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Eugene Field Quotes and Sayings

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Ideas came with explosive immediacy,
like an instant birth.
Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum;
it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.
- Eugene Field

Here we have a baby.
It is composed of a bald head and a pair of lungs.
- Eugene Field

He played the King as though under momentary apprehension
that someone else was about to play the ace.
- Eugene Field

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

Incite a riot of new ideas.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ideas, yes.
Inspiration, yes.
Creativity, yes.
Planning, yes.
Perseverance, yes.
More perseverance, yes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing,
there is a field. I will meet you there.
- Rumi

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We each have a sixth sense that is
attuned to the oneness dimension in life,
providing a means for us to guide our lives
in accord with our ideas.
- Henry Reed

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Can you let go of words and ideas,
attitudes and expectations?
If so, then the Tao will loom into view.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

I choose to adapt to the circumstances in which I find myself.
I choose to be flexible in my dealings with those around me.
I understand that my way is not the only way -
that inner peace comes from respecting the ways of others,
and that, if I am open, I may gain great insights and happiness
from the ideas and traditions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.
- William Feather

You ask me if I keep a notebook
to record my great ideas.
I've only ever had one.
- Albert Einstein

Intelligence is really a kind of taste:
taste in ideas.
- Susan Sontag

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas.
If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
- Howard Aiken

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need,
and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
Ideas are any man's greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Be less curious about people,
and more curious about ideas.
- Marie Curie

You don't make a poem with ideas, but with words.
- Stephane Mallarme

Ideas shape the course of history.
- John Maynard Keynes

Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism.
To steal from many is research.
- Anonymous

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

If you are over 30, get out your high-school yearbook
and look for ideas you can apply today -
perhaps an innocent optimism about life -
perhaps a hobby you loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
- Candace Bushnell

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
- George Santayana

Good designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing
and manipulating of words and pictures.
- Jeffery Veen

College isn't the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights;
it is a change that goes on,
deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
- Miriam Beard

All riches have their origin in mind.
Wealth is in ideas - not money.
- Robert Collier

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

What tribes are, is a very simple concept that goes back 50 million years.
It's about leading and connecting people and ideas.
And it's something that people have wanted forever.
- Seth Godin

I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning
to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television
because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
- Barbara Amiel

Neal had a couple of good ideas and they fit nicely,
so that's the way I decided to go.
- Raymond E. Feist

Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding
on to one long enough to get it written down.
- Lynn Abbey

Ideas are all around me.
If I wasn't interested in them myself,
I don't think anyone else would be either.
- Jackie Collins

I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world.
I don't think that's a painter's business.
He just paints paintings without a conscious reason.
- Jasper Johns

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
- Don Marquis

People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must
be content with borrowed postures,
secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
- Warren G. Bennis

Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature,
and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia,
that we must ask that our judges adhere.
- Robert Bork

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.
I motivate people, I hope, by example -
and perhaps by excitement,
by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
- Rupert Murdoch

I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role.
I couldn't take their formula and bring what I had,
my humor, my ideas, and make it my own.
- Dianne Wiest

So long as I confine my thoughts to my own ideas divested of words,
I do not see how I can be easily mistaken.
- George Berkeley

Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I've written more songs for this record than I ever
have in the past so I'm trying to give it a lot of
special attention to be sure my ideas really get translated right.
- Suzy Bogguss

Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards -
the things we live by and teach our children -
are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
- Walt Disney

I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get
the verbal part of my brain to start working.
- Sean Lennon

It's always good to take an orthogonal view of something.
It develops ideas.
- Ken Thompson

We don't want to push our ideas on to customers,
we simply want to make what they want.
- Laura Ashley

Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas.
- Robert B. Laughlin

I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories,
fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
- Barbara Kruger

When you are reading, someone has done a lot of work on your behalf,
someone has had ideas and has then written and corrected
and improved them so that they can be shared.
- Margaret Mahy

A mathematician, like a painter or poet,
is a maker of patterns.
If his patterns are more permanent than theirs,
it is because they are made with ideas.
- G. H. Hardy

I believe in a kind of fidelity to your own early ideas;
it's a kind of antagonism in me to prevailing fads.
- Grace Paley

When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how
to talk about character matters more and more.
The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
- David Brooks

I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making
sure they come out the way I intended.
- Gavin Bryars

I'm not saying my idea is the one and only idea.
We should have other ideas, but the president has not
laid down a specific plan as to how he's going to get us to solvency.
I do that.
- Chuck Hagel


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