Idea - Quotes

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Thinking must never submit itself, neither to a dogma, nor to a party, nor to a passion, nor to an interest, nor to a preconceived idea, nor to whatever it may be, if not to facts themselves, because, for it, to submit would be to cease to be.

Henri Poincaré

Man`s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimension.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

If I were to give an award for the single best idea anyone has ever had, I'd give it to Darwin, ahead of Newton and Einstein and everyone else. In a single stroke, the idea of evolution by natural selection unifies the realm of life, meaning, and purpose with the realm of space and time, cause and effect, mechanism and physical law.

Daniel Dennett

Rest, nature, books, music, love for one`s neighbor - such is my idea of happiness.

Leo Tolstoy

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

Bob Hope

Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

Paulo Coelho

Life is not all about planning and shaping, but about not knowing, and being okay with that. It’s about learning to take the moment that comes and make the best of it, without any idea of what’s going to happen next.

Katrina Kenison

The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.

Andy Warhol

An original idea. That can`t be too hard. The library must be full of them.

Stephen Fry

We should not seek immortality in reproduction. But if you contribute to the world`s culture, if you have a good idea, compose a tune, invent a spark plug, write a poem, it may live on, intact, long after your genes have dissolved in the common pool.

Richard Dawkins

No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.

Fernando Pessoa

When you`re lost in those woods, it sometimes takes you a while to realize that you are lost. For the longest time, you can convince yourself that you`ve just wandered a few feet off the path, that you`ll find your way back to the trailhead any moment now. Then night falls again and again, and you still have no idea where you are, and its time to admit that you have bewildered yourself so far off the path that you dont even know from which direction the sun rises anymore.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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

Oscar Wilde

Sometimes in life it is a good idea to stop, sometimes it is a good idea to go on. The trick is to decide when to stop.

Richard Dawkins

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

Helen Keller

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