Being willing is not enough. We must do.— Leonardo da Vinci
Lavish Different Ideas quotations
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man.
There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage.
The Americans may think they have 'liberated' Baghdad but the tens of thousands of thieves - they came in families and cruised the city in trucks and cars searching for booty - seem to have a different idea what liberation means.
10% of conflict is due to difference in opinion and 90% is due to delivery and tone of voice.
Adidas is a very personal inspiration to me.
It has enriched my creative life. It's an exchange between different cultures, different ideas, and most of all, it is teamwork.
Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate, but take a special delight in differences in ideas and differences in life forms.
He was not only the most brilliant strategist of all our generals, but he had a good political sense. A man of that quality was too difficult for Hitler to swallow for long. At conferences Manstein often differed from Hitler, in front of others, and would go so far as to declare that some of the ideas which Hitler put forward were nonsense.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
If you give up on the idea that your voice can make a difference, then other voices will fill the void
If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life's exciting variety, not something to fear.
The idea of being part of this tapestry of humanity is a far more enlightening idea for me than believing you are going to this different place when you die. The magic of reality is far more potent.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
We can't change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
The only chance for victory over the brainwash is the right of every man to have his ideas judged one at a time. You never get clarity as long as you have these packaged words, as long as a word is used by twenty-five people in twenty-five different ways. That seems to me to be the first fight, if there is going to be any intellect left.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Whiteness allows the architectural ideas to be understood most clearly - the difference between opacity and transparency, solid and void, structure and surface. These things are more perceptible in a white environment. They have a greater clarity.
We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly.
To be different is not necessarily to be ugly;
to have a different idea is not necessarily to be wrong. The worst possible thing is for all of us to begin to look and talk and act and think alike.
I paint the way I do because I can keep on putting more and more things in - like drama, pain, anger, love, a figure, a horse, my ideas of space. It doesn't matter if it differs from mine, as long as it comes from the painting, which has its own integrity and intensity.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Undoubtedly to some, the idea of giving so much love to self will seem very cold, hard and unmerciful. Still this matter may be seen in a different light, when we find that 'looking out for number one,' as directed by the infinite, is really looking out for number two and is indeed the only way to permanently benefit number two.
The financial markets generally are unpredictable.
So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market.
I have a different idea of a universal.
It is of a universal rich with all that is particular, rich with all the particulars there are, the deepening of each particular, the coexistence of them all.
No about of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.
It wasn't just music in The Ramones: it was an idea.
It was bringing back a whole feel that was missing in rock music – it was a whole push outwards to say something new and different. Originally it was just an artistic type of thing; finally I felt it was something that was good enough for everybody.
Just imagine how boring life would be if we were all the same.
My idea of a perfect world is one in which we really appreciated each other's differences: Short, tall; Democrat, Republican; black, white; gay, straight-a world in which all of us are equal, but definitely not the same.
Get rid at the outset of the idea that the airplane is only an air-going sort of automobile. It isn't. It may sound like one and smell like one, and it may have been interior decorated to look like one; but the difference is - it goes on wings.
How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.
The fun thing we get to do is mess around playing all sorts of different people.
People that really existed, people that exist in a book - whom people love and have a specific idea of who they are, and you kind of have to work with that - or people that you can take a completely fresh look at.
A lot of sneaker brands come to me, not even just designers.
They come to me with ideas trying to push different things, and I want it to be stuff that I feel is organic.
Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
As time went on, we learned to arm ourselves in our different ways.
Some of us with real guns, some of us with more ephemeral weapons, an idea or improbable plan or some sort of formulation about how best to move through the world. An idea that will let us be. Protect us and keep us safe. But a weapon nonetheless.
We can remove poverty from the surface of the earth only if we can redesign our institutions - like the banking institutions, and other institutions; if we redesign our policies, if we look back on our concepts, so that we have a different idea of poor people.
Our people should feel free to express diverse views, pursue unconventional ideas or simply be different.
They laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at them because they're all the same.
The poorest parts of the world are by and large the places in which one can best view the worst of medicine and not because doctors in these countries have different ideas about what constitutes modern medicine. It's the system and its limitations that are to blame.
We are so busy telling God where we would like to go.
We wait with the idea of some great opportunity, something sensational, and when it comes we are quick to cry, 'Here am I.' Readiness for God means that we are ready to do the tiniest little thing or the great big thing, it makes no difference.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk -- and to act.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
Where do new ideas come from? The answer is simple: differences.
While there are many theories of creativity, the only tenet they all share is that creativity comes from unlikely juxtapositions. The best way to maximize differences is to mix ages, cultures, and disciplines.