Favorite Quotations ~  Ideas, 2 Nine Crazy Ideas in Science

"An idea is salvation by imagination." ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away. ~ Linus Pauling

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. ~ John Steinbeck

When the lay public rallies round to an idea that is denounced by distinguished by elderly scientists and supports the idea with great fervor and emotion; the distinguished but elderly scientists are then, after all, right. ~ Isaac Asimov

A person who can create ideas worthy of note is a person who has learned much from others. ~ Konosuke Matsushita

A thought is an idea in transit. ~ Pythagoras

Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right. ~ Walt Disney

An idea’s worth is directly proportional to the opposition created. ~ Robert Townsend

Ideas are the roots of creation. ~ Ernest Dimnet

The operative assumption today is that someone, somewhere, has a better idea; and the operative compulsion is to find out who has that better idea, learn it, and put it into action--fast. ~ Jack Welch, IBD, 1/14/04

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use? ~ Dale Carnegie

All good ideas arrive by chance. ~ Max Ernst

What can change the world today is the same thing that has changed it in the past—an idea and the service of dedicated, committed individuals to that idea. ~ Sargent Shriver

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