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

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. – Albert Einstein

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

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. – Mark Twain

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 Buffett

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. – Thomas Jefferson

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

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. – John F. Kennedy

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger’s skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas. – John F. Kennedy

Ideas Quotes“I don’t know exactly where ideas come from. It’s just a matter of us figuring out how to receive the ideas waiting to be heard.” – Jim Henson

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

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. – Coco Chanel

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world. – Aristotle

College isn’t the place to go for ideas. – Helen Keller

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

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

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas. – Henry Ford

Great ideas originate in the muscles.  – Thomas A. Edison

God screens us evermore from premature ideas. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around – the music and the ideas. – Bob Dylan

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use? – Dale Carnegie

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Warren Buffett Quotes

A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.

Beware of geeks bearing formulas.

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.

I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.

I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.

I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.

I just think that – when a country needs more income and we do, we’re only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that – that – when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it.

I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of – of American capitalism.

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.

It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.

It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.

Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.