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  Quotes of Ideas [81]


  1. Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied. - Arnold Glasgow
  2. Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it is the only one we have. - Alain Chartier
  3. It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. - Anatole France
  4. Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. When ideas fail, words come in very handy. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  6. The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth. - William O. Douglas
  7. Ideas move rapidly when their time comes. - Carolyn Heilbrun
  8. No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit. - Sir Frederick G. Banting
  9. No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves. - Mignon McLaughlin
  10. The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it. - P. B. Medawar
  11. I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas. - Agatha Christie
  12. If we watch ourselves honestly, we shall often find that we have begun to argue against a new idea even before it has been completely stated. - Arthur Koestler
  13. Always have a pen and paper. Ideas come at the least convenient time. But, when they come, they must be captured while the intensity is there. - Bill Lathrop
  14. Ideas abound if I can get out of my everyday environment and travel to a new one. - Frances H. McIlvain
  15. There is a right physical size for every idea. - Henry Moore
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