Ideas

Posted by Vebra on December 14, 2012

Your mind is your most powerful resources.


In the jungle of ideas, it is hard to find the true direction! The paths of the wrong ideas often seem to be very alluring!
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

Minds with fixed ideas are like granite: They can never be penetrated with soft words and gentle persuasions.
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

You are an explorer, and you represent our species, and the greatest good you can do is to bring back a new idea, because our world is endangered by the absence of good ideas. Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness.
- Terence McKenna

An idea can destroy the mind of a human being, twist it into a dark path of destruction and illness. But only the human can destroy the mind with a bullet to the soul. Ideas do not kill people; they ruin them. People kill people.
- Ingrid

At beyond continent of reality, there are oceans of ideas.
- Toba Beta

Good ideas may not want to be free, but they do want to connect, fuse, recombine. They want to reinvent themselves by crossing conceptual borders. They want to complete each other as much as they want to compete.
- Steven Johnson

Once an idea is out and about, it can't be called back, silenced or erased. You can't contain it, any more than you could put the head of a dandelion back together after the wind has scattered its seeds.
- P.W. Catanese

We can't change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
- James Hillman

For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
- John Milton

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
- Hyman Rickover

Coming up with ideas is the easiest thing on earth. Putting them down is the hardest.
- Rod Serling

Art builds upon art, builds upon art... nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something... or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas... and it's magical.
- Shannon Taylor Hodnett

A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it.
- Sigmund Freud

Take what interests and knowledge you can from books, but do not let them replace words and thoughts of your own.
- Pai Kit Fai

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

Don't be afraid of new ideas. Be afraid of old ideas. They keep you where you are and stop you from growing and moving forward. Concentrate on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
- Anthony Robbins

An new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces - more commonly it's modeled of baling wire and acne, more commonly it wheezes and tips over.
- Marge Piercy

Ideas have enormous consequences in a person's life because you ultimately become what you believe.
- Orrin Woodward

Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
- Lou Dorfsman

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

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
- Henry Ward Beecher

In art, and maybe just in general, the idea is to be able to be really comfortable with contradictory ideas. In other words, wisdom might be, seem to be, two contradictory ideas both expressed at their highest level and just let to sit in the same cage sort of, vibrating. So, I think as a writer, I'm really never sure of what I really believe.
- George Saunders

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

A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
- John Maynard Keynes

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

Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches.
- Gary D. Schmidt


Talking about ideas for a novel is a bit like showing pictures of the ultrasound if you're pregnant. Until they're out in the world, they can only be wonderful to you.
- Clare Boylan

Ideas are a dime a dozen, they are worthless, but people who put their ideas into action are priceless.
- n/a

Ideas are the beginning of all achievement.
- Bruce Lee

Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make.
- Charles Eames

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

Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
- Bern Williams

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

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The longing to produce great inspirations didn't produce anything but more longing.
- Sophie Kerr

If you go with the flow, you'll eventually end up over the waterfall.
- Adam R. Gwizdala

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man’s greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
- Tim Blixseth

Money never starts an idea; it's the idea that starts the money.
- Mark Victor Hansen

An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it.
- Donald Robert Perry Marquis


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