Success is hastened or delayed by one's habits. It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.
Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself. Without realization, they are just ideas.
The idea that I can't share my problems with other people makes me not give a shit about their problems.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
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People's idea of success is to be just one step ahead of another lame person.
Selfless ideas spread the furthest.
I abhor the idea of a perfect world. It would bore me to tears.
The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting
There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.
Ideas do not need weapons.
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Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.
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.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
This is the secret of propaganda: Those who are to be persuaded by it should be completely immersed in the ideas of the propaganda, without ever noticing that they are being immersed in it.
They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas. They can crush my body, but they will not be able to crush my spirit.
Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas.
Do not even think of success, just strive to enhance who you are, Right now you have an idea of success but you do not have the competence for that.
If your idea of success is just about being ahead of others, you will definitely not explore the full potential of who you are.
People have a completely messed up idea of what freedom is. Giving in to your compulsions is not freedom
The Creator did not make a mistake with you - the mistake is all yours. You are a fantastic piece of life, but you have silly ideas about life.
Your ideas need not have anything to do with reality. Making conclusions is a sure way of not enhancing our perception
There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by love.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right-doing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.
You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.
Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.
Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Throughout history, people with new ideas, who think differently and try to change things, have always been called troublemakers.
For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this book survives, his ideas live.
Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
My mother had always told her kids: if you're about to do something, and you want to know if it's a bad idea, imagine seeing it printed in the paper for all the world to see.
Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.
The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas.
The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them.
I don't care that they stole my idea... I care that they don't have any of their own
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it
'Tomorrow' never happened to anybody. But the idea of 'tomorrow' has robbed people of their lives.
Don't hold any ideas about yourself or anybody, just look at everything the way it is - you'll merge with everything
Everyone of you must decide what is your idea of well-being, once you are assured of your physical and social well-being, from there on you must do something that genuinely matters, otherwise it is a wasted Life
The whole idea of wanting to be better than someone else is a very pathetic way to exist
Poisons are not necessarily that which you may consume through food. Poisons can enter you in so many ways: a wrong thought, a wrong emotion, a wrong idea, wrong energy or a wrong impulse can poison your life
You have wrapped life in all kinds of philosophies, in your ideas, in your emotions, in (all) things that you created, that you neither see the beauty of it nor the pain of it.
A criminal is also concerned about human well-being, but his idea of humanity is just himself. Somebody's idea of humanity is him and his family; somebody else's idea of humanity is him and his country; somebody else's includes the whole world. Everybody is concerned about human well-being in different proportions.
Practice the truth you hear and read about, so that it is not just an idea but a conviction born of experience. If reading books on theology satisfies your desire for God, you have not grasped the purpose of religion.
Books can also provoke emotions. And emotions sometimes are even more troublesome than ideas. Emotions have led people to do all sorts of things they later regret-like, oh, throwing a book at someone else.
It's a good idea to have your own books with you in a strange place
The idea of a school is to cultivate a child in such a way that the child can grow to his or her full potential
If your idea of trust is that others must behave as you expect, this is not trust - this is cunning.
If the education process is such that there is no imposition of any kind of ideas or beliefs, a child will naturally look inward
One of the most damaging and widespread social beliefs is the idea that most adults are incapable of learning new skills.
Software is just an idea that can do work outside of the human brain. Ideas are impossible to ban or effectively regulate.
Books are always obviously having conversations with other books, and sometimes they're amiable and sometimes not.