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A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.
~ Samuel Butler.

A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
~ John Ciardi.

A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip, and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
~ Charlie Brower.

All personal breakthroughs being with a change in beliefs. So how do we change? The most effective way is to get your brain to associate massive pain to the old belief. You must feel deep in your gut that not only has this belief cost you pain in the past, but it's costing you in the present and, ultimately, can only bring you pain in the future. Then you must associate tremendous pleasure to the idea of adopting a new, empowering belief.
~ Anthony Robbins.

An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he - for some reason - thinks it would be a good idea to give them.
~ Andy Warhol.

At every step the vast majority have expressed horror at the idea of an aggressive war.
~ Paul Robeson.

At one time my only wish was to be a police official. It seemed to me to be an occupation for my sleepless intriguing mind. I had the idea that there, among criminals, were people to fight: clever, vigorous, crafty fellows. Later I realized that it was good that I did not become one, for most police cases involve misery and wretchedness - not crimes and scandals.
~ Soren Kierkegaard.

But a weed is simply a plant that wants to grow where people want something else. In blaming nature, people mistake the culprit. Weeds are people's idea, not nature's.
~ Author Unknown.

But I already saw no great difference between the psyche and spirituality. To amass knowledge without becoming wise is not my idea of progress in therapy.
~ M. Scott Peck.

Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
~ Lou Dorfsman.

Crossing over the boundaries we've been taught to live within is a tough business. But I'm getting the idea they're not so formidable.
~ Jeb Dickerson, www.howtomatter.com.

Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
~ Miguel De Unamuno.

Feminism directly confronts the idea that one person or set of people [has] the right to impose definitions of reality on others.
~ Liz Stanley and Sue Wise.

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.
~ Henry L. Doherty.

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
~ King Hussein I.

I just could not stand the idea of eating meat - I really do think that it has made me calmer.... People's general awareness is getting much better, even down to buying a pint of milk: the fact that the calves are actually killed so that the milk doesn't go to them but to us cannot really be right, and if you have seen a cow in a state of extreme distress because it cannot understand why its calf isn't by, it can make you think a lot.
~ Kate Bush.

If you can't write your idea on the back of my calling card, you don't have a clear idea. 
~ David Belasco.

In composing, as a general rule, run your pen through every other word you have written; you have no idea what vigor it will give your style. 
~ Sydney Smith.

In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
~ Bill Vaughan.

Language is the means of getting an idea from my brain into yours without surgery.
~ Mark Amidon.

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
~ John Anthony Ciardi.

Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing. It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total.
~ Forsyth and Rada, Machine Learning.

My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes.

My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit.
~ Phyllis Diller.

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