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  Quotes of Ideas [81]


  1. The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. - Alfred North Whitehead
  2. In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs. - Francis Darwin
  3. When someone begins a new idea and follows through with it, to the benefit of all around them, it is a beautiful thing. - Laury Ravenstein
  4. It is the form the idea takes in the imagination rather than the form as it exists outside. - Arthur Dove
  5. One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea. - Walter Bagehot
  6. Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves. - Andre Gide
  7. Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle. - Ken Hakuta
  8. I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. - John Cage
  9. Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  10. Ideas are gifts and if you are listening and in a state of awareness you shall find a universe of ideas. - Kathleen Arnason
  11. Not to engage in this pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men. - Mortimer J. Adler
  12. Between the idea and the reality, between the motion and the act, falls the shadow. - T. S. Eliot
  13. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs. - John Vincent
  14. Reading plants, nourishes and grows ideas. - William V. Dunning
  15. Thought is, perhaps, the forerunner and even the mother of ideas, and ideas are the most powerful and the most useful things in the world. - George Gardner
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