It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
Successful innovators recognize that discovery of great ideas come from looking at the same thing as everyone else and observing something different.
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas
The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
The American idea is a free church in a free state, and a free and unsectarian public school in every ward and every village with its door wide open to children of all races and every creed
Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood.
We shouldn't be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.
What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of trembling, for instance, all of a sudden most art starts to tremble. Michelangelo starts to tremble. El Greco starts to tremble. All the Impressionists start to tremble.
Ideas aren't real estate, they grow collectively and that knocks out the egotistical loneliness that generally infects art.
The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas
Baseball people, and that includes myself, are slow to change and accept new ideas. I remember that it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea