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Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.
George Bernard Shaw
My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what's keeping my head above the water.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.
But innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea, or because they realized something that shoots holes in how we've been thinking about a problem.
I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children.
The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
Edward de Bono
It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.
May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea.
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.
I think with movies I am really connecting to the Joseph Campbell idea of the collective unconscious.
If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
When I eventually met Mr. Right I had no idea that his first name was Always.
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea.
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 A. Edison
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