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A culture is made -- or destroyed -- by its articulate voices.
Ayn Rand
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Jonathan Swift
A powerful idea communicates some of its power to the man who contradicts it
Marcel Proust
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
Marcel Proust
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
George Eliot
All great ideas are dangerous.
Oscar Wilde
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Abraham Lincoln
An idea is a feat of association.
Robert Frost
An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
Pablo Picasso
An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.
Richard Bach
An idea must not be condemned for being a little shy and incoherent; all new ideas are shy when introduced first among our old ones. We should have patience and see whether the incoherency is likely to wear off or to wear on, in which latter case the
Samuel Butler
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
Arnold H. Glasgow
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Oscar Wilde
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
William James
An individual who forces himself to accept this or that idea, or who pretends to accept this or that idea, not only on the ground that believing in it is an act of virtue, but also on the ground that doing so is prudent, is both a fool and a knave
Henry Louis Mencken
Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested intellectual development
Oscar Wilde
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
Walt Disney
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