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It really is a fact that liberals are much higher than conservatives on a major personality trait called 'openness to experience.' People who are high on openness to experience just crave novelty, variety, diversity, new ideas, travel. People low on it like things that are familiar, that are safe and dependable.
I'm not mainly interested in what buildings mean as symbols or vehicles for ideas.
If you have a great day at work and you've been hit with all these great ideas and there's a lot of excitement on your team, your mind doesn't turn off. For years I've kept a pad of paper and pen by me at night, because things just occur to you.
I have four or five ideas that just keep floating around and I want to kind of just let one - like a beautiful butterfly, let it land somewhere.
Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
James Harvey Robinson
My ideas had been taking a socialistic shape for many years; but they were lacking in definite outline.
Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
I've been lucky. I don't for a minute take for granted the good fortune I have had. You don't like to get ideas above your station, especially a boy from the south side of Glasgow.
Even the crudest, most derivative novel is an expression of the author's hopes and fears and ideas about good and evil.
I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from not disseminating your ideas and talking about them.
Black holes are pretty scary when you ponder them. They seem nihilistic, infinitely destructive on an inconceivable scale, notwithstanding the ideas of Hawking radiation.
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John F. Kennedy
Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.
Robert McAfee Brown
Words are but the signs of ideas.
I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
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
A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense.
Trust is the conduit for influence; it's the medium through which ideas travel.
The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.
Arnold H. Glasow
You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.
I got into stand-up because I love stand-up. Specifically in stand-up, I love jokes. I love short, structured ideas and a punch line.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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