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“IDEA” – The very origin of the any invention, innovation, change, growth, development, establishment, progress, betterment, etc. is a very phenomenal result of mental and psychological representation of the concept produced by the brain in the process of thinking of a reality in imagination based on the environment we live in and the perceptions that we conceive in our minds.

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The major enhancement of this fantastic world that we live in today is because of the ideas and their implementations that we consider to execute. It has been an important part of our life schedules to think about ideas and implement them in a best way possible. Along with changing the world for the better the mesmerising fact to know is that people have made the most out of their human lives by becoming the originator of that IDEA which made them successful and legendary in their endeavours in-spite of the critics and roadblocks that come in their way.

Lets take a look at what those legends have to say about ideas:

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Thinking of an idea

“An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” – Oscar Wilde

“If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” – Albert Einstein

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” – Marie Curie

“An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.”- Pablo Picasso

“A mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions”- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“The air is full of ideas. They are knocking you in the head all the time. You only have to know what you want, then forget it, and go about your business. Suddenly, the idea will come through. It was there all the time.”- Henry Ford

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.”- Warren Buffet


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Implementing ideas

“A good idea is about 10 percent implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” – Guy Kawasaki

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful — that’s what matters to me.” – Steve Jobs

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”  – Abraham Lincoln

“Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.” – Walt Disney Company

“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.” – Walt Disney

“Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!” – Andrew Carnegie

“The idea that the harder you work, the better you’re going to be is just garbage. The greatest improvement is made by the man or woman who works most intelligently.” – Bill Bowerman

“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


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Protecting your ideas

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”- George Bernard Shaw

“An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.”- Charles Dickens

“Capital isn’t that important in business. Experience isn’t that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.”- Harvey S Firestone

“At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top – I’m afraid that’s not quite right.”- Bill Gates

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.” – John F. Kennedy


This is the power of ideas in the realm. Now go out there think substantial ideas and implement them so well that when you are in the death bed, you have only happiness and no regret. Do you have more quotes on ideas to share? do share your views and your favourite quotes about ideas in comments.

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