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  1. Picture quote by Eleanor Roosevelt about ideas

    Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people. ⏤ Eleanor Roosevelt

  2. Picture quote by Unknown about motivational

    Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution. ⏤ Unknown

  3. Picture quote about forgive

    We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.

  4. Picture quote by George Carlin about idealist

    Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. ⏤ George Carlin

  5. Picture quote by Sayings about idea

    Ideas hold little intrinsic value without execution. ⏤ Sayings

  6. Picture quote about life

    You're always haunted by the idea that you're wasting your life

  7. Picture quote by Eleanor Roosevelt about people

    Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. ⏤ Eleanor Roosevelt

  8. Picture quote by Carl Jung about behavior

    To be normal is the ideal aim of the unsuccessful. ⏤ Carl Jung

  9. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about mind

    The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  10. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about forgiveness

    Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

  11. Picture quote by Robert Bolt about belief

    A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses, it is an idea that possesses the mind. ⏤ Robert Bolt

  12. Picture quote by Unknown about ideals

    If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideals of beauty would be. ⏤ Unknown

  13. Picture quote by Carl Sandburg about idealist

    I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way. ⏤ Carl Sandburg

  14. Picture quote by Bobby Umar about leader

    Good leaders develop ideas. Great leaders develop people. The best leaders develop new leaders. ⏤ Bobby Umar

  15. Picture quote about mind

    Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

  16. Picture quote by Napoleon Hill about idea

    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. ⏤ Napoleon Hill

  17. Picture quote by Rumi about idea

    Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. ⏤ Rumi

  18. Picture quote by Unknown about motivational

    It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen. ⏤ Unknown

  19. Picture quote by Bobby Umar about leadership

    Good leaders develop ideas.Great leaders develop people.The best leaders develop new leaders. ⏤ Bobby Umar

  20. Picture quote by Rich Simmonds about thinking

    Don't look for ideas that will confirm your thinking; rather look for trends that will disrupt your thoughts. ⏤ Rich Simmonds

  21. Picture quote by Dogen about zen

    Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. ⏤ Dogen

  22. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about idea

    Take all the training you can get; One good idea is all you need to save yourself years of hard work. ⏤ Brian Tracy

  23. Picture quote by Robert Kiyosaki about thinking

    If you want to be rich, think big... think differently. ⏤ Robert Kiyosaki

  24. Picture quote by Mark Twain about idea

    A man with a new idea is a crank - until the idea succeeds. ⏤ Mark Twain

  25. Picture quote by Frank Chimero about design

    Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because the idea wasn't theirs. ⏤ Frank Chimero

What are the best idea quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about idea of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best idea quotations. Top idea sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.

Nikola Tesla

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

Marie Curie

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

Thomas A. Edison

We shouldn't be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.

Noam Chomsky

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.

George Carlin

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.

John F. Kennedy

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

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.

Oprah Winfrey

I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.

Carl Sandburg

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.

Thomas Mann

Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.

Carl Schurz

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.

Jane Austen

To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.

James Madison

We are the prisoners of ideas.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!

Les Brown

Paris is always a good idea.

Audrey Hepburn

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.

Thomas A. Edison

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.

Jerry Seinfeld

Our ideals, like pictures, are made from lights and shadows.

Joseph Joubert

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.

Susie Bright

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.

Barack Obama

Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Who can't relate to the idea of leaving one chapter behind and moving on to the next?

Mike Shinoda

Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

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.

Andy Rooney

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.

Swami Vivekananda

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A perfect human being: Man in search of his ideal of perfection. Nothing less.

Pir Vilayat Khan

Everything begins with an idea.

Earl Nightingale

I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.

Anita Hill

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

Some people entertain ideas; others put them to work.


Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.

Sydney J. Harris

Ideas are more powerful than people.

Jim DeMint

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

Maria Montessori

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.

Leon Trotsky

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.

John Galsworthy

We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.

Walt Disney

Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head.

Robert Smithson

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.

Ani DiFranco

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.

Napoleon Hill

In time your relatives will come to accept the idea that a career is as important to you as your family. Of course, in time the polar ice cap will melt.

Barbara Dale

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

Albert Camus

The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.

Ray Bradbury

We have some great ideas, but most of 'em come too late to do us any good.

Will Rogers

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true ideal is not opposed to the real but lies in it; and blessed are the eyes that find it.

James Russell Lowell

Great ideas originate in the muscles.

Thomas A. Edison

Many ideas are good for a limited time -- not forever.

Robert Townsend

The ideas dictate everything, you have to be true to that or you're dead.

David Lynch

Good ideas and innovations must be driven into existence by courageous patience.

Hyman Rickover

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Herbert Hoover

I was in love with the idea of being in love with a woman way before I was actually in love with one.

Jimmy Carr

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.

Wim Wenders

Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds

Remy De Gourmont

Idealist: a cynic in the making.

Irving Layton

No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.

Winston Churchill

The world moves, and ideas that were good once are not always good.


Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?

Eliza Cook

A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language.

Alfred North Whitehead

The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.


I have no idea what I'm going to say when I stand up to give a toast. But I do know that anything I say I find funny.

Don Rickles

Whenever somebody comes up with a good idea, there's somebody else who has never had a good idea in his life who stands up and says, Oh, you can't do that.

Tom Clancy

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.

Alan Watts

Labor gives birth to ideas.

Jim Rohn

A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.

James Cash Penney

An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.

Pablo Picasso

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.

Jim Rohn

A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.

Jacques Maritain

The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.

Benjamin Britten

Ideas control the world.

James Garfield

A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea.

Victor Hugo

An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.

Edward De Bono

The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.

Malcolm De Chazal

It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.

Christian Nevell Bovee

A mediocre idea that guarantees enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.

Mary Kay Ash

To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active.

Jean Piaget

Ideas, as distinguished from events, are never unprecedented.

Hannah Arendt

All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love is easy, and I love writing. You can't resist love. You get an idea, someone says something, and you're in love.

Ray Bradbury

But the whole idea of the transformation... mystery, transformation, and manipulations - those were the things that Marcel was a magician at. That's his magic.

Robert Barnes

You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.

Medgar Evers

There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.

Audre Lorde

There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are will-dressed fools.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

Carl Sagan

Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.

Yao Ming

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.

Thomas Carlyle

New ideas come into this world somewhat like falling meteors, with a flash and an explosion, and perhaps somebody

Henry David Thoreau

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

Walt Disney

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