Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
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There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
We shouldn't be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State.
My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Do you know what happens when you give a procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.
If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.
Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.
We are the prisoners of ideas.
Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!
Paris is always a good idea.
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
He who has a mistaken idea of life, will always have a mistaken idea of death.
It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen.
Our ideals, like pictures, are made from lights and shadows.
Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.
Ideas are more powerful than people.
Who can't relate to the idea of leaving one chapter behind and moving on to the next?
I am so busy doing nothing... that the idea of doing anything - which as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything.
We need to internalize this idea of excellence.
Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
Don't look for ideas that will confirm your thinking; rather look for trends that will disrupt your thoughts.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
Death destroys a man, the idea of Death saves him.
Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
A perfect human being: Man in search of his ideal of perfection. Nothing less.
Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.
Good leaders develop ideas.Great leaders develop people.The best leaders develop new leaders.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.
Everything begins with an idea.
Some people entertain ideas; others put them to work.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.