Quotes and Sayings about Ideas
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
— Mark Twain
The greatest ideas are the simplest.
- William Golding
Get a good idea and stay with it. Do it, and work at it until it’s done right.
— Walt Disney
For an idea that does not first seem insane, there is no hope.
- Albert Einstein
An idea is something you have; an ideology is something that has you.
- Morris Berman
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
When an idea takes hold, nothing can stop it!
- Stephen Richards
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
- John F. Kennedy
The quality of a play is the quality of its ideas.
- George Bernard Shaw
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
- Peter F. Drucker
My ideas aren’t afraid of height.
- Leena Ahmad Almashat
As long as our ideas are the same, we will never be apart.
- G.I. Gurdjieff
Anyone can produce a new fact; the thing is to produce a new idea.
- E.E. Evans- Pritchard
The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
- David Ogilvy
Ideas can come from anywhere and at any time. The problem with making mental notes is that the ink fades very rapidly.
- Rolf Smith
Ideas define us, our past, our present, and most importantly, our future.
- P.W. Cross
The dangerous man is the one who has only one idea, because then he’ll fight and die for it.
- Francis Crick
But if you have big ideas you have to use big words to express them, haven’t you?
- L.M. Montgomery
Someday, men will visit ideas instead of places.
- Toba Beta
It is not my words that I polish, but my ideas.
- Joseph Joubert
Rules are a great way to get ideas. All you have to do is break them.
- Jack Foster
Most ideas are born and lost in isolation.
- Scott Belsky
In art one idea is as good as another.
- Willem De Kooning
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
– Alfred Whitney Griswold
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce.
- Marianne Williamson
Ideas do not have to be correct in order to be good; its only necessary that, if they do fail, they do so in an interesting way.
- Robert Rosen
It is better to have a bad method than to have none.
- Charles de Gaulle
I don’t want to adopt your ideas, I want to give birth to them.
- Jarod Kintz
Ideas stand in the corner and laugh while we fight over them.
- Marty Rubin
Just because an idea is true doesn’t mean it can be proved. And just because an idea can be proved doesn’t mean it’s true.
- Jonah Lehrer
Ideas and not battles mark the forward progress of mankind.
- L. Ron Hubbard
It’s not how great the ideas are. It’s about how you write them, to make them great.
- Primadonna Angela
There is no avoiding the fact that we live at the mercy of our ideas This is never more true than with our ideas about God.
- Dallas Willard
Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
- Sydney J. Harris
The ideas are louder when there are fewer of them.
- David C. Day