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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 mind

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

  4. 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

  5. Picture quote by Bobby Umar about leadership

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

  6. Picture quote by Unknown about motivational

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

  7. Picture quote by Dogen about zen

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

  8. Picture quote by Robert Kiyosaki about thinking

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

  9. Picture quote about ideas

    The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.

  10. Picture quote about ideas

    Knowing something is an obsolete idea

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

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

Marie Curie

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

Robin Williams

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

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

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

Thomas Mann

Ideas shape the course of history.

John Maynard Keynes

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

Hector Berlioz

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

Les Brown

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I want to do nothing chic, I want to have ideas before beginning a piece.

Georges Bizet

We are the prisoners of ideas.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas A. Edison

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.

Paul Engle

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

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.

Coco Chanel

Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.

Charles Gounod

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Victor Hugo

Everything begins with an idea.

Earl Nightingale

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.

John Thune

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.

Joichi Ito

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Leon Trotsky

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

Napoleon Hill

Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.

Walt Disney

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

George Orwell

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Great ideas originate in the muscles.

Thomas A. Edison

Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds

Remy De Gourmont

Whenever ideas fail, men invent words.

Martin H. Fischer

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

Robert Townsend

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

David Lynch

The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!

Bill Watterson

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

Hyman Rickover

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

Will Rogers

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

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


Labor gives birth to ideas.

Jim Rohn

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.

Gerald R. Ford

Providing, meaning to a mass of unrelated needs, ideas, words and pictures - it is the designer's job to select and fit this material together and make it interesting.

Paul Rand

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.

Norman Cousins

I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed.

Michael Nesmith

Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.

James Robinson

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

Pablo Picasso

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

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

Jacques Maritain

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


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

Jim Rohn

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

Alfred North Whitehead

An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.

Robert Frost

Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

Ideas, as distinguished from events, are never unprecedented.

Hannah Arendt

Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Medgar Evers

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

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort

There's no field of music which doesn't have good ideas.

Robert Wyatt

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

Henry David Thoreau

A crank is someone with a new idea -- until it catches on.

Mark Twain

Good acting is about being as natural and calm as possible. These days producers have such definite ideas that you have to be prepared to do whatever they ask.

Bryn Terfel

A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence.

Francis Wright

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

Mary Kay Ash

Capital isn't that important in business. Experience isn't that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.

Harvey S. Firestone

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

Linus Pauling

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

Christian Nevell Bovee

It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa.

Wangari Maathai

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

Audre Lorde

Eureka! I've got it.


Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.

Candace Bushnell

An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it.

Don Marquis

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth.

Albert Einstein

A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.

Andy Goldsworthy

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

Donatella Versace

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.

Rollo May

Ideas too are a life and a world.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.

Marcel Proust

When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I have some ideas on how to fix that. They're not very good ideas, but at least they're ideas!

Adam Savage

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

Samuel Goldwyn

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Ideas move fast when their time comes.

Carolyn Heilbrun

Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.

Arnold Glasgow

The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

Elbert Hubbard

It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.

John Maynard Keynes

Ideas are, in truth, force.

Henry James

A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.

William James

Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.

Charles Eames

An idea is salvation by imagination.

Frank Lloyd Wright

To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.

Jean Rostand

I like rhyme because it is memorable, I like form because having to work to a pattern gives me original ideas.

Anne Stevenson

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