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Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it; I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.
It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
When you're passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time.
All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The idea of an afterlife where you can be reunited with loved ones can be immensely consoling - though not to me.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.
Orison Swett Marden
You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.
Robert H. Schuller
No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves.
No one can resist the idea of a crippled genius.
I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.
Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government does it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy.
P. J. O'Rourke
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
The idea of capitalism is not just success but also the failure that allows success to happen.
P. J. O'Rourke
I begin to feel like most Americans don't understand the First Amendment, don't understand the idea of freedom of speech, and don't understand that it's the responsibility of the citizen to speak out.
And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.
J. K. Rowling
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
I've said things and meant them, but I'm obviously a very confused person who has no idea how they feel about things.
New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can't be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!
Arthur C. Clarke
I am very comfortable with the idea that we can override biology with free will.
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
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