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Many times, what people call 'writer's block' is the confusion that happens when a writer has a great idea, but their writing skill is not up to the task of putting that idea down on paper. I think that learning the craft of writing is critical.
The idea that cinema can be dangerous is a great idea.
At Pixar, we do sequels only when we come up with a great idea, and we always strive to be different than the original.
A great idea is not enough.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
I think a badly crafted, great idea for a new film with a ton of spelling mistakes is just 100 times better than a well-crafted stale script.
If we have a great idea, we'll go, 'Oh, this could be a cool movie.' Or really for us, it's more like, 'Oh, this is a really bad idea. Let's do this. This seems really stupid.'
My manager came up with the idea of taking a Pro Tool rig out on the road to record every night and I thought it was a great idea. I felt like it would be good to record over a certain period of time and then take the best performances of that collection of recordings. It appealed to me that it wasn't going to be from just one location.
It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike.
Ray Stannard Baker
I'd rather say no and have said no and do say no often. I walk away from projects if it doesn't feel right; if it's not the right team of people pulling in together or if the script isn't right. It could be a great idea but the script doesn't work.
One does not set out with the idea that I've just had a great idea and now I'm going to go and carry it out. Almost all art that's made like that doesn't go anywhere.
There are a lot of people building small ideas now. There's an idealization of being an entrepreneur, but the most important thing is to have a really great idea.
I used to think Cape Wind was a great idea. That was when Ted Kennedy was alive and railing about how he might spill his Chivas if he had to keep maneuvering the Mya around all those noisy seagull-murdering wind turbines. Anything Ted Kennedy was against, I was for.
You need a great idea, but then you've got to carry it through. If you get it right, you're going to be a critical success. But not everyone who works hard gets it right, or has the success they deserve: there's an element of luck.
There's an idealization of being an entrepreneur, but the most important thing is to have a really great idea.
This dapper little mouse that wore such cute clothes and said such interesting things, yeah. I thought it was a great idea to have a mouse like that in your family, so now I get to see what it was like.
If you have a great idea that can translate elsewhere, then that's where the scalability comes in - and that's where you can actually start to make real money.
Ricky Van Veen
I think there's a number of pillars to success. One is you've got to have a great idea. The other is you've got to have a constituency, you've got to have finance, and you've got to be able to raise awareness.
I saw this DJ playing music and saying things to the kids. They would answer him back, and I say, 'That's a great idea.'
Truthfully, the hardest part about fashion is not the vision or one great idea, but the execution of each aspect.
When I realized I could use Facebook as a way to communicate directly with my fans, I thought it would be a great idea.
Disney was not a good animator, he didn't draw well at all, but he was always a great idea man, and a good writer.
If you have a great idea, you should be able to communicate it as well. It's like the sound of one hand clapping. You have a great idea but aren't able to express it - well, how great was the idea?
To me, it's all about the song. Songs are what make me excited. You hear a great song and you want to record it or get a great idea and you want to write it.
I think everybody at some point in time has thought to themselves, 'I have a really great idea for a restaurant.'
I think a duet with Janet is a great idea.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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