Quotes by ideas
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G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
Samuel P. Huntington
American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
English writer and poet 1803-1873
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right.Source: Interview published in BBC (website): news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/club/your_reports/newsid_1697000/1697132.stm
British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Venezuelan fashion designer 1939-
Fashion has always been a repetition of ideas, but what makes it new is the way you put it together.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
James A. Garfield
President of the USA 1831-1881
Ideas control the world.
American statesman 1809-1865
If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
C. Neil Strait
American priest and author 1934-2003
Leisure time should be an occasion for deep purpose to throb and for ideas to ferment. Where a man allows leisure to slip without some creative use, he has forfeited a bit of happiness.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
German philosopher 1882-1940
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.