Favorite Quotations ~  Ideas, 3 Hubble Space Telescope: New Views

"Do not covet your ideas. Give away everything you know, and more will come back to you." ~ Paul Arden, It's Not How Good You Are


If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself. Also you will have betrayed our community in failing to make your contribution to the whole. ~ Rollo May, Courage to Create

Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless. ~ Mary Kay Ash

We weren't forced to follow the old ideas. ~ J. Georg Bednorz

The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. ~ Mark Twain

Everything of mine is permeated with my love of ideas--both big and small. It doesn't matter what it is, as long as it grabs me and holds me, facinates me. And then I'll run out and something about it... I write for fun. ~ Ray Bradbury

If it's a good idea . . . go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. ~ Grace Hopper

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. ~ Alexander Hamilton

No matter how good an idea sounds, test it first. ~ Henry Bloch

A single idea, if it's right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experience. ~ Jacques Maritain

Breslin's Rule: Don't trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover. ~ Jimmy Breslin

If there's CHIFF (clever, high quality, innovative, friendly, fun), then there's a good chance it's going to be a good Cranium brand fit. ~ Whit Alexander, IBD, 4/6/05

If you don't generalize you don't philosophize. ~ Robert M. Pirsig

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