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Ideas quotes and quotations

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

He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when a man has only one idea.
Author Unknown

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them.
Alfred North Whitehead

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Anatole France

Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz

There are only two kinds of scholars; those who love ideas and those who hate them.
Emile Chartier

If at first the idea is absurd, then there is no hope for it.
Aristotle

An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright

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

It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life.
Randall Jarrell

Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
Hector Berlioz

I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.
Georgia O'Keeffe

To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
H. L. Mencken

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Miriam Beard

So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination.
J. B. S. Haldane

College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Helen Keller

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.
Hortense Calisher

It is by acts, and not by ideas that people live.
Anatole France

Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats.
Howard Aiken

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

Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy.
Jim Hightower

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
John Cage

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

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
Ken Hakuta

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

The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
P. B. Medawar

You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one.
Aristotle

What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born.
Jean Genet

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Howard Aiken

I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.
Samuel Goldwyn

All great ideas are dangerous.
Randall Jarrell

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

A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
Sir Barnett Cocks

No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit.
Sir Frederick G. Banting

If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice.
Tom Stoppard

The best ideas are common property.
Seneca

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Walter Bagehot

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Goethe

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
John Cage

The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J Arthur Thomson

He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
Abraham Lincoln

The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
William O. Douglas

If you steal ideas from one source, that's plagiarism, but if you steal ideas from more than one source, that's research.
Laurendo Almeida

The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible.
Author Unknown

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
Randall Jarrell

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.
Hortense Calisher