Ideas Quotes

Every time a man puts a new idea across he finds ten men who thought of it before he did – but they only thought of it.

Crank – a man with a new idea until it succeeds.

We can communicate an idea around the world in 70 seconds, but it sometimes takes years for an idea to get through 1/4″ of human skull.

All ideas need to be heard, because each idea contains one aspect of the truth. By examining that aspect, we add to our own idea of the truth. Even ideas that have no truth in them whatsoever are useful because by disproving them, we add support to our own ideas.

An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.

A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.

We cannot take anything for granted beyond the first mathematical formulae. Question everything else.

In the matter of ideas the public prefer the cheap and nasty.

The first thing an idea does is to kill somebody.

General notions are generally wrong.