As an academic, I like dissenting ideas, because out of them comes a deeper understanding of how things are or should be.
The poet, whether in prose or verse, the creator, can only stamp his images forcibly on the page, in proportion, as he has forcibly felt, ardently nursed, and long brooded over them.
The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
Think for thyself one good idea, But known to be thine own; Is better than a thousand gleaned, From fields by others sown.
An apathetic or hostile attitude is the enemy of creative thought. Ideas, like people, flourish when they are welcomed and embraced.
All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.
Every new idea is born drowning.
An idea is salvation by imagination.
The only people in the world who can change things are those who can sell ideas.