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"There is nothing easier than lopping off heads and nothing harder than developing ideas." Fyodor Dostoevsky 4.3076923076923075 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea." Fyodor Dostoevsky 4.25 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it." Marcel Proust 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Out of every hundred new ideas ninety-nine or more will probably be inferior to the traditional responses which they propose to replace. No one man, however brilliant or well-informed, can come in one lifetime to such fullness of understanding as to safely judge and dismiss the customs or institutions of his society, for those are the wisdom of generations after centuries of experiment in the laboratory of history." Will Durant 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express." Alexis de Tocqueville 3.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common." John Locke 4.714285714285714 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all." Abraham Lincoln 3.6666666666666665 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The world moves, and ideas that were good once are not always good." Dwight Eisenhower 3.8333333333333335 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own." Sydney Harris 3.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten but they may start a winning game." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?" Joseph Stalin 4.484848484848484 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When ideas fail, words come in very handy." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true." Niels Bohr 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood." Henry Mencken 4.25 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"We need men who can dream of things that never were." John F. Kennedy 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The value of an idea lies in the using of it." Thomas Edison 4.6 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged." Thomas Edison 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Great ideas originate in the muscles." Thomas Edison 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds." Mark Twain 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it." Laurence Peter 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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