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Ideas Quotes

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Albert Einstein
If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.
Albert Einstein
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Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea.
Frederick Saunders
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Thomas A. Edison
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Thomas A. Edison
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If they have some ideas of how it should go, that's super. In 2015, where will this school be? How big will Lansing be? How are we going to meet those needs?
Brian Bode
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Most of the software ideas of the late '90s which people tried and failed on--customer relationship management, marketing analytics, supply chain management, B2B procurement--those ideas all made sense and had good business justifications. But the tech wasn't quite there. Many customers who bought early feel bitter. But at some point those things will hit the mainstream and work.
Marc Andreessen
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I'm sure the primary campaign will be a spirited exchange of ideas - and we look forward to finding out where Mr. Webb stands on the issues that are important to Virginia's families and to Virginia Democrats.
Brian Cook
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Ideas control the world.
James Garfield
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A lot of people have a lot of ideas. But a lot of people never do anything. That's frustrating. The hardest part is just getting into it and stepping up and doing it.
Adam Davis
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We hired an interior designer who had lots of mad ideas - Caroline managed to calm him down a bit.
Adam Hollis
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Albert Einstein
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
Albert Einstein
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The governor has an ambitious agenda and a lot of exciting ideas. It's important that he communicate those ideas with the people of California directly in a substantive manner.
Adam Mendelsohn
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We should have done them a couple of years ago, probably. They are ideas who's time has come.
Adam Searing
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If someone comes up with a super-hot idea ... we'll have a bunch of researchers who can take those ideas, get them prototyped and see if there's a real, healthy business there.
Adam Sohn
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Though they campaigned under different platforms, they had some very similar ideas. One of Griffin's main objectives is to create an annual large-scale RHA event -- Meg has wanted to do that as well.
Adam Wiszowaty
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Albert Einstein
They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation, through the medium of powerful personalities.
Albert Einstein
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Alan Greenspan
Emperors and armies come and go, ... but unless they leave new ideas in their wake, they are of passing historic consequence. The short list of intellectuals who have materially advanced the betterment of civilization unquestionably includes Adam Smith.
Alan Greenspan
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Don't have good ideas if you aren't willing to be responsible for them.
Alan Perlis
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Al Capone
Don't you get the idea I'm one of those goddam radicals. Don't get the idea I'm knocking the American system.
Al Capone
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Alan Watts
We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin.
Alan Watts
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He has good ideas, and he's going to be good, ... It's just a matter of whatever else it entails as far as managing people. I don't know him that well. He seems to be a nice enough guy.
Al Leiter
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Never hesitate to steal a good idea.
Al Neuharth
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Japan is a fast adopter of new ideas. If you're hot in Japan, you're hot really fast.
Alex Lee
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The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it.
Alfred Whitehead
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We are looking for the best ideas wherever they can be found.
Alexander Garvin
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Ideas are, in truth, force.
Henry James
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In Texas, years ago, almost all of the oil came from surface operations. Then someone got the idea that there were greater sources of supply deeper down. A well was drilled five thousand feet deep. The result? A gusher. Too many of us operate on the surface. We never go deep enough to find supernatural resources. The result is, we never operate at our best. More time and investment is involved to go deep but a gusher will pay off.
Alfred Montapert
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If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
Alfred Nobel
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Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
Guy deBord
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Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred Whitehead
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