Enter one or two keywords to search these Relationship Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Home  |  Love Quotes  |  Sister Quotes  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Idea Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Idea

Please enjoy these Idea Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

 

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein

Please sign-up for my free Daily Inspiration email. Thank you, Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

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

When an idea reaches critical mass
there is no stopping the shift
its presence will induce.
- Marianne Williamson

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

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

Unity with all creation is a huge idea,
but it fits comfortably within the vast cathedral of our being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

An idea is salvation by imagination.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world
with a broader significance
than the narrow association of
members in a sect or creed.
- Helen Keller

The value of an idea has nothing whatsoever
to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
- Oscar Wilde

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as
an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

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

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
- George Foreman

There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
- Everett Dirksen

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

A mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea
that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

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

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

An idea not coupled with action will never get any
bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow

I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique
I have to further the idea of peace.
- Garrett Morris

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
- Ashley Montagu

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

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.
- Nolan Bushnell

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism
and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly -
indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington

The Democratic Party had no idea how to use the Internet.
They treated it like free money and then kept on doing
all the rest of the things they normally do.
- Wes Boyd

My idea is always to reach my generation.
The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between
betraying my country and betraying my friend,
I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
- E. M. Forster

Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that
you have to keep changing things and get something new.
I think that's balls - evil.
But obviously that's your livelihood.
- Robin Day

Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion.
No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one.
- Pervez Musharraf

The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure
of carbon to the equilibrium of the species and ecological whole,
will perhaps be the leading idea of the future.
- Joseph Needham

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

I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have
another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy.
- James L. Brooks

My idea of the ideal sex education site doesn't exist.
- Susie Bright

No, sometimes we just have to take liberties because the idea was so good.
I wish we'd just gone with the idea that Patsy had been a man.
It would have been fantastic.
- Jennifer Saunders

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

If somebody has a better idea than me,
I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page
because at the end of the day,
it's me that takes the credit anyway!
- Guy Ritchie

We toyed with the idea of making it a double album,
but I think that would only have confused everybody even more,
so we decided to stick with the songs we picked.
- Thom Yorke

And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale,
because I like these characters.
They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative,
they're dangerous.
- Brian De Palma

A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly.
The histories of all popular governments show absurd
is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.
- Franklin Pierce

Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting.
But really good actors are not hiding at all.
They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

The due process of law as we use it,
I believe,
rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
- June L. Trapp

Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
- E. M. Forster

I love the idea that biodiesel has the potential to support farmers,
especially the family farms.
- Daryl Hannah

We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law
is in forming public opinion,
in giving tone and character to the mass of society.
- Ernestine Rose


Thank you for visiting: Idea Quotes and Sayings - Quotes about Idea.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Relationship Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Love and Relationship Quotes


Find Quotes by Author



Read about copyright, terms of use, contact information, and more.