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Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Factoring in millions of people when I'm writing a song is not a good idea. I don't ever do it.
I grew up with a lot of Muslim friends, and the whole idea of revelation has been a lifelong interest of mine.
A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
I just kind of wake up with a new idea and new dreams every day, and I follow that dream, as they say.
Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.
I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm.
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
I love the movies, and when I go to see a movie that's been made from one of my books, I know that it isn't going to be exactly like my novel because a lot of other people have interpreted it. But I also know it has an idea that I'll like because that idea occurred to me, and I spent a year, or a year and a half of my life working on it.
Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is.
I've said things and meant them, but I'm obviously a very confused person who has no idea how they feel about things.
I can say, 'Well, I'm a male. I'm a male human. I'm a medical doctor. I'm an author...' If I go to a religious point of view, I will say, 'I am a soul. I am a spirit.' If I go into science, I will say, 'I am energy. I am light.' But the truth is I have no idea what I am.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.
The idea is, if I can't heal from my art, then how can you heal?
Maynard James Keenan
Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
Sydney J. Harris
I have an irrational fear that something bad is going to happen to me when I'm drinking out of a water fountain. I have no idea why.
A child in India grows up with the idea that you have to make choices that will create a better future. In fact, your whole life is a continuum of choices, so the more conscious you are, the greater your life will be.
It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn't work any more.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
I.Q. deficiency. There are some people who are an order of fries short of a Happy Meal, and what is often a characteristic about every one of these people is that they don't know it. They have no idea how incompetent or stupid they are. It's the exact opposite. They have the loftiest, highest self-image.
Getting a great idea with song writing is a lot like love. You don't know why this one is different, but it is. You don't know why this one is better, but it is. It sticks in your head, and you can't stop thinking about it.
John F. Kennedy
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