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Peter DruckerIdeas are like frog eggs: you've got to lay a thousand to hatch one.

—  Peter Drucker, 1909–2005, Austrian management guru

Bill CosbyI guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.

—  Bill Cosby, 1937-, American comedian

Oscar WildeAn idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

Pablo PicassoI begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.

—  Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, Spanish painter

Pablo PicassoYou have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.

—  Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, Spanish painter

Albert EinsteinA new idea comes suddenly and in a rather intuitive way. But intuition is nothing but the outcome of earlier intellectual experience.

—  Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, German-Jewish physicist

Thomas EdisonBefore you reject an idea, find at least five good things about it.

—  Thomas Edison, 1847-1934, American inventor

Victor HugoThere is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

—  Victor Hugo, 1802-1885, French writer

Paul ValeryHaving precise ideas often leads to a man doing nothing.

—  Paul Valery, 1871-1945, French poet

Paul ValerySerious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.

—  Paul Valery, 1871-1945, French poet

Frank TygerSuccess is often just an idea away.

—  Frank Tyger, 1929-2011, American cartoonist

Elbert HubbardAn idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

—  Elbert Hubbard, 1856-1915, American writer

Karl KrausThe making of a journalist: no ideas and the ability to express them.

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer

Walt DisneyGet a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.

—  Walt Disney, 1901-1966, American businessman & cartoonist

Pablo PicassoAn idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.

—  Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, Spanish painter

Funny Quotes

Sam GoldwynI had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.

—  Sam Goldwyn, 1879-1974, American film producer

Movie Quotes

Pierrot le Fou (1965)I can never have a real conversation with you. You never have ideas, only feelings. That's not true. There are ideas in feelings.

—  from the film Pierrot le Fou (1965)

The Italian Job (1969)Hang on a minute, lads, I’ve got a great idea.

—  from the film The Italian Job (1969)


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