Popular Quotes and Sayings about Ideas

Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. ~Oscar Wilde

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. ~Victor Hugo

The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it. ~P. B. Medawar

Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny. ~Carl Schurz

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out. ~Hortense Calisher

It is better to wear out than to rust out. ~Bishop Richard Cumberland

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. ~Anatole France

All movements go too far. ~Bertrand Russell

Only the mediocre are always at their best. ~Jean Giraudoux

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. ~Henry David Thoreau

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson