chartier

14. “I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn’t like it.” – Samuel Goldwyn

15. “An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.” – Charles Dickens

16. “Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?” – Albert Einstein

17. “One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

18. “The air is full of ideas. They are knocking you in the head all the time. You only have to know what you want, then forget it, and go about your business. Suddenly, the idea will come through. It was there all the time.” – Henry Ford

19. “Capital isn’t that important in business. Experience isn’t that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.” – Harvey Firestone

20. “A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.” – Mary Kay Ash

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