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I'd like to see a Republican Party that embraces a lot of the libertarian ideas.
Before you can write a novel you have to have a number of ideas that come together. One idea is not enough.
Joyce Carol Oates
It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa.
I like to come up with the melodies, and I have a lot of ideas as far as structure goes.
You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You're online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It's a job that you never push aside.
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. I'm a great believer of energy and emotion.
You have to work with the ideas and give them a little push.
A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense.
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.
James A. Garfield
Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
'Juno' really changed things for me and I get a lot of screenplays come in now, but I like to self-generate and I like to kind of pursue my own ideas. And I think the more personal the better.
I like to come to the set with very strong ideas and strong opinions about how to do things. And I like also dealing with somebody who's like that.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly.
Outlining is not writing. Coming up with ideas is not writing. Researching is not writing. Creating characters is not writing. Only writing is writing.
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced.
Edward de Bono
Praising the Lord and passing the ammunition are mutually exclusive ideas.
My website inspired me to create my book club and provides me with a creative outlet where I can write about things that interest me. It's a platform where I can present ideas or new ventures and get feedback straight from the people who mean the most to me.
The computer allows me to execute my ideas at the speed I think them.
What we call National-Socialism is the poisonous perversion of ideas which have a long history in German intellectual life.
I have my ideas of what a good documentary is, but drama is a different animal because you're arranging everything.
Gus Van Sant
I write everything down. I e-mail the second I think of something, or I write notes in my BlackBerry calendar. I set up reminder alerts on my phone. And I have a notebook by my bedside so I can write down any last-minute ideas.
Giada De Laurentiis
I crave ideas, and when an idea hits me, it grips me and it tortures me until I master it.
For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.
Gerald R. Ford
America is an idea. And it's the solemn responsibility of each 'temporary' president to protect and nurture that noblest of all ideas - with integrity. This man, Mitt Romney, has shown - not through his experience, but through his actions and words - that he is unqualified to carry out that responsibility.
There aren't that many things left that haven't already been done, especially with music. I'm interested in ideas that can shake us all up.
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